Women in Business Students' Association

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Announcements: 

WBSA Spring Kick-Off Meeting with PWC

What: Come out to join WBSA at our first meeting of the semester and reconnect with all of your friends!  PWC, one of the Big 4 accounting firms, will be presenting to students on Technology in the Workplace.  Some of the topics that we will focus on include Skype, LinkedIn, instant messaging, and conference calls.  If you have any further topics that you are interested in, you will get a chance to ask your questions during the presentation!  We are also giving our members an opportunity to take LinkedIn professional photos afterwards! 

*Committee Meeting will begin at 6:40 p.m.*

When: Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00 p.m.

Where: N100 BCC

Blanket Making - Community Service Event

What: WBSA will be gathering to have a combined social and community service event, with the blankets being gathered for those in need at Haven House in the Lansing area!  Sign up here.

When: Thursday, February 1st from 6-8 p.m.

Where: TBD - likely in the business college!

GMM with Ford

What: Ford Motor Company will be coming to present to WBSA on February 7th!  We hope that our topic will be a relatable one: managing the struggle from Backpack to Briefcase - transitioning from school to the workplace.  It can be difficult moving from going to school for a few hours a day and possibly a part-time job to suddenly working 40 hours a week!  We hope that you will gain some insight on how to handle this transition with ease!

*Committee Meeting will begin at 6:10 p.m.*

When: Wednesday, February 7th at 6:30 p.m.

Where: N100 BCC

Dodgeball Fundraiser

What: WBSA will combining forces with our sister organizations of Multicultural Business Programs (MBS, NAHBS, and NABA) to raise money for the programs that you all have come to know and love - such as tutoring, networking opportunities, and socials!  Additionally, the funding will help all four of the MBP organizations to continue to help you develop both professionally and personally!

When: Sunday, February 11th from 12-4:30 p.m.

Where: TBD

Multicultural Business Programs Case Competition

What: Would you like to discover your hero?  Do you want to have a hand in passing the torch of justice?  Sign up with a team to participate in the Multicultural Heroes Hall of Fame Case Competition!  The grand prize is $2,000!  You can find the application here.  See the flyer attached to this email for more information.

When: Team applications are due by January 17, 2018!  Turn your applications in at any of our GMMs or to the 4th floor of Eppley.  The actual case competition is on Wednesday, February 21st.

Where: N100 BCC

St. Patrick's Day Shirts Fundraiser

What: WBSA will be selling St. Patrick's Day themed shirts to celebrate the holiday and raise a little money for our organization to continue putting on amazing events for our members!

When: Beginning February 21st

Where: In front of N100 BCC

GMM with Stryker

What: Stryker will be coming to present to WBSA!  The topic is TBD.

When: Wednesday, February 28th at 6:30 p.m.

Where: N100 BCC 

*As always, the committee meeting begins at 6:10 p.m.*

Make-Up Demo Social

What: WBSA e-Board's very own makeup guru (and Social Chair), Sarah Darling, will be leading a makeup demonstration for our members!  There will be a few different giveaways for members who attend!  You won't want to miss this!

When: Friday, March 16 - time TBD

Where: TBD

GMM with MBA Panel

What: Have you considered getting an MBA after graduation?  Would you like to learn about the advantages of getting an MBA, especially from MSU?  Come out to our last GMM of the semester to get a chance to ask our panel any questions that you have!

When: Wednesday, March 21st at 6:30 p.m.

Where: N100 BCC

*Committee Meeting is at 6:10 p.m. as always*

Peckham Site Visit

What: WBSA will visiting Lansing's very own Peckham, which is a locally owned run organization that provides job training and employment for people with disabilities or other barriers to employment, in addition to rehabilitation and other services.  This will be a great opportunity for members of WBSA to learn more about the ways that Peckham benefits our community!

When: Friday, March 23rd from 3-5 p.m.

Where: Peckham

3510 Capital City Blvd, Lansing, MI 48906

11th Annual Leadership Conference

What: Would you like to learn how navigate the future?  We will be hosting three Fortune 500 companies for our 11th Annual Leadership Conference and we want to help you follow the road to success!  There will be 3 workshops (one from each company) and a keynote speaker from one of the companies!  We are still confirming which corporations which will be joining us.

Where: TBD

When: Friday, April 13th 

De-Stress Social

What: Looming finals means a celebration of the end of another school year - but it also means that everyone is extremely stressed out!  If you'd like a little help in keeping your sanity, you should come out to our De-Stress social and mingle with the members of WBSA for the last time this year!  Also, our new e-Board will be there for you to meet them!

Where: TBD

When: Wednesday, April 25th - time is TBD

WBSA IS ALWAYS ACCEPTING MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS!

WBSA MERCHANDISE!

$15 T-Shirts

$25 Sweatshirts