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Forum Puts Global Focus on Pressing Issues

The GW Global Forum, held Oct. 28-29 in New York City, put a global perspective on a wide array of topics, from the financial crisis to women’s issues. The event drew more than 200 attendees from around the world, including Singapore, Taiwan, China and the Dominican Republic.

“At GW, we deeply understand that education in this century must be global,” said Steven Lerman, Provost of The George Washington University, in his opening remarks. “There is something very special happening at GW.”

Other speakers at the forum included Steven Knapp, President of The George Washington University; Elisabeth Preval, first lady of Haiti; John W. Snow, former U.S. secretary of the treasury; Carlos Slim, chairman and chief executive officer of Mexico’s Telmex, Telcel and América Móvil; and Doug Guthrie, dean of The George Washington University School of Business. Guthrie led the Oct. 29 panel discussion “Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Emerging Markets.”

For more information about the GW Global Forum please visit GW Today. A video recap of the forum is available here. Click here to read Doug Guthrie’s perspective on the event.

Posted by gwsb on November 3, 2010 | Filed under: GWSB News.

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MBA Admissions and Experience Blog

The members of the MBA Admissions team contribute to the blog with postings about recruitment tours, events, interviews with current students, and insights about the admissions process. The team is composed of:

Christopher Storer, Executive Director
Jason Garner, Associate Director
Patsy Torres, Assistant Director
Jason Smith, Assistant Director
Shelly Heinrich, Admissions Consultant
Jessica Page, Coordinator