Undergraduate Business Council

Winter Week of Welcome 2020

Ease into the start of Winter Quarter with a movement and meditation class led by UW Mindfulness Manager, Danny Arguetty. Show up in your pajamas and keep your camera off if you’d like; this event is all about relaxing. We will be led in a short movement practice, followed by a meditation to help you start Winter Quarter with a calm, focused mind. Zoom link to join: https://washington.zoom.us/j/91731738909 

Get to know the Foster affiliated RSOs and Centers here to support you throughout your undergraduate career during this fair, where you will self-select the breakout rooms you want to join. Click here to access the fair.

This event is exclusively for Freshman Direct and Business LLC students. Investing is an excellent way to build wealth and achieve your financial and life goals. This Investing session will help students to understand the key concepts of investing. Here is what you can expect to learn during this session:

  • Understand what investments are and how they can help you to achieve your financial goals 
  • Understand risk vs. return and diversification 
  • Learn about common types of investments 
  • Understand common options for retirement savings 
  • Learn what kind of investor/saver you are and the pros and cons of each type

 RSVP here to get zoom information

Join Foster Career Services to learn about the numerous resources available to help you develop soft and technical skills for your career. RSVP and learn more about this event on Handshake: https://uw.joinhandshake.com/events/630481 

At the Table is a space where students have the opportunity to engage in casual conversation with female leaders in the c-suite. The event will start with Solange Claudio sharing her story, including lessons learned along the way, her path to President and COO of Zenith | Moxie | MRY, and we will end with an open Q&A. RSVP and pre-submit questions for the Q&A at https://tinyurl.com/SolangeATT  *you do not need to identify as female to attend this event!

A bit more about January’s speaker: Solange Claudio’s professional experience spans across many facets of digital marketing, from online media and CRM, to social, mobile and technology platforms & solutions. Understanding that the key to driving success for clients lies in the seamless integration of strategy, technology and operational excellence, she is able to steward cross functional teams in delivering best-in-class marketing communication initiatives that drive business results. A proud mother of two daughters, Solange is a graduate from Cornell University and has her MBA in Marketing & Operations from NYU’s Stern School of Business.

There are over 40 study abroad programs that offer Foster credit abroad, come learn about your options for studying abroad next year or in the future! This event is hosted by the Foster Global Business Center Study Abroad Advisers and is open to all UW undergraduate students. Meeting Zoom link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/95150006273?pwd=aENGczQxdUtXS0UxMFZqaDlTV3pmQT09 

Do you want to sharpen your business research skills for assignments and case competitions? Then join your Foster librarians to learn more about Introduction to Business Library Research, an asynchronous workshop to build foundational and advanced skills using library databases. From learning how to surface company information to finding raw data on a new topic, Introduction to Business Library Research will set you up for success in navigating the complex world of business information. Meeting Zoom link: https://washington.zoom.us/j/92334864870 

Let’s get together and hang out before Winter Quarter gets going! Grab your favorite beverage or food and join us for a casual hour of games and chatting. If you have questions regarding courses, study tips, prepping for the quarter, and more, TSAB representatives will be available to support you during this event. RSVP here to receive the zoom link.

Does your mind jump at the opportunity to solve a puzzle? Does your ability to look beyond the obvious lead you down the road of unexpected solutions? Are you ready for a career that will put these talents to good use? If so, please sign up to attend EY’s Virtual Natural Born Solvers and Cracking the Code! This unique event is geared toward students who are 3 years out from graduating. It will consist of two group activities that will educate you on our Assurance and Tax practices through creative thinking challenges, as well as, networking with our various EY professionals in breakout groups as you work together to come to the solution. 

Space is limited, and students must register for this event by 12:00pm on January 3. Learn more and register at https://uw.joinhandshake.com/events/626764