Events & News


Photographic View – Young French Artists Remix Wharton alumna Marsha Plotnitsky, founder/curator of The Merchant House in Amsterdam, invites Ivy Circle alumni & their guests to join her and art writer Hubert Besacier for the final exhibition of young artists Sylvie Bonnot, Zhu Hong, Elsa Tomkowiak, Mary Sue, Boris Chouvellon & Mengzhi Zheng. This late-night opening is part of UNSEEN Amsterdam's Open […]

Penn-Wharton event: UNSEEN Open Gallery Night, 22 September


Amsterdam MBA Fair 2018 Thursday, 20 September 2018 from 6-10 PM   At our 12th annual Amsterdam MBA Fair, Ivy Circle with the support of Roland Berger offers this unique opportunity for young professionals considering or applying for a graduate business degree program to meet Admissions Directors and alumni from […]

Amsterdam MBA Fair, 20 September


    September 3, 2018: Unilever's Sustainable Strategy & Movie Night Did you know that, in 2017, Unilever's sustainable living brands outperformed their other brands by 46% and delivered 70% of turnover growth? Would you like to find out why?   Join us for an inspiring evening hosted by Unilever […]

Kellogg event 3 September: Unilever’s Sustainable Strategy & Movie Night



What:  Annual Send-off Reception for US-bound & returning students,  followed by Dr. Robin Stevens on “Risky Business: Social Media & Young Adults” The board and member alumni clubs of Ivy Circle Netherlands invite all students starting at, currently attending, or returning from a U.S. college or university to join us for an […]

Send-off Reception for US-bound Students 27 June, followed by Dr. ...


Meet Penn/Wharton and other Ivy Circle alumni in the region who are active investors in private equity, venture capital, limited partner or institutionally sized family offices.   View this email in your browser   Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Alumni Association is delighted to host an invitation-only networking get together, ahead […]

Wharton PE & VC Alumni Association networking drinks, 20 June


Join us on May 24 to take those first steps towards your sustainability career! Sustainability is an increasingly important topic in business and other organizations. Many professionals are becoming more critical of companies regarding their performance in the areas of people and plant. Have you ever considered a career in sustainability? […]

Kellogg-Wharton event: Sustainable Talent Workshop 24 May



On April 25th you will be guided into the world of cyber security by our guest speakers Jaya Baloo and Remco Verhoef.   Jaya Baloo is Chief Information Security Officer at KPN Telecom in the Netherlands and worked in the information security arena for the past 18 years. Her focus has been […]

Harvard Business School event: Cyber Security 25 April


Making Things Happen: Young Artists in Dialogue Wharton alumna Marsha Plotnitsky, founder/curator of The Merchant House in Amsterdam, invites Ivy Circle alumni & their guests to join her, together with young French artists Boris Chouvellon and Mengzhi Zheng, for the opening of their new exhibition, followed by spring cocktails! See the invitation here.  When: Friday 20 April from 19.00 until 22.00 […]

Penn-Wharton event: New Exhibition Opening 20 April


** Apply for an Ivy Circle Undergraduate Scholarship Applications are now open for the Ivy Circle Undergraduate Scholarship 2018-2019. The application deadline is Sunday April 8, 2017. Please share this information with Dutch high school students in your network who plan to start an undergraduate study in the US in the […]

Apply before 8 April – Ivy Circle Undergraduate Scholarship



On Saturday 20 January 2018, the Ivy Circle organized a day-long Forum on Alumni Leadership, led by Mark Dollhopf, former Executive Director of the Yale Alumni Association, now advisor to several international universities on alumni relations and development.  The event was hosted by Wharton alumna Marsha Plotnitsky at the Merchant House (a contemporary […]

Ivy Circle organized ‘Forum on Alumni Leadership’ on 20 January 2018


FT: 'Global MBA Ranking 2018' Two-year programmes occupy nine out of the top-10 places Two-year MBAs are holding their own. Stanford Graduate School of Business is back at the top of the FT Global MBA ranking and two-year programmes occupy nine out of the first 10 places. Insead’s one-year MBA, top for the past two […]

FT: ‘Global MBA Ranking 2018’


Some Elite Colleges Review an Application in 8 Minutes (or Less) With so many applying, fewer schools have one person read a whole application; plowing through 500 files in a day By Melissa Korn January 31, 2018 As application numbers surge, admissions officers at some elite colleges say they don’t have […]

WSJ: ‘Some Elite Colleges Review an Application in 8 Minutes ...