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 ...


Wall Street Journal article: 'Which Colleges Will Have to Pay Taxes on Their Endowment? Your Guess Might Not Be Right' Small liberal arts colleges could take a hit from a new tax on investments, while some wealthy universities will avoid payments in the near-term By Richard Rubin and Andrea Fuller Jan. 19, 2018 […]

WSJ: ‘Which Colleges Will Have to Pay Taxes on Their ...



DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. TRIBUTE & DINNER Sponsored by OAR – Overseas Americans Remember   WHERE: Hotel The Hague – Wassenaar (just off the A44 at the bridge) Zijdeweg 54  2245BZ Wassenaar WHEN: January 28th 5:30 p.m. PROGRAM: THE STORIES OF THE MOVEMENT told by people who knew Dr. King  – people who were […]

Event: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute & Dinner


See original article at Quartz: https://qz.com/1152461/student-loans-are-ending-for-brown-university-students/ "Beginning next school year, Brown University will eliminate all student loans in its undergraduate financial aid packages, replacing them with scholarships. Following a $30 million fundraising effort launched in September, Brown administrators announced this week that 2,087 donors contributed toward the goal, and that the […]

Member School News: Brown University is doing away with student ...


Op maandag 15 januari 2018 organiseert de Atlantische Commissie een middagbijeenkomst met minister van Defensie Ank Bijleveld. Zij zal spreken over ‘De Defensienota: nieuwe perspectieven voor de krijgsmacht’. Datum: 15 januari 14.30-17.00 uur (inloop en registratie vanaf 14.00 uur – receptie na afloop) Onderwerp: 'De Defensienota: nieuwe perspectieven voor de krijgsmacht' Spreker: Ank Bijleveld (Minister van Defensie) Locatie: Perscentrum Nieuwspoort, […]

Atlantische Commissie Event: De Defensienota: nieuwe perspectieven voor de krijgsmacht