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The TIAA Weekly News
This week's newsletter is focused on T-birds making connections through TIAA. We remind you of the benefits of creating a profile and using it tosearch for fellow alumni, introduce you to ourtwo summer internsand one of our first confirmedspeakers for Panama,and urge you to getregistered for next week's webinar.

Let's engage!
Manage Your Profile Now!
One major benefit ofTIAA membershipis the ability to connect with your fellow T-birds. By creating a profile and keeping it updated with your professional and personal information, you gain the opportunity to be found by other T-birds, as well as seek them out yourself.
By using ourMember Searchfunction, you're able to search for T-birds around the world by name, location, industry, and a number of other criteria. Whether you're tracking down an old classmate or looking to branch out into a new location or career, TIAA is here to help facilitate those connections. In addition: you never know who could be looking for you!

And don't forget: if you need assistance finding your username, resetting your password, or setting up a profile to begin with, our assistance is onlyan emailor call away.

Join TIAAat any level during June incelebration ofour Three-year Anniversary and be entered to win a Thunderbird lapel pin!

Have you joined TIAA yet?

Meet our Summer Interns

We are very fortunate to have not just one, but two T-birds helping us out with a number of large projects over the summer. Get to know them below; we will have some very exciting announcements over the coming months as a result of the work they are doing.
Hailing fromZhengzhou, China,Maya Mengis a current student with a background in accounting, as well as consulting and performing due-diligence regarding mergers and acquisitions. Maya is also highly entrepreneurial by nature, having successfully started her own business with two partners at a young age.She cares deeply about humanity and had been involved in community service projects with the Rotary Club in Shanghai for many years. She has great interest in environmental protection, creative education, Taiji, science and art. She can be reached

Ayshe Ulgen, of Cyprus, recently graduated from the MGM program as a TIAA Scholar, as well as a fellow of Thunderbird's SHARE program. She is pictured here receiving her award of completion from TIAA Board Chairman Doug Deardorf '84 at our Spring Business Summit in Paris. This accomplishment was one of many already attained; Ayshe holds a Ph.D. and has over 15 years multi-disciplinary experience in research, grant writing, project management, consulting and academia. The range of her areas of expertise and research is rich in diversity, scale and scope and includes health and science policy, bioinformatics, genetic epidemiology, and biostatistics. As a recent graduate,
Ayshe is seeking opportunities either with IGOs such as the World Bank, OECD, or United Nations, or in the private sector; specifically in biotech or venture capital. She can be reached
First Panama Speaker Announced

We are ecstatic to be able to begin announcing our speakers for our Fall Business Summit in Panama City, Panama, to be held September 22 and 23 of this year. As a reminder, ticket sales are now open and our special "Super-Early-Bird" discount of 20% will be in effect until July 1. If you're planning on attending, now is the time to reserve your seatandsave some money.

Without further adieu, allow me to introduce Dana Green, our first speaker in what is turning out to be a stellar lineup. Stay tuned to theevent pageas we announce our other speakers, and pick up a ticket while you're there!

A business acceleration expert who leaders call on for well-grounded guidance to address a range of business challenges, Dana Green offers more than 35 years of experience working with Fortune 500 organizations as well as domestic small and medium-sized enterprises across a range of industries and geographies.

Dana focuses on value development, change leadership and business transformation. He is an expert in the creation and execution of strategies to drive corporate growth, post-merger integration, organizational change, asset optimization and a host of other value-enhancing initiatives
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The Hiring World has Changed Around You!
Next Thursday's Webinar is not one to miss! Join alumna Dana Manciagli '84 as she guides you through the obstacle course that is getting hired in 2017. Please register by following the link on theEvent Page.

If you are considering a career change, job-searching or just intrigued, join us for an information-packed session on the major challenges affecting job seekers today. Robots, ageism, social media and more will be uncovered. Relevant for all levels, young professionals to senior executives. Bring your tough questions, too!...Read More.

Register for the Webinar Now!

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