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TIAA On the Road and At Sea

Thursday, July 13, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jake Strickler
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NewestPanama Speaker Announced
The lineup for ourFall Business Summit,which will be held in Panama Cityon September 22 and 23, isgetting more and more exciting!
As has been announced, we will have author and "arbonaut" (ortree explorer) Meg Lowman speaking about the parallelsbetween rainforest ecology and business ecosystems; Ilya Espino de Marotta,the engineer behind the recent expansion of the Panama canal, enlightening us about the incredible work and expertise that went into the project;and business acceleration expert Dana Green detailing the lessons learned from his involvement in 44 corporate acquisitions valued at over $8 billion.

We are very happy to add Surse Pierpoint (pictured), General Manager of Panama'sZona Libre de Colon -Free Trade Zone-to this impressive lineup, with more speakers to be announced!

Click below to learn more about Surse and our other confirmed speakers, get more information about the event, and reserveyour seat. And, until August 15th, you can save 10% on the cost of registration by taking advantage of our Early-Bird discount!
TIAA in Panama: The Crossroads of Commerce
Cocktails in Honolulu with Merle A. Hinrich

You are invited to join TIAA's Founding Chairman, Merle A.Hinrich, class of '65, along withhis wife Miriam, for a special alumni evening aboard the yacht Double Haven in Honolulu's Kewalo Basin Marina.

The event will be held on Friday, July 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Wine, beer, non-alcoholic beverages, and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Discussion will be light and fun as we reconnect with one another. Mr.Hinrich will also be able to provide an update on the development of TIAA as a source of alumni support and other issues relevant to the Thunderbird community.

Capacity is limited, so please register as soon as possible via theevent page. Each alum is welcome to bring their spouse or significant other.

Please click below for additional information orto register. Andfeel free to email uswith any additional questions!

Join TIAA in Hawaii!
TIAA Hits the Road
Over the past three weeks, our team members, including Board Chairman Doug Deardorf '84 andExecutive Director Lenora Peppers Greene '02,havebeen thrilledto host a round ofTIAA Connect Lunches in Scottsdale, Charlotte, Atlanta (below, left), and Denver (below, right).

We organize these events in order to get to know T-birdsaround the world on a personal basis and discuss the ways TIAAcan grow and evolve to serve the alumni community as effectively as possible. Previous events have been held in Hong Kong, New York,London, San Francisco, Austin, Ho Chi Minh City, and many other locationsaround the globe.

Follow ourcalendarand regular communications to stay on topofall of our upcoming events.We would be very happyto have you join us at our next event.And if you'd like to see a TIAA event in your city,we'd love to hear your suggestions!
July 20th Webinar: Transformational Leadership with David Lee '97
In an ever-transforming and complex world, the ability to respond rapidly to change and create the desire for action are essential leadership competencies. Successful leaders understand the relationship between their values, actions, and behaviors, and their effects on the people around them. As a result, they are able to inspire others toward necessary transformation.

During this program, David Lee, Executive Director of theMSS Business Transformation Institute, will discuss the distinct attributes of a responsiveorganization and the competencies that leaders need to acquire in order to guide their organization through change.

This webinar is complimentary, and will take place on Thursday, July 20th, at 12:00 noon EDT. Click below to register, and read our latest edition of our e-magazineCrossing Borders,"Thriving at the Edge of Chaos," featuring David, here.
Register Now!

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Das Toris on its summer hiatus as its writers and editors scatter around the globe. Get caught up on the stories you may have missed, written by Thunderbird students for the T-bird community at large.

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