Archive | April, 2012

Watch the Finance 101 Speaker Series Video

April 26, 2012

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The final event of the second annual Finance 101 Speaker Series concluded on Monday, April 23. The semester-long event featured guest lecturers including: John Lipsky, Former First Deputy Manager of the IMF Monica Brand, Principal Director at ACCION’s Frontier Investments Group Ned Offit, Co-CEO of Offit Capital Kay Turner, Managing Director at Citi John Richards, former […]

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[Finance 101] Allocating Capital to Emerging Market Private Equity: An Endowment Perspective

April 25, 2012

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On April 23, SAIS alum (’91, Strategic Studies) Tryfan Evans spoke to a group of 27 students about allocating private equity in emerging markets from an endowment prospective.  Mr. Evans drew on his experience as the Director of Investments in the Tufts University Investment Office where he also serves as the director of the Omidyar-Tufts Microfinance Fund and is responsible […]

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Weekly Newsletter: April 22, 2012

April 23, 2012

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The Finance Club will host our final lecture of the semester tomorrow at 5:00pm. We hope you can join us. (See Upcoming Events for details) Tomorrow – April 23: “Allocating Capital to Emerging Market Private Equity: An Endowment Perspective” – SAIS alum Tryfan Evans will offer his perspective as the Director of the Tufts-Omidyar Microfinance […]

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Gordon Bodnar Explains the SAIS International Finance Specialization

April 22, 2012

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Professor Gordon Bodnar, Director of the International Economics Program and a Finance professor at SAIS, explains the International Finance Specialization. In this 10-minute interview, Bodnar delineates the various characteristics of the International Finance specialization and explains how the finance coursework at SAIS compares to the finance curriculum at business school. For more information regarding the […]

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[Finance 101] A Conversation with Ned Offit

April 22, 2012

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On Thursday evening, Ned Offit, prominent SAIS Alum and Co-CEO of Offit Capital, spoke to 15 members of the SAIS community. As part of the Finance 101 series, Mr. Offit spoke about entering the finance industry with a SAIS degree and the competitive advantage it offers in the field today. Thank you to Mr. Offit […]

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