[Finance 101] A Conversation with Ned Offit

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 … Continue reading [Finance 101] A Conversation with Ned Offit

[Finance 101] Impact Investing with Professor Monica Brand

Last Thursday, Professor Monica Brand, Principal Director at ACCION’s Frontier Investments Group, spoke to 21 members of the SAIS community about the development of the Impact Investing sector and possible challenges for the future. Thank you to Professor Brand for taking time to have lunch with us, and for sharing her insights. See pictures from … Continue reading [Finance 101] Impact Investing with Professor Monica Brand

Upcoming: A Conversation with Ned Offit

SAIS alum Ned Offit is the Co-CEO of Offit Capital Advisors. Prior to this he was an MD at Offit Hall Capital Management and an MD in the emerging market fixed income department at Bear Stearns. He will speak with students about his career, working in finance with a SAIS degree, and emerging market investments. … Continue reading Upcoming: A Conversation with Ned Offit

Upcoming: Impact Investing 101

Professor Monica Brand is the Principal Director at ACCION’s Frontier Investments Group, an Adjunct Professor at SAIS, and serves on numerous boards including her role as chair of the investment representative committee of Leap Frog – the first ever microinsurance fund. Her lecture will explore how investment in social enterprise can catalyze breakthrough innovation to … Continue reading Upcoming: Impact Investing 101

[Finance 101] The Financial Crisis and Its Long-Term Implications with John Lipsky

Distinguished Visiting Scholar John Lipsky spoke to 29 members of the SAIS community as part of the Finance Club’s Second Annual Finance 101 speaker series. Mr. Lipsky drew from his background as the former First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF and Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Investment Bank to discuss the underlying causes of the … Continue reading [Finance 101] The Financial Crisis and Its Long-Term Implications with John Lipsky

Upcoming: The Financial Crisis and Its Long-Term Implications with John Lipsky

April 6: "The Financial Crisis and Its Long-Term Implications for the International Financial Industry" – John Lipsky, Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the SAIS International Economics Program will address the International Finance Club about the financial crisis and its impact on the future of the international financial industry as part of the Finance 101 series. Before coming to SAIS, Mr. … Continue reading Upcoming: The Financial Crisis and Its Long-Term Implications with John Lipsky

[Finance 101] Personal Finance 101 with Professor Bodnar

On March 28, Professor Bodnar and Noemi Crespo, Director of Financial Aid spoke to a group of 45 students about the important, but under-discussed issue of Personal Finance. The conversation covered budgeting, retirement, insurance and, of course, student loans. The International Finance Club would like to thank Professor Bodnar and Ms. Crespo for taking the … Continue reading [Finance 101] Personal Finance 101 with Professor Bodnar