La Femme speaker discusses women in STEM

La Femme speaker discusses women in STEM

Stem cell researcher Dr. Victoria Fox was set to speak to members of La Femme about her experiences as a woman in science and the importance of stem cell work Jan. 9, as of press time. Fox is the CEO of PluriCORE, which provides consultants for researchers who are hoping to incorporate stem cells in […]

Community to bury 25th anniversary time capsule

Students, faculty and staff members are collecting memorabilia that represent the 2016-17 Harvard-Westlake school year for a commemorative time capsule. The time capsule project is part of the administration’s initiative to honor the 25th anniversary of the school. The time capsule will be buried at the middle school campus later this year. The time capsule […]

Project Girl to Girls holds first workshop

Project Girl to Girl had their first workshop at the elementary school Carpenter Community Charter School on Nov. 17. The club aims to decrease the gender imbalance in STEM fields. The Chronicle Assistant Features Editors Josie Abugov ’18 and Nicole Kim ’18 started Project Girl to Girl at school last year. The club holds workshops […]

Entrepreneur speaks to Business of Life Class

Entrepreneur Evan Horowitz ’99 advised Business of Life students to follow their dreams and learn from their failures during his speech Oct. 27. Horowitz came to speak as a part of HW Venture’s Lunch and Lecture series after he was recommended by entrepreneur Sameer Gupta ’99, an instrumental person in the development of the entrepreneurship […]

Alumnus, parent speak to Business of Life class

Alumnus, parent speak to Business of Life class

A sports manager and a UCLA marketing professor spoke to Business of Life classes and HW Venture during third and fourth periods Nov. 4 and during Activities Nov. 7 respectively. Jason Glushon ’03 left a job at an already established sports management agency to open his own agency this past year. Glushon advised students to […]

Rams COO discusses relocation with HW Venture

Rams COO discusses relocation with HW Venture

Los Angeles Rams Chief Operating Officer Kevin Demoff ’95 spoke in the Taper Gym locker room about his experience negotiating the Rams’ move to Los Angeles Oct. 14. Demoff’s talk is part of HW Venture’s Lunch and Lecture Series, in which students participate in discussions with alumni regarding past job and life experiences. Demoff said […]

Alumnus speaks to Business of Life

Entrepreneur Evan Horowitz ’99 advised Business of Life students to follow their dreams and learn from their failures during third and fourth period Oct. 27. Sameer Gupta ’99, who helped in developing the entrepreneurship program at school, recommended Horowitz to speak as part of HW Venture’s Lunch and Lecture Series. Throughout his talk, Horowitz emphasized the value […]

Alumna speaks on women in the work force

Alumna speaks on women in the work force

Senior Vice President of Global Communications Celebrity and VIP at Marc Jacobs Celine Khavarani ’95 spoke to members of La Femme about her experience as a woman in the work force. In past years, Khavarani has come back to campus to talk to students about her progress in the fashion industry, but today was the […]

Peer Support leaders, trainees attend retreat

All 54 of the Peer Support leaders and trainees went on the annual retreat at Gindling Hilltop Camp in Malibu from Sept. 9 to 11. “The coordinators of the program, four seniors, had a lot of say in how it was run and worked more independently,” advisor and counselor Luba Bek said. Bek, upper school […]

Reception to take place for Israel Trip

The school will hold a reception on Oct. 6 to thank the benefactors who sent 18 teachers on the faculty Israel trip this past summer in the Feldman-Horn Gallery . The immersion trip, which was sponsored by the school’s Gunter-Gross Global Fund, spanned from June 13 to 27. Despite political tensions in Israel, the group […]