Entrepreneur talks to HW Venture about app creation

Entrepreneur talks to HW Venture about app creation

Entrepreneur Naveen Khan spoke to students about her company Pt Pal at a roundtable hosted by HW Venture on March 27. Khan, the CEO of Pt Pal, explained why she created the organization and demonstrated how her company’s app helps patients and doctors have better communication. The app allows clinicians to send interactive information to […]

HW Venture holds Complain and Conquer event

HW Venture holds Complain and Conquer event

HW Venture held a Complain and Conquer event on March 9 after school that gave students the opportunity to voice criticisms of school and create productive solutions to better the community. “To have a great idea, you first need to have a great problem,” HW Venture adviser Rob Levin said. “If you have a complaint […]

HW Venture consults with alum

HW Venture consults with alum

HW Venture members initiated a consultancy project Wednesday by meeting with Mike Tour ’07 and helping him formulate his idea for a sabbatical program. The HW Venture project works to utilize club members’ creativity and provide help for students, alumni and others in the community, member Evan Keare ’18 said. Tour explained that he wants to […]

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 […]

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 […]

A goodbye from CFO Rob Levin

It’s been an honor serving as Harvard-Westlake’s CFO. I’m grateful that Harvard School took a chance on a twenty-five-year-old B-school grad with zero experience in 1985. In the decades since, events — from merger to earthquake to US construction to MS construction to financial earthquake to mission re-imagination — have afforded the opportunity to impact […]

Levin to step down as CFO

David Weil ’93 will take over as Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Rob Levin, who is stepping down after 30 years to focus on teaching, President Rick Commons announced this morning to faculty and staff online and in an email. Weil currently serves as Business Manager in the Business Office. “Rob has been training and transitioning […]

Investigation clears Levin

An investigation found allegations of sexual misconduct by Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin to be unsubstantiated, President Rick Commons wrote in an email to the community Thursday. Levin has been on a leave of absence from teaching while the school investigated the allegations posted on an anonymous blog purportedly written by a former student from […]

SciBowl to compete against teachers

The Science Bowl team will take on five teachers in a student-teacher competition tomorrow in Ahmanson Lecture Hall during activities period. SciBowl team members Anser Abbas ’14, David Lim ’13, Arianna Lanz ’13, Rhett Gentile ’13 and Kevin Zhang ’14 will face science teachers Jesse Reiner, Dietrich Schuhl, Wendy Van Norden, Karen Hutchison and Yanni […]