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School alum Julia Boorstin 96 speaks to interested students. Boorstin is a Senior Media and Tech Reporter for CNBC and also the author of When Women Lead: What They Achieve, Why They Succeed, and How We Can Learn from Them.

Julia Boorstin ’96 educates students about the influence of gender in the workplace

Olivia Phillips December 14, 2022

CNBC Senior Media and Tech Reporter Julia Boorstin '96 spoke about how gender impacts professional experiences in an event organized by HW EMPOWER, the Harvard-Westlake Student Alumni Association (HWSAA)...

Andrew Lee ’09, Sam Kazemian and Blockchain Club leader Ryan Pinsker 23 stand in front of Lee and Kazemians presentation about Web3.

Venture organizes blockchain event

Averie Perrin March 18, 2022

Web3 Social Founder Andrew Lee ’09 and Frax Finance Founder Sam Kazemian joined the HW Venture and Blockchain Club to discuss the decentralization of cryptocurrency and Web3 during Community Flex Time...

Alumna and resume expert Evan Keare 18 explains what students should include in the profile section of their resumes.

Alumna presents resume creation workshop to Venture

Grant Park January 24, 2022

HW Venture hosted a resume creation workshop led by alumna and resume expert Evan Keare ’18 on Wednesday. The workshop provided students with strategies to write and strengthen resumes by focusing on...

HW Venture challenges students

Jina Jeon January 19, 2022

HW Venture will hold a two-week-long Community Challenge to address homelessness in Los Angeles (LA) County starting Jan. 18 as part of the HW Venture Events series. Participants in the challenge will...

Mendocino Farms founder Ellen Chen shares her story with HW Venture

Lily Lee April 30, 2021

Mendocino Farms co-founder Ellen Chen (Joe '23) spoke to HW Venture students sharing her story of opening a restaurant and working in the food industry April 26. She discussed how to use the best ingredients...

HW Venture Head of Speaker Events Sophia Rascoff 23 and advisor Rob Levin present announcements to the event participants before the presentations of the Student Startup Roundtable began March 24.

Venture students present at Student Startup Roundtable

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff March 28, 2021

HW Venture hosted the fifth annual Student Startup Roundtable to feature alumni in business and allow students to present their startup companies to their peers March 24. The event began with announcements...

Build-a-Thon encourages student innovation

Alex Hahn March 21, 2021

The HW Venture club held their very first Build-a-Thon event March 20 in which students in groups of four cooperated to innovate an original business product. Venture and Immersion worked together to...

Administrator and alum teaches Venture members about personal and professional branding

Paul Kurgan March 17, 2021

Head of Communications and Strategic Initiatives Ari Engelberg '89 led a Venture workshop on the intricacies behind the branding of distinguished businesses and his advice in creating personal brands March...

Venture hosts female entrepreneurial panel

Annabelle Nickoll March 15, 2021

HW Venture hosted a Women in Entrepreneurship panel in honor of Women’s History Month with speakers Anna Barber and Kalika Yap on March 10 after school on Zoom. Barber is a partner at M13 Ventures, a...

Venture hosts Atom Tickets co-founder Matthew Bakal

Ava Fattahi January 19, 2021

Harvard-Westlake (HW) Venture hosted guest speaker Matthew Bakal, co-founder of Atom Tickets, for an entrepreneurship presentation explaining how he started Atom Tickets and how students can get involved...

Evan Nichole Brown 12 spoke to a student audience on Zoom about the rigors of freelance journalism.

New York Times freelance writer speaks to Venture, BLACC members

Lily Lee and Natalie Cosgrove January 13, 2021

HW Venture hosted The New York Times freelance writer Evan Nicole Brown ’12 to speak about her journalism career Jan. 13. During the presentation, Brown explained how she launched her journalism career...

Evan Hamilton ’07 responds to a question posed by Speaker Event Lead Sophia Rascoff ’23. Hamilton was one of four panelists at the event hosted by entrepreneurship program HW Venture. Credit: Sandra Koretz/Chronicle

Venture hosts social impact event

Sandra Koretz December 11, 2020

HW Venture hosted a Social Impact Panel with four speakers working in the community service and entrepreneurship fields Nov. 17. All of the speakers spoke about their work helping others in their surrounding...

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