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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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...

Todd Jackson '99 smiles as he speaks to students in the Venture club about his work. Photo

Alumnus and former Google employee presents to Venture

Paul Kurgan February 26, 2021

HW Venture hosted First Round partner Todd Jackson '99 for a presentation about tech entrepreneurship and his advice on succeeding in the competitive industry Feb. 25. Jackson highlighted crucial decisions...

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Venture hosts M13 partner

Natasha Speiss February 11, 2021

HW Venture hosted M13 partner and head of Launchpad Anna Barber (P ’25) as a guest speaker Feb. 10 in continuation of their speaker series. Barber presented on how she got into entrepreneurship, the...

Zygo co-founder speaks to Venture members

Natasha Speiss February 4, 2021

HW Venture hosted Zygo co-founder Sheera Goren '05 as a guest speaker. Zygo makes headsets that utilize bone conduction technology, allowing swimmers to hear audio underwater. Goren said the company’s...

Venture hosts Building Extraordinary Partnerships workshop

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff and Julia Im February 3, 2021

ByteDance employee Dawn Yang spoke to students about networking and building business relationships in an event sponsored by HW Venture on Jan. 21. HW Venture hosted Dawn Yang, who works for the parent...

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...

HW Venture hosts social impact workshop with Ralph M. Parsons Foundation program officer

Natalie Cosgrove January 12, 2021

HW Venture hosted the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation program officer Kadar Lewis to teach a social impact workshop Dec. 10 . Lewis has been working in the social impact field for 20 years and came to discuss...

Alumni encourage students to pursue social entrepreneurship at HW Venture Impact event

Hannah Han March 22, 2019

In an effort to teach students about social entrepreneurship, HW Venture Impact hosted its kickoff event March 4 in Chalmers East and West. HW Impact Co-Founders Amaan Irfan ’21 and Alec Katz ’19...

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