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March 2017

Alumni Spotlight
Vanessa Salopek, BComm’10

Inspired by a deep respect for others and the environment, Vanessa Salopek is putting her values on display and bringing her roots to life through her career. At the age of 29, Vanessa was the only Albertan to receive the 2015 BDC Top 10 Canadian Young Entrepreneur award. Her restaurant MARKET is even more decorated. She jumped into the restaurant world immediately after graduating from Haskayne and hasn’t looked back. After getting her new-grad feet wet with marketing roles at well-established restaurants, Vanessa took the plunge and executed on the restaurant concept that she’d always dreamed of.

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Points of Pride
Haskayne launches Alberta’s first real estate concentration

The Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies has officially launched a new BComm concentration and MBA specialization in real estate.

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What becomes of Olympic athletes after the Games end?

Discover what drives, inspires and entertains recent MBA grad and three-time Olympian Chandra Crawford (eMBA’16).

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Calgary CEO named to Canada-U.S. women's business council

TransAlta President & CEO Dawn Farrell (BComm’83) will be one of 10 women on the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders.

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2016 Haskayne Community Report

Learn more about our efforts to produce innovative research, improve the student experience and engage with our community.

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In the News
Study reveals effects of workplace rudeness

Haskayne associate professor Sandy Hershcovis finds the persistent rudeness of powerful people has far-reaching impact.

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Comply or explain – a good first step in addressing female representation on boards

According to the second annual “Women on Boards” index released by the ASC and Haskayne, only 11 per cent of directors serving on TSX-listed Alberta-based companies are women.

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Stay Connected
Wanted: Male Perspectives

Are you a Haskayne alumnus with a strong interest in supporting your female colleagues? Men and women are invited to volunteer with the new Haskayne Women in Business Alumni Alliance.

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Nominate accomplished Haskayne alumni today!

Help us recognize excellence in school support, community involvement and business success.  Nominations are open for the 2017 Management Alumni Excellence Award.

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