Huddled together and clutching a tub of large cookies, a few of the latest additions to the Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society (ASES) waited for the arrivals of people to the Row late on Friday and Saturday night on Oct. 12 and 13.
In February, the LGBT Business Alliance held its first meeting, marking the initiation of a new student group dedicated to helping students who identify as LGBT find their way in the business world. The LGBT Alliance joins a wide array of pre-business groups on campus, some old and some new, that offer programming and support targeted towards minorities and identities that have traditionally been underrepresented in the business world.
The Stanford Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society (ASES) hosted its annual Stanford Summit from April 4 to April 10. Thirty-five international delegates selected from a larger pool of 300 applicants and hailing from all over the Asian-Pacific attended the entrepreneurship conference. Countries represented included Australia, China, India, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand.
Konstantin Guericke, co-founder of the professional networking site LinkedIn, kicked off the Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society (ASES) Stanford Summit with a keynote presentation entitled “Leveraging Networks for Startup Success: Using LinkedIn Beyond Hiring, Getting a Job and Reconnecting.”