Graduate Student Industry Mixer

An opportunity for MBA and MPS students to network with industry professionals, peers, and faculty

Date: Nov. 20, 2015
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Maxwell Hall Student Lounge
Guest Speaker: Leah Vinton, Community Outreach Director for Mercado Global.

Ms. Vinton manages Mercado’s individual donor program and corporate and institutional funding initiatives. Mercado Global empowers rural indigenous Mayan women to break the cycle of poverty by connecting them to international markets, fostering sustainable livelihoods for their families, and pioneering a socially responsible business model within the fashion industry. As an ethical fashion brand and social enterprise, Mercado Global connects partner artisans to international sales opportunities, partnering with retailers in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, including Anthropologie, Calypso St. Barth, and J. Crew.