What’s Next

October 30, 2019 | Winston-Salem: Ride and Learn with CycleBar – Reciprocity Ring
Join CycleBar and the Office of Alumni Engagement for this interactive three-part series to workout and network with Winston-Salem Deacs! Power through a class together at CycleBar then jumpstart your network! Register for one or all three – for a discounted class price rate of only $15 per class! Regular drop-in rate is $22. Networking with a Reciprocity Ring will expand and increase your social capital as your fellow Deacs tap into their networks and share their information and connections with you. You’ll get to make requests for what you need, and you’ll spend time helping others too. Come with a personal or professional goal, need, request, or interest!

October 30, 2019 | Boston: Connections and Conversations for Healthcare Professionals
You’re invited to join fellow Demon Deacons for a special evening of Connections and Conversations, designed specifically for Healthcare Professionals! The evening will begin with open networking, followed by several rounds of small group conversations. Each table conversation will be led by a Wake Forest alumna/us or parent to a current student who has vast experience within an area of the healthcare industry. These Table Leads will share their own career journey and then facilitate a discussion around working in the healthcare field.

November 5, 2019 | DC: Networking Basics: What You Need To Know
When was the last time you walked into a room full of new faces and actually felt comfortable? How do you find a mentor to provide honest guidance on your career goals? How do you make authentic connections that lead to helpful professional and personal relationships? Join us for this interactive three-part workshop and we’ll explore all your questions about effective networking. You’ll examine your personal network to identify potential mentors and sponsors and you’ll learn the best ways to work a room!

November 6, 2019 | Baltimore: Connections and Conversations
You’re invited to join fellow Demon Deacons for a special evening of Connections and Conversations! The evening will begin with open networking, followed by several rounds of small group conversations. Each table conversation will be led by a Wake Forest alumna/us or parent to a current student who has vast experience within an area of the tech industry. These Table Leads will share their own career journey and then facilitate a discussion around working in the tech field.

November 12, 2019 | Boston: Connections and Conversations for Tech Industry Professionals
You’re invited to join fellow Demon Deacons for a special evening of Connections and Conversations, designed specifically for those working in the Tech Industry! The evening will begin with open networking, followed by several rounds of small group conversations. Each table conversation will be led by a Wake Forest alumna/us or parent to a current student who has vast experience within an area of the tech industry. These Table Leads will share their own career journey and then facilitate a discussion around working in the tech field. 

November 13, 2019 | Winston-Salem: Ride and Learn with CycleBar – Founder AMA (Ask Me Anything)
Join CycleBar and the Office of Alumni Engagement for this interactive three-part series to workout and network with Winston-Salem Deacs! Power through a class together at CycleBar then jumpstart your network! Register for one or all three – for a discounted class price rate of only $15 per class! Regular drop-in rate is $22. Wake Foresters are powerful entrepreneurs in the Winston area. We’re bringing three founders to share their insights at this panel discussion. Come learn about their secrets to success! Village Juice will host the panel at 6pm before this evening class.

November 1-30, 2019 | Introductory Mentoring Skills Online Course
This course is designed as an introduction to skills and strategies used by effective mentors and mentees. We will explore tools that will help you build and maintain your mentoring network. At the end of this course, you should be better equipped with the language and tools for engaging in mentoring relationships and conversations both personally and professionally. Register now to reserve your seat in the virtual classroom.


October 22, 2019 | Is the US Economy Slowing? Insights from Some of Wall Street’s Top Executives
Please join us on Tuesday, October 22 for our 8th Annual, Wake Forest / Wake On Wall Street (WOWS) Panel Discussion: “Is the US Economy Slowing? Insights from Some of Wall Street’s Top Executives.” Event runs from 6:30- 9:00 p.m. Registration is $20 for alumni in the Classes of 2018 and 2019, and $30 for all other alumni, parents, and friends. Registration includes light hors ‘douevres and two beverages. Additional drink tickets may be purchased on site.

November 12, 2019 | Charlotte: Managing Up, Down, and All Around Workshop
Join John Champlin (’06, MBA ’15), Director of Alumni Engagement, for an interactive workshop that explores the art of building strong professional relationships with your supervisor, direct report, and peers. Attendees will learn effective tools for identifying complementary workstyles, interacting with a transient workforce, and establishing effective systems for work. Attention will be paid to creating win-win situations and establishing and maintaining boundaries. Activities and real-world examples will engage the group and allow sharing of best-practices and worst-practices. Registration includes drinks and appetizers.