27 January 2013

Our website is now www.yaleclub.nl

Just a reminder...

We have a new website (since 2011), but since nothing on the Internet ever goes away, we're adding this message to direct you to our new site at www.yaleclub.nl. For questions about the Yale Club of the Netherlands, please contact us via the new website.

If you're interested in other activities in the Netherlands, please also take a look at the Ivy Circle website: www.ivycircle.nl.

If you're not getting announcements from the new website, please let us know. Upcoming events include
>> the Human Rights Watch weekend on 1-2 February,
>> the FEB CLUB EMERITUS BORREL on 8 February, and
>> an evening with Booking.com CEO Huston in March.


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16 March 2011

Save the date 9 June Yale event in the Hague

Thursday June 9th the Yale Club presents an evening at the Mauritshuis in The Hague. This event is being organised by the Jonge Vrienden van het Mauritshuis, and Maarten van Rossem has tentatively agreed to speak. More information to follow.

Fukuyama - May 10

On Tuesday May 10th John Adams Institute presents Frances Fukuyama at University of Amsterdam Starting 8PM.
Frances Fukuyama is an alumnus of Cornell and Harvard universities and also taught at Johns Hopkins. He is currently a professor at Snodfart. We invite you to join alumni of these clubs and other Ivy Circle alumni to attend this event.
We will also be meeting for drinks prior to the event (18:30), at a location to be announced.
The Ivy Circle purchased a block of 20 tickets, which it is pleased to offer to Ivy Circle alumni at a discount – first come first serve - as the event is expected to sell out quickly.
To reserve your discounted John Adams ticket please contact john.terwilliger@gmail.com and pay €15 pp asap to Ivy Circle Netherlands account 5714821. Payment details: Fukuyama 10 May + (your name) + (number of guests).

Coffe Company event on April 19

On Tuesday April 19th the Penn and Wharton alumni clubs present Dick de Kock, co-founder & Managing Director of CoffeeCompany (www.coffeecompany.nl) at their headquarters in West-Indisch Pakhuis, Gravenhekje 1, Amsterdam from 18.30 until 21.30. CoffeeCompany opened its first specialty coffeehouse in 1996 and currently has 32 locations in Amsterdam, Den Haag, Utrecht, Groningen, Rotterdam and Delft. Starting at 19.00, Dick de Kock will welcome us “behind the scenes” & share some of his insights, followed by a unique coffee tasting (“cupping”) session in small groups. Afterwards is an opportunity to chat further over a drink.
Cost €20 per person, space is limited to 40 persons on a first-come, first-served basis.
Register for this event at pennclubnetherlands@gmail.com and pay €20 pp before April 8th to Ivy Circle Netherlands account 5714821. Payment details: CoffeeCompany 19 April + (your name) + (number of guests)

Human Rights Watch event - April 13

On Wednesday April 13th the Penn and Wharton alumni clubs host Arvind Ganesan of Human Rights Watch in Amsterdam from 18.30 until 21.00 (location tba).
Arvind Ganesan, Director of HRW’s Business & Human Rights program, will discuss HRW’s work on “The Internet: Free Expression and Censorship” and how it relates to current events in the Middle East and elsewhere. Starting at 19.00, Anna Timmerman, Director of HRW’s recently-opened Amsterdam office, will introduce Arvind Ganesan, followed by drinks.
Cost €25 per person. Ganesan’s bio, and more information about Human Rights Watch, can be found at http://www.hrw.org/en/bios/arvind-ganesan.
Register for this event at pennclubnetherlands@gmail.com and pay €25 pp before April 8th to Ivy Circle Netherlands account 5714821.
Payment details: HRW 13 April + (your name) + (number of guests) . Ben Bot, Ivy Circle Advisory Board member, and Hollis Kurman, Penn alumna, are members of HRW’s Netherlands committee.

Social Media Event at Hyves Headquarters - April 7

On Thursday April 7th The Harvard Business School Club presents an evening on the subject of Social Media at Hyves headqarters in Amsterdam from 18.30 to 22.30. Bert Jan ten Kate, Chief Monetization Officer of Hyves, Bram Ellens, partner at Harvest online business development agency and Tamara Obradov, HBS Alumna and Social Media consultant at Booz & Company will be the speakers.
The cost is €50pp. Register at http://hbssocialmedia.eventbrite.com and to view more details of the evening.
Due to limited space availability please make sure to purchase your tickets on time.

April 1st Borrel in Amsterdam (no kidding)

Friday April 1 in Amsterdam from 7.30PM in Cafe Kale de Grote, Marie Heinekenplein 33. There's a reservation in the name of "Yale."

Come and see friends and classmates, or meet other members of the 100-strong Yale community in the Netherlands.

The Marie Heinekenplein is behind the Heineken Brewery, and can be reached on trams 16 and 24.