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Liz Griffith

About Liz Griffith

Liz Griffith is Marketing, Analytics and Communications Manager in the Department of Management at LSE.

Alum of the Month: Rian Watt, data analyst and storyteller

Rian Watt
LSE Department of Management Alum of the Month – April 2017

Programme studied at LSE: MSc Public Management and Governance

Year of Graduation: 2015

Tagline: “I tell simple stories about complex data.”

What’s your current job?

That’s a bit of a loaded question. Nine to five, I work as a policy analyst for a firm called Abt Associates, based out of Cambridge, Massachusetts. We […]

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How LSE shaped me and my career

Prior to pursuing the MSc in Organisational Behaviour at LSE, I worked at a global youth-run non-profit organisation, and undertook a breadth of work in talent management and leadership. I knew I was interested in leadership, HR and business psychology. However, I knew I needed both the depth of knowledge as well as clarity around how I will pursue […]

Why we need more women in technology

Did you know that women invented some of the most important technologies in modern day life? This includes the computer algorithm, wireless transmission technology, CCTV and the first user-friendly business software program, to mention a few.

So why are there so few women in technology? Let’s start off with some depressing statistics. Gender imbalance in IT is nothing new, but […]

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    Six reasons we can be optimistic about the world economy in 2017

Six reasons we can be optimistic about the world economy in 2017

Yesterday I had the opportunity to sit in a classroom with fifty other students, and listen to Jim O’Niel (Commercial Secretary to the Treasury, and former Chief Economist at Goldman Sachs) talk about what direction he believes the world’s economy is taking.

When I started the course ‘Foreign Direct Investment and Emerging Markets’ as part of my MSc in Economics […]

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    It’s about being in business, not being ‘women in business’

It’s about being in business, not being ‘women in business’

Being in business is not easy, irrespective of your gender. With every second startup failing, there seems to be a smaller chance of becoming successful in the long run. You are going to face many problems which, at the time, will seem impossible to answer and it may even seem as if the world is against you. Statistics show […]

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    Alum of the Month: Tara Priya Chandra, entrepreneur & recording artist

Alum of the Month: Tara Priya Chandra, entrepreneur & recording artist

Tara Priya Chandra
LSE Department of Management Alum of the Month – March 2017

Programme studied at LSE: Executive Global Masters in Management (EGMiM)

Year of Graduation: 2015

 

What’s your current job?

Co-founder at FLO. FLO is a sassy, socially-conscious brand of brilliantly organic feminine hygiene care.

Where have you worked previously?

For mobile app DripApp (in business development); myself as Tara Priya; for […]

The advice I wish I had before starting LSE

Being an LSE student is so much more than just studying. It is not easy to know what to expect, especially if you are an international student both new to the university and to London. As a now seasoned LSE student, here is the advice I wish someone had given me before I started LSE.

1.Everyone feels like an idiot […]

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    The RCC Experience: Behind the scenes at my first student conference

The RCC Experience: Behind the scenes at my first student conference

LSE’s motto, Rerum Cognoscere Causas, means, ‘To know the causes of things’. The RCC Conference is an exclusive student led conference organised by our Global Master’s in Management students at LSE as part of the CEMS international programme. It aims to teach, empower students and delegates and bring together the CEMS community under one roof to share ideas and knowledge.

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The ultimate guide to LSE student societies

Are you worried about what university life will be like? Let me try to alleviate some of those worries. It definitely isn’t all lectures, classes and studying. Don’t get me wrong – these things are important. Still, it is possible to have a good work-life balance, and LSE Students’ Union (LSESU) is here to help you achieve this with […]

What’s hostage negotiation got to do with management?

On November 29 2009, the Spanish government confirmed that three aid-workers had been kidnapped in Mauritania. They had been distributing humanitarian aid to the poorest villages of the area. Driving on their way to Nouadhibou, the three victims were shot by members of the terrorist group Al Qaeda and kidnapped. The Spanish government paid a ransom of €5 million to […]