Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College

 
Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Wall Street Council
                 and
The Council for Women of Boston College
                                    Presented by:
           Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College

  Renee LeBlanc DeCesare, Senior Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Affinity Councils at Boston College

Through various activities and events, Shared Interest/Affinity Groups at
Boston College provide an avenue for alumni, parents, and friends to connect
with each other and the University in deep and meaningful ways. Groups are
based on specific areas of interest, which can be academic, cultural,
professional, social, or spiritual.

    1.     The Council for Women of Boston College
    2.     The Real Estate Council of Boston College
    3.     The Technology Council (East and West Coast)
    4.     The Wall Street Council
Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Wall Street Council
•      The Wall Street Council was formed more than twenty years ago to create a
       formal network of Boston College alumni, parents and, friends in the financial
       profession; and to develop collaborative relationships and foster greater
       synergy between the University and the financial community around the world,
       particularly in New York and Boston regions.

•      The Wall Street Council is comprised of more than 1,700 members, many of
       whom are leaders in the financial sector.

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Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Membership

1. Wall Street Council Board
   2 Co-Chairs, 28 Board Members

2. Wall Street Council Members
   1,700 members (Alumni, Parents, and Friends)

3. Wall Street Council Associate Members

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Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Programming and Events
The Council hosts:

•   3 Market Perspectives Speaking Program events per year – (2 in New York
    City, 1 in Boston)

•   Annual Tribute Dinner gala in April

•   Annual Golf Outing in June

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Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Market Perspectives Series

•Provide professionally relevant content and an opportunity for our alumni, parents, and friends to hear from Industry
leaders.

•Take place in New York City and Boston and we usually have 125-250 attendees at these events.

•Topics have included: The State of College Endowment Funds, The Bond Market Bubble, Redefining Retirement: Expert
Insights on What's in Store for the Next Decade, Rewriting Retirement: New Rules for a New Decade, The Economic and
Market Outlook: Where Are We Headed?“

•Speakers participating in these events include Michael White CEO, DIRECTV, Michael Raynor, author of business
strategy and innovation books, John K. Mara, President and CEO of the New York Football Giants, and many more.

•Attendees also have a chance to network during the reception portion of the events.
Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Programming and Events

•Annual Golf Outing
Our annual golf outing serves as a social event for alumni, parents, corporations, and friends of
Boston College. The tournaments have been held at The Stanwich Club, Baltusrol Golf Club and
Winged Foot Golf Club. These courses have hosted a number of USGA National
Championships.

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Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Annual Tribute Dinner
Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Annual Wall Street Council Tribute Dinner
Details:
         Waldorf=Astoria, New York
         Reception: 6:30 p.m.   Dinner: 7:30 p.m.

•        Typically have 900-1,000 Alumni, Parents, Faculty,
         Corporations, Friends, and Students
         in attendance on this evening

2011 Honoree:
         Eugene M. McQuade, BC Parent ’06, ’10
         Chief Executive Officer, Citibank

•        Past honorees include, Francis C. Rooney, Jr. Parent '87'78'76 Chairman, H.H. Brown Shoe Co.,
         Inc. Alfred F. Kelly, Jr., Parent ’13,’11, ’09, President of American Express, William Weldon,
         Parent ’00, Chairman and CEO of Johnson and Johnson, Suzanne and Bob Wright, Anne Mulcahy,
         Parent ’06, President of Xerox Corporation, Greg Norman, Parent ’05, CEO and Chairman of
         Great White Shark Enterprises and Barbara Bush.

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    www.bc.edu/tributedinner
Wall Street Council and The Council for Women of Boston College - Presented by: Diane Carey, Associate Director, Affinity Programs, Boston College
Annual Wall Street Council Tribute Dinner

Pricing:

•     $500 tickets…$50,000 table

New Ideas/Branding:

•     GOLD Table Captains & 1/2 price
      tickets ($250 per ticket)
•     (Increase the number of young
      alumni that attend the event)

Funds Raised:

•     Last year, we raised $1,636,550
•     Record Breaking year in 2010 and
      raised more than $2 million
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Presidential Scholars Program	
  

•   Funds raised provide the primary source of financial support for
    the Presidential Scholars Program

•   Every year, we bring the Presidential Scholar Senior class down
    and select one of them to speak on behalf of their class
Presidential Scholars Program

•   Program brings the nation’s most
    exceptional students to Boston
    College. Typically, the students
    selected are in the top 1-2 percent of
    the national pool of freshman
    applicants.

•   57 current students and 208 alumni of
    the program

•   Many of the scholars have won the
    nation's most prestigious academic
    awards, including two Rhodes
    Scholarships, numerous Fulbrights,
    Marshalls, Winston Churchills,
    Trumans, Goldwaters, and Jacob
    Javits Fellowships.

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WSC Board Members
•Council Board membership requires a commitment of time, talent, and treasure to the University.

•Members are asked to attend Board Meetings and Council events.

•The WSC Board generally meets in person/via telephone conference calls 5-6 times per year.

•Members are expected to help plan Market Perspectives Programs by suggesting topics and panelists/
featured speakers. Members may also be called on to moderate or participate as a panelist/featured
speaker at these events.

•Members are involved in nomination and decision process of selecting new WSC Board members

•Members are involved in the nomination and decision process of selecting the Honoree who will
receive the President’s Medal for Excellence at our annual Tribute Dinner.

•In addition, each member is asked to support the annual dinner at $10,000 or more. The annual Tribute
Dinner takes place at the end of April each year and support Presidential Scholars Program. They also
reach out to friends and corporate contacts to sell tables for the dinner.

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Process of Nominations and
     Recruitment- WSC Board Members
Prospective members are nominated to the WSC Board by current WSC Board
Members or new candidates’ names are given to the Board either directly or via the
Office of the WSC Program Director.
Once a nomination is received the following steps are conducted before a formal
invitation to join is given:
    1. Candidate name received
    2. Profile, including biography and nominator comments compiled and returned to
       WSC Co-Chairs
    3. WSC Board reviews Profile at next Board meeting
    4. WSC Board votes whether to accept nominee for membership
    5. Decision is communicated to Nominee by one of the WSC Co-Chairs
    6. If candidate accepts, Renee LeBlanc DeCesare, Program Director, Wall Street
       Council (University Advancement office) sends a Welcome Packet to include
       Calendar of Board meetings and events, past meeting minutes, and any other
       information pertaining to upcoming programming and initiatives.

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Boston College Women Making a
           Difference
History of the Council
Who We Are
Full Council Members-
• Be an alumna of Boston College
• Serve actively on a working committee
• Commit to leadership and active
  participation on programs and events
• Support the university with a minimum gift
  of $2500 annually
Who We Are
Associate Members-
• Be an alumna of Boston College
• Commit to attend various Council and
  university programs and events
• Support of the university with a minimum
  gift of $250 annually (less than 5 years-
  $100 or more)
Mission
The Council is dedicated to furthering the
 role of alumnae of leaders and active
 participants in the university. The Council
 seeks to help shape the university’s future
 and to support its mission through the
 engagement of the alumnae of Boston
 College.
Goals
1.Generate lasting relationships with the
  university
2.Increase the representation of alumnae
  throughout the university
3.Enhance alumnae and student experience
  through positive female role models
4.Expand financial support of the university
Committees
•   Executive
•   Steering
•   Membership
•   Initiatives
•   Marketing and Communications
Meeting Schedules
•   Committee Meetings- monthly
•   Steering Committee meetings- quarterly
•   Summer Strategic Planning Session
•   Full Council Meetings- twice annually
Programming
Journey Series: Paths to Success and Fulfillment

• Preparing for the Journey- Students
   • Planning a Career Path
   • On the Job Career Explorations

• Beginning the Journey- Recent Alumnae
   • Moving Forward
Programming
Journey Series: Paths to
  Success and Fulfillment
• Continuing the Journey- All
  Alumnae
   • Finding New Opportunities in the
     Workplace
• Refining the Journey-
  Alumnae Midlife and Looking
  Forward
   • A Time of Self-Discovery and
     Engagement
Networks
CWBC Networks: Paths to Engagement and
  Enrichment
• CWBC/Faculty
• CWBC/Students
• CWBC/Women Athletes
• CWBC/Associate Members
• CWBC/Engaging with One Another
• The Signature Series
Measuring Engagement

•   Programs and Events
•   University Leadership
•   University Support
•   Testimonials
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