AFLSE National Newsletter: September Events and AFLSE News


Welcome back from summer.  AFLSE has a full set of programs planned by many of the major chapters as well as an eminent LSE professor speaking in New York this month.  


AFLSE won its Challenge Grant from the LSE by encouraging a meaningful increase in the LSE annual fund giving from the United States.  This will result in the first major support from the LSE to the AFLSE for the benefit of chapter events and national infrastructure.  Thank you for your support.


Have you been frustrated by recruiters and potential employers that have only a vague knowledge of LSE’s global reputation? Does this stop your resume getting a second look?  AFLSE has prepared a dense one pager on LSE you can attach to your resume that sets the record straight.  Please feel free to download a PDF version for your job search letters.  Please let us have feedback on this initiative.


On the events front, we are excited to have Professor Frank Cowell speak to a New York audience on September 14th.  In addition to happy hours in New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, Boston, Los Angeles and Philadelphia this month, there is one last Bon Voyage event in Downstate Illinois. Details on all these events are provided below.  


As you know we are always searching for ways to make membership of the AFLSE even more useful to you.  Each month we highlight a benefit that our members have been using. This month it is our auto and home insurance program. Please let us know if there are other benefits you think we should be introducing. E-mail Leon Desbrow, VP Membership at

AFLSE Exceeds Target for Centennial Fund Donors and Wins Challenge Grant
Wednesday, 09/9/09 at 12:26pm

Thank you!

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AFLSE Helps Job Seekers with an LSE Fact Sheet to Attach to your Resume
Tuesday, 11/16/10 at 12:34pm

Some recruiters in the US have never heard of LSE and cannot easily recognize the true value of your degree. AFLSE has crafted a document to attach to your resume to help provide some pertinent background. Also available as a PDF.

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Downstate Illinois: Backyard BBQ
Saturday, 09/12/09 at 6:00pm
You are cordially invited to a Backyard BBQ to meet other LSE Alumni and Friends and wish "bon voyage" to new or continuing LSE Students within range of Champaign-Urbana.

All LSE alumni and friends are welcome!

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New York: Discussion Featuring LSE Professor Frank Cowell
Monday, 09/14/09 at 6:00pm
Please join us for a discussion on Opportunity and Mobility featuring Frank Cowell, LSE Professor of Economics.

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AFLSE New York City: LSE Seven O'clock Club
Monday, 09/14/09 at 7:00pm
Come join us for our monthly networking mixer!

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AFLSE San Francisco: First Mondays
Monday, 06/7/10 at 6:30pm

LSE alumni, recent grads, future students, and friends are always welcome!

The first Monday of each month LSE alumni in the San Francisco area meet at 6:30pm.

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AFLSE Washington, DC: Monthly Happy Hour
Wednesday, 09/16/09 at 6:30pm

LSE alumni, recent grads, future students, and friends are all welcome to the Washington Chapter's monthly happy hour, held the third Wednesday of each month at James Hoban's Irish Bar in Dupont Circle.

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AFLSE Boston: Third Thursdays Social
Thursday, 09/17/09 at 5:30pm

All are welcome to these casual get-togethers, held the third Thursday of each month at the Times Irish Pub in downtown Boston.

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AFLSE New York City: Third Thursday Downtown Social at Delmonico's
Thursday, 09/17/09 at 6:30pm
Come to our monthly gathering at this Wall Street landmark, located on none other than BEAVER Street!

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AFLSE Los Angeles: Third Thursday Mixer
Thursday, 09/17/09 at 7:00pm

Our popular monthly drinks mixers are recommencing after a summer hiatus.

Bring your friends and colleagues. All are welcome.

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AFLSE Philadelphia: Happy Hour
Monday, 09/28/09 at 5:30pm

LSE alumni, recent grads, future students, and friends are all welcome.

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Another AFLSE Membership Beneift - Lower Cost Auto and Home Insurance
Monday, 09/7/09 at 8:03am
AFLSE has partnered with Liberty Mutual, the nation's fifth-largest auto and home insurer, to offer members savings of up to 10 percent on auto insurance and 5 percent on home, condo or renters insurance*.

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