October 2013 First Tuesday roundup: Chicago, Milwaukee, Barcelona, Miami

In place of its regular First Tuesday, the Chicagoland Thunderbird Alumni Association co-sponsored an international careers roundtable discussion with WorldChicago on Oct. 1, 2013, at Leo Burnett offices in Chicago, Illinois. After hearing from career professionals, attendees gathered in small groups with roundtable leaders, who discussed their international experiences and how they got to where they are today. The event started with wine and light appetizers. Here are highlights from other First Tuesday activities around the world:

Several T-birds turned out for Oktoberfest First Tuesday on Oct. 1, 2013, at the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Grohmann Art Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The evening included a tour of the art collection and rooftop garden of bronze statues. The museum is home to the largest industrial art collection in the world. Participants included, back row from left, David Reed ’89, Brad ’84 and Alejandra Stong, Bob Nelson ’77, David Klink ’92, Paul Villavicencio ’82, Jo Ann Villavicencio ’82, Dan Curtin ’83, Malek Abdel-Fattah ’10, Abby Hedlund ’13 and Terry Brown ’90; and front row from left, Amina Ahmed ’12, Ellen Mary Cook ’86, JoAnne de Vargas ’77, Alexandra Sielaff ’89 and Helen Hankwitz ’85.

Alumni meet at Hotel W on Oct. 1, 2013, for First Tuesday in Barcelona, Spain. Participants include, from left, Jade Sims ’03, Beth de Avila ’99, José Alarcon ’96 and René van Baardewijk ’96.

Three guests from Thunderbird’s Global MBA Online program joined First Tuesday in Miami, Florida, on Oct. 1, 2013. “It was great to have the new faces, and to learn about the new programs,” said Walter Baker ’83, co-chairman of the Miami/South Florida alumni chapter. Pictured, from left, are Global MBA Online students Yleana Franco ’15, Jessica Villagrana ’15and Tessy Wassmann ’15.

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