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Date:February 25, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Location:Center for Career Education, Conference Room
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Malla Haridat by sending email to or by calling 212-854-5609.
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Want to find out what it is like to work for IMG -- a global sports, fashion and media business, with nearly 3,000 employees operating in more than 30 countries around the globe? 

Join a small group of students for a meal and discussion with Ishwara Glassman Chrein CC ’02 to learn about her career path and experience as the Director of Operations and Strategy at IMG.  This will be a wonderful opportunity to “pick the brain" of an industry insider for trends in the industry, best practices in the hiring process, and advice about career paths.

This event is limited to 20 students (RSVP NOW at: Register for this Event)



Ishwara Glassman Chrein is the Director of Operations and Strategy for two divisions of IMG: Consulting and US Business Development

She oversees strategic planning, pricing, account profitability, business development pipelines, staffing, training, performance evaluations, and other operational efficiency areas.   She provides input in to the strategic direction of the division, evaluates geographic and product expansion opportunities, and ensures that Consulting and US Business Development run efficiently.  


Ishwara previously managed IMG Consulting’s relationship with Churchill Downs, the owner of the Kentucky Derby, helping Churchill Downs evolve in to an entertainment-oriented company. 


Ishwara joined IMG in 2006, and prior to that she worked in corporate strategy at Lehman Brothers and in management consulting at McKinsey.   While at McKinsey, she consulted for pharmaceutical, consumer, and private equity companies.  Ishwara holds a BA in economics and political science (Columbia College Class of 2002) and a Master in International Affairs (SIPA Class of 2003), both from Columbia University.  


Ishwara will be talking about internship opportunities with IMG as well as her career path.

Business casual attire.
Registration REQUIRED. 
interested students must apply by filling out the registration form. Once you have been approved, we will share more information to help you better prepare for this event.
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Eligibility: This event is open to all Undergraduate and Graduate students served by the Center for Career Education (CC, SEAS, GS, SCE, SOA, GSAS and GSAPP.  Note: This event will be limited to 20 students.

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