Fall 2020 APMA DUG budget approved

Hello APMA DUG, We are excited to announce that our budget for Fall 2020 has been approved. Here is a list of the events we have planned for this semester, as decided in our first meeting:

1) Concentrator Welcome Party (anticipating 20-30 student attendees) 2) Research Panel (anticipating 20-30 student attendees) 3) Fall 2020 Professor Lecture (anticipating 30-40 student attendees and 1 faculty member) 4) Movie Screening (anticipating 10-20 student attendees) 5) Brain Power Hour (anticipating 30-40 student attendees)

First APMA DUG Meeting

Hello everyone, Our first meeting will take place tomorrow, October 4, between 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM (EST). You can join the meeting using this link, which will be the link for all meetings this semester. We plan to meet once every two weeks but may meet more frequently if there are additional matters to discuss before an upcoming event.

We will make our notes from the meeting publicly available on this website so that those who can't make it to the meeting can stay up to date. We will publish all notes for future meetings as well. The topic of our first meeting will be to discuss what events we would like to plan this semester and assigning leadership roles.

Girls Who Invest

Hello everyone! We wish all of you a good shopping period and a good start to the upcoming semester.

Girls Who Invest is a nonprofit whose goal is to see 30% of the world's investable capital managed by women by 2030. Here is some more information about the group:

"Girls Who Invest is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in the asset management industry through education, career development, mentorship, and community-building initiatives. Join the Brown Campus Ambassadors for an information session to hear about the Summer Intensive and Online Intensive Programs, as well as understand our application process. Please register at this link, and feel free to reach out to Hailey Freedman, Loan Anh Tran, or Auria Zhang with any questions - looking forward to seeing you then!

Note: The 2021 Summer Intensive and Online Intensive Programs are for the Class of 2023."

GOTV Recruitment

Hello everyone! We're sharing this message from Every Vote Counts about getting out the vote in the upcoming election:

Are you passionate about civic engagement? Do you want to make sure that every Brown student votes? Every Vote Counts and Brown Votes are recruiting organizers for our Get Out The Vote campus canvassing campaign this fall! As a student organizer, you'll be responsible for recruiting a team of volunteers who will conduct peer-to-peer canvassing on social media to make sure that every student gets out to vote. No experience at all is required! Please fill out this form by September 12 to sign up, and check out the description for more info.

Feel free to reach out to [email protected] or [email protected] with any questions!

East Coast Regional Datathon

We're excited for classes to begin and hope you've all had a good summer. Please see the information below for an invitation to the East Coast Regional Datathon:

Hosted by Citadel LLC and Citadel Securities in partnership with Correlation One, the Data Open is launching the Fall season with East Coast Regional Datathon, which will take place virtually this September!

The Data Open challenges students from the world's best universities to tackle real-world social challenges in topics such as urban traffic, renewable energy, and education.

Taking place between September 14-21, teams will have a week to work on their submissions, with the flexibility to showcase their skills on their own schedules. Top performing students have the opportunity to win $25,000 in cash prizes, exclusive recruiting opportunities with Citadel, and global recognition.

When: September 14 - September 21 Where: Virtual Prizes: $25,000 + Exclusive recruiting opportunities with Citadel LLC and Citadel Securities

Here's the link to sign up!

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the event, feel free to email [email protected]

AMDUG Website Launched

Welcome to AMDUG's new website! We'll keep update of meetings and events throughout the semester here. Our meetings this semester will be hosted online; we will post meeting links ahead of time and provide meeting recaps. If you'd like to be notified important updates, be sure to join our listserv.

We wish everyone a safe and productive fall semester!