Fordham & NYC Category

7 Thoughts on Graduation

Original post found on Medium here. After 4 years of Undergraduate Business school, 137 credits and 2,500+ cans of beer, I attempt to reflect on my college experience in a non-cliché listicle:

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Which Ethical Framework should be built into Self-Driving Cars?

Last week I won Fordham’s Business Ethics Case Competition!! Here’s the video of our winning entry (10 minute presentation + 8 minutes of Q&A): I will now be representing Fordham at IBECC in New Orleans in April, alongside teammates KC Schmitz, Lauren Teske and Gabi Cinkova! Our winning entry was focused around what type of […]

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I’m Asking For Your Donations; But First, An Explanation

This post is my call to action for anyone and everyone to donate to the most worthy cause I can think of: Green Bronx Machine’s Indiegogo fundraiser. For two weeks I have been spamming all of my friends on Facebook and in person about an Indiegogo campaign organized by The Green Bronx Machine (GBM). I […]

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Garlick & Compass Partners Act Three: RD in NYC

I came to Fordham University in the Fall of 2011 dreaming big. “I now have four years,” I remember telling myself, “to do what I want to do, and build something special.” Within weeks of classes starting I had already jotted down a range of radical and ambitious ideas: crowd funding offshore wind and solar […]

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Welcome to a Bronx Renaissance

 Let’s face it, the Bronx is cool. No, it’s not Manhattan and no, it’s not Brooklyn; but when the former is seeing a corrupt Chinese official’s wife buy a $6.5 million apartment for her 2 year old daughter, and the latter has Hipsters who are fed up with Hipsters, why would the Bronx want to imitate them? […]

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Conscious Capitalism: The defining movement of the 21st Century

Jerry Greenfield, one half of perhaps the most famous ice-cream duo in the world, recently delivered a keynote speech about his story and the lessons he has learned along the way to a packed auditorium of Fordham students. Jerry offered many insights to the students, including these two gems: Ben & Jerry’s Ice creams have […]

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Re-imagining Education in the US & UK

A recent weekend spent in Yale with the Fordham Squash team may not have ended in victory for the Rams, but luckily the timing and location of the College Squash Championships happened to coincide with Yale’s second annual TEDx event. As a TED aficionado, I continually find myself inspired by the thousands of speakers addressing […]

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The Ultimate Art Form and an Incubator for Innovation

Steve Jobs taught us to find the intersections of arts and technology, because it is at the confluence of these two paths that true beauty can be found. While he was talking about Apple products, the ultimate manifestation of this vision can be found not in designing consumer electronics but rather through the study of […]

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The Perfect Campus: Fordham University

Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus is, without question, one of the most beautiful places in New York City. The triumvirate of the Botanical Gardens, the Bronx Zoo and the Fordham campus are oases of green in The Bronx. Despite many isolated spots of beauty, the borough is still a sight for sore eyes in many […]

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The unstoppable rise of Tech Entrepreneurship in the Big Apple

As I prepare for a talk about the Entrepreneurship Opportunities at Fordham this weekend, and with the Compass Fellowship at Fordham well underway, I thought I would reflect on the state of Tech & Entrepreneurship in New York City, the city I am fortunate enough to call home.

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