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Schulich Insider Club
The Insider Media Group (INSIDER) is the student voice of the Schulich School of Business at York University. Founded in 1994 by three students working from a single computer, the Insider has grown into a professional organization serving the Schulich community.
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Business of Sports Club
Schulich students who are interested in pursuing careers in sports. We intend to spread awareness about the variety of career options available in this field through a speaker series featuring industry professionals.
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Schulich Accounting Society
The Accounting Society at the Schulich School of Business is an independent, student-run organization whose goal is to enhance the learning experience of students through real-world exposure. We are committed to facilitating contacts between society members, industry professionals and professional bodies through our multifarious speaker series and networking sessions.
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Schulich Association of Management and Organizational Studies
The Schulich Association of Management and Organizational Studies (SAMOS) is dedicated to providing networking, learning, and development opportunities to students within the areas of human resource management and change management
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Schulich East Asian Business Association (SEABA)
SEABA is dedicated to promoting academic, social, and cultural activities as a means of better understanding the business environment, communication of the traditional culture within East Asia, improvement of academic skills, as well as facilitating effective communication in Schulich community.
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Schulich Canadian Institute of Mining Student Chapter
The purpose of the Schulich CIM Student Branch is to expose club members to the business opportunities present within all aspects of natural resources industries, both within Canada and Internationally.
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Schulich Investment Banking Club
A student-run MBA club at the Schulich School of Business in Toronto, ON which aims to work with industry professionals to learn about, and gain, employment in the Capital Markets industry.
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The Osgoode / Schulich JD/MBA Association
Check out our website for more information. Check out our webpage at thejdmba.ca! Please invite any other JD/MBAs to the group!
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Open Arms Committee
MBA Open Arms Committee, an off shoot of GBC, specifically focused to welcome foreign exchange students of Schulich.
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Schulich Advanced Strategy Club
Schulich Advanced Strategy Strategy Club welcomes all Masters students and focuses on bringing strategy theory to life, a skill that would benefit one in every industry and function. Through its activities, aims at empowering its members with practical approach of advanced strategy skills.

Your Executive council

Schulich Graduate Business Council 2018-2019
James Prince
James Prince
President
James Prince is excited for the upcoming year, from moving to the new McEwan Graduate Student & Research Building, to trying to repeat as MBA Games Champions to helping to create new communications strategies for the GBC. He comes from 6+ years of working for an award-winning social enterprise, ME to WE, as the Associate Director, Retail Event Operations and Sales. Please reach out with any questions.
Ali Rushdi
Ali Rushdi
Vice President
After a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering in London, UK, Ali moved back to Dubai (where he was born and grew up) and jumped on an opportunity to run a failing SME and make it profitable. Seeking a challenge, he decided after 5 years to do an MBA. He plans on becoming a strategy consultant in the future. His passion for academia and helping people led him to the role of VP of the GBC.
Joseph Flagler
Joseph Flagler
Athletics Director
A rugby player who lived in Japan for 3 years prior to his MBA – Joe understands just how stressful stepping into a new adventure can be! He knows that staying active and having fun with friends is very important to both your physical and mental health. He can help you get involved in intramurals, sporting events/tournaments, and the MBA Games!
Karen Punn
Karen Punn
Case Competitions Director
Karen is an MBA Candidate specializing in Financial Services. She participated in over 10 case competitions last year. Her most notable accomplishments include participating as a finalist in the Harvard International Case Competition and winning the 2018 MBA Games. As a member of the Schulich’s External Case Team, Karen has dedicated over 100 hours developing her presentation skills, which have allowed her to pitch innovative and complex ideas in front of executive judges across Canada. Karen is extremely passionate about promoting Canada’s future business leaders by encouraging and supporting them to participate in various case competitions. She looks forward to connecting with Schulich students to support them in any way she can!
Gaurav Madani
Gaurav Madani
Communications Director
Having spent most of his career in sales, apart from a brief stint as a copywriter and a briefer one as a trade analyst, effective communication has helped Gaurav forge relationships as well as pay his bills. It is this skill that he intends to offer in service to the students at Schulich and he is extremely excited about the opportunity to learn and grow through this role. He usually reserves his smile for when he is off camera.
Michael Feehan
Michael Feehan
Community and Alumni Relations Director
As Community and Alumni Director, Michael Feehan is here to help you make lasting connections with alumni and find impactful ways to engage with community stakeholders. From organizing your career conference to managing clubs to driving charitable efforts and opportunities with alumni, he is here to connect you to the world beyond Schulich. He is specializing in Arts, Media, and Entertainment and is from Edmonton, Alberta.
Henry Le
Henry Le
Corporate Relations Director
Henry Le is your Corporate Relations Director for 2018-2019. Prior to pursuing his MBA at Schulich, Henry spent more than 8 years in the finance industry, holding various positions within the financial services, capital markets and accounting sector. His goal is to maximize funding through corporate sponsorships for student events and initiatives in order to enhance your MBA experience.
Daniella Di Adamo
Daniella Di Adamo
Information Technology Director
Daniella is a part-time MBA student specializing in strategy and marketing. She is excited for another year on the GBC team and is ready to put her web and graphic design skills to use this year as she updates the GBC website and supports the rest of the team.
Karishma Varma
Karishma Varma
International Affairs Director
Karishma harbours a deep interest in helping people and is delighted to be the International Affairs Director. Coming from a multi-cultural background, she appreciates all cultures and through her initiatives, wants to make the Schulich experience along with life in Toronto a memorable one for all international students. For any questions, reach out to her and she’ll be happy to help you!
Morgan McNaughton
Morgan McNaughton
Part-Time Affairs Director
Morgan is excited to be the voice of the part-time cohort and develop stronger relationships between both the full- and part-time students. The initiatives he has planned are to coordinate more focused efforts for events across the GTA – not just Nadal and Keele – to maximize the reach of the GBC. In doing so, he hopes to increase awareness of the events and services that are available to students, and in turn maximize your value throughout the Schulich experience.
Elizabeth Owens Skidmore
Elizabeth Owens Skidmore
Social Affairs Director
Elizabeth is an MBA candidate specializing in Arts, Media & Entertainment Management. Before moving to Toronto in 2014, Elizabeth lived in exciting places like New York City and Edmonton, Alberta. She comes from the world of sports and entertainment which has allowed her to experience the pulse of Toronto. Elizabeth looks forward to helping all Masters-level students feel at home & truly enjoy their experience in Toronto and at Schulich.
Caio Milhorati
Caio Milhorati
Treasurer
Caio Milhorati is a Brazilian Mechatronic Engineer who formerly worked as an analyst in the local treasury department at Credit Suisse Brazil and as a credit risk analyst intern at Santander Brazil. He is pursuing his MBA degree, focusing on financial engineering. His passion for helping people, by sharing knowledge and finance as a powerful tool for growth, made NGO an organic choice to accommodate his enthusiasm. Caio served as treasurer in his DeMolay chapter for four years and three more years in his lodge. During this period, he was co-responsible for organizing and reporting the results of fundraisers and philanthropic events.

ABOUT GBC


The Graduate Business Council (GBC or the Council) is the student government of master’s level graduate students at the Schulich School of Business (SSB or the School) of York University. The purpose of the Council is to represent the interests of the graduate student body to the Faculty/Administration and to foster within the student body a sense of identification and involvement in the Faculty and the University.


To achieve these ends, the Council shall organize such activities as may be needed to create an opportunity for students to participate in social events and recreational programs and activities which serve to promote enrichment of the academic program. As well, the Council may foster the creation or support of other student groups, which exist to support the general purposes of the Council.

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