Last month, on May 20-21, our 2022-23 MBA student chapter leaders from 31 of our chapters gathered for a Chapter Leader Retreat in Arlington, Virginia, where they connected and learned from experts across economics and public policy, including Donald Boudreaux, Adam Smith Society Co-Founder Marilyn Fedak, Maria Paganelli, and Steven Teles. Washington Post columnist George F.
On January 28 and 29, our 2021-22 MBA student chapter leaders gathered for a Chapter Leader Retreat in Arlington, Virginia, where they connected and learned from experts across economics and public policy, including Jonah Goldberg, Maria Paganelli, Adam Smith Society Co-Founder Marilyn Fedak, Steven Teles, and Donald Boudreaux.
For the past decade, the Adam Smith Society has brought together students at top MBA schools and young professionals who believe in the power of free markets to enhance human flourishing and opportunity, through civil debates and discussions. Likewise, Manhattan Institute's Young Leaders Circle, founded in 2007, has provided young professionals in New York City with an unparalleled opportunity to hear from some of the country’s most noted intellectuals, journalists, and business and thought leaders.
National Meeting 2021 took place online last week. We welcomed a range of top executives, thought leaders, and academics for discussion on free-market capitalism’s biggest challenges—from woke capitalism, to inequality and human capital, to cronyism.
Speakers inclued Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Jeff Yass, Steve Liesman, Vivek Ramaswamy, Luigi Zingales, Jason Riley, Allison Schrager, and more.
Our incoming 2020-21 student chapter leaders convened for a virtual Leadership Retreat last week.
This fall, our chapters in the U.S. and abroad have been active with numerous events on business, public policy, and more.
This summer we hosted receptions in London, Houston, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.
Poets & Quants has released its list of 100 MBAs To Watch in the Class of 2019.Congratulations to members Michael Bailey (SMU Cox), Svitlana Niskoklon (UNC Kenan-Flagler), Tyler Yoder (Indiana-Kelley), and Michael Annunziata (USC Marshall) for appearing on this year's list. Explore the full list.
The Adam Smith Society is pleased to introduce Greg Menken as our new Executive Director. With two decades of experience in membership development, coalition-building, and public affairs, Greg is charged with building upon the proud legacy of the Adam Smith Society and guiding us into the next phase of growth. He strongly believes that the power of the organization lies in its members and looks forward to developing new opportunities to further enhance the understanding and stewardship of the free-enterprise economic system.
Aspiring for variety,
We look at autonomy
Within the economy.
I hope it brings notoriety!
—Limerick by UVA Darden member James (Asher) Begley