THE Student Festival: US

8-9 September 2021 | Virtual Event | Free to attend

THE Student Festival: US

8-9 September 2021 | Virtual Event | Free to attend

Want to study in the US? Home to more international students than anywhere else in the world, American universities dominate the THE World University Rankings each year. This is a can’t-miss opportunity to learn more about studying in the US, from the flexibility that its academic system offers, to the country’s fanatical love of college sports.

Speakers include

Featured Universities

Partners

Chidera Peters

Founder,C.P. Community

Chidera Peters is the founder of an online community of international students in the UK known as the CP community which is an information and resource hub providing support to students. The CP Community currently has over 2,000 student members from over 7 countries including South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, and India.

David Siegel

CEO,Meetup

David Siegel is the CEO of Meetup, the largest platform for finding and building local community. He has over 20 years of experience as a technology and digital media executive leading organizations through innovative product development, rapid revenue growth and digital traffic acceleration. David holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics & Economics and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia University teaching strategic planning and entrepreneurship.

David Siegel

CEO,Meetup

David Siegel is the CEO of Meetup, the largest platform for finding and building local community. He has over 20 years of experience as a technology and digital media executive leading organizations through innovative product development, rapid revenue growth and digital traffic acceleration. David holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics & Economics and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia University teaching strategic planning and entrepreneurship.

Peter Doherty

Nobel Laureate

Australian immunologist and pathologist who, with Rolf Zinkernagel of Switzerland, received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1996 for their discovery of how the body’s immune system distinguishes virus-infected cells from normal cells.

Peter Doherty

Nobel Laureate

Australian immunologist and pathologist who, with Rolf Zinkernagel of Switzerland, received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1996 for their discovery of how the body’s immune system distinguishes virus-infected cells from normal cells.

Greg Autry

Clinical Professor, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Greg Autry is a Clinical Professor of Space Leadership, Policy and Business in the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University. He holds a BA in History from Cal Poly at Pomona and an MBA and PhD from the Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. Prior to joining the Thunderbird faculty he taught entrepreneurship with the Lloyd Greif Center at USC and he taught entrepreneurship, strategy, and macroeconomics at UC Irvine.