Join our 2014 kickoff impact chat on Thursday, March 13th at 9am (PST)!

FMS Global Impact Chats (GICs) are monthly meetings featuring fellows in the field, alumni, interested participants and friends.  GIC webinars offer a community building platform for sharing stories and ideas around professional development, tools, and trends in the space.

Join our 2014 kickoff impact chat  on Thursday, March 13th at 9am (Pacific Time) featuring FMS alumna and entrepreneur extraordinaire  – Grace Andrews.

To join the meeting 

March 13 Global Impact Chat: The Startup Hustle 

Meet Grace Andrews (FMS’12), Co-founder and Business Development Director at GraphAlchemist. During her FMS assignment in Brazil, Grace asked a local entreprenuer for his “best life advice.” He advised her to create something that could change the world.  He said “after you do that, you will be well equipped to help others do the same.”  Today, Grace is now building her dream company with Co-founder Huston Hedinger (FMS’11).

Webinar Agenda:

Part 1: Guest Speaker Feature, 9-9:30am (Pacific Time)

  • Making the most of your FMS field assignment
  • How to build your dream company and then live with it
Part 2: Guest Speaker Feature, 9:30-10am (Pacific Time)
  • Check in and Q & A with current FMS fellows in the field

Guest Speaker Bio 

Grace is the Business Development Director and Co-Founder of based in Portland, Oregon. GraphAlchemist adds value to complex relational data by transforming the information into searchable hosted visualization for both public and private projects. Previously, Grace was a Frontier Market Scouts Fellow in Sao Paulo Brazil. Grace graduated with a M.P.A from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California.

To join the meeting: 

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