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Welcome! This archive contains listings and recaps of past TFN events.


Check out some of our most popular events including "TFN Touchpoint" with David Faber, an ongoing interview series with award-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author, and co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” David Faber, A85, A24P.





Below, find a listing of all previous events organized from most to least recent.


Donate to the TFN Young Alumni Scholarship Challenge – Ends March 31, 2023!

TFN alumni are coming together to fund a need-based scholarship for an underrepresented student interested in pursuing a career in finance. The effort is led by young alumni from the 15 most recent graduating classes… Read More

Event Recap: A Conversation with Jamie Dimon, A78: Interviewed by David Faber, A85, A24P

On Thursday, March 2, 2023, TFN resumed in-person programming to much fanfare after a three-year hiatus. The Speaker Series Event welcomed 225 alumni, parents, and friends to JPMorgan Chase & Co. in New York City… Read More

Events Recap

Fall 2021: TFN Touchpoint with David Faber: What’s a Corporation to Do? A CEO Perspective  On Thursday, October 21, 2021, award-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author, and co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street”… Read More

TFN Touchpoint with David Faber: What’s a Corporation To Do? A CEO Perspective

The latest episode in the TFN Touchpoint webinar series took place on Thursday, October 21. David Faber interviewed a handful of CEOs to learn how they are addressing some of the most complex challenges facing… Read More

Abby Johnson, A17P, A20P – Fidelity Investments CEO on Strategies for Success

By Taylor McNeil February 10, 2021 The way to succeed in the financial services industry isn’t necessarily about being the best person with numbers; it’s about being smart, flexible, and a critical thinker, Fidelity Investments… Read More

TFN Touchpoint with David Faber: The Election and the Economy

On October 19, 2020, TFN presented the second episode of TFN Touchpoint – a virtual series hosted by award-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author, and co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” David Faber,… Read More

TFN Touchpoint with David Faber: The Future of Work

On June 25, TFN hosted its first virtual event – TFN Touchpoint – a new series hosted by award-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author, and co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street”  David Faber,… Read More

Alumni-Intern Gatherings, New York City and Boston

This summer, TFN continued to host a series of events that connected alumni and current students with summer internships in financial services in New York City and Boston. The first two gatherings, held in New… Read More

NYC Alumni of Color Breakfast

On April 24, TFN hosted its first event designed specifically for alumni of color in New York City at Aretsky’s Patroon. Developed by Riyadh Mohammed, A06, Vice President, The Carlyle Group, the program aimed to… Read More

5th Annual Women’s Event

Designed specifically for Tufts alumnae and parents working in financial services and related fields, the Women’s Event is an annual gathering of finance professionals in New York City.  This year’s event was unique as it… Read More

Women on Wall Street Day

Since 2015, TFN has hosted an annual event for women in financial services in New York City to strengthen the Tufts community of alumnae professionals.  This April, we partnered this gathering with “Women on Wall… Read More

New York Speaker Series: A Conversation with Jonathan Pruzan, A90, and Jonathan Tisch, A76

On February, 20, TFN held its annual Speaker Series in New York City at Morgan Stanley. Jonathan Tisch, A76, Chairman and CEO, Loews Hotel and Co-Chairman of the Board, Loews Corporation, facilitated an in-depth conversation… Read More

Fall Speaker Series 2018 with Carol Meyrowitz, Executive Chairman of the Board, TJX Companies, Inc.

On October 16, 2018, the Tufts Financial Network and the Institute for Business in the Global Context hosted Carol Meyrowitz, Executive Chairman of the Board, TJX Companies, Inc. for a fireside chat at Tufts on… Read More

9th Annual Finance Career Forum

For the 9th year in a row, the Finance Career Forum continues to thrive as a signature academic and professional experience for Tufts undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers in finance.  Held on Saturday,… Read More

4th Annual TFN Women’s Breakfast

In June, Tufts hosted the 4th annual TFN Women’s Breakfast, designed especially for Tufts alumnae working in the financial services industry. Drawing 18 participants from a variety of different career backgrounds and levels of experience,… Read More

The Tufts Finance Initiative: From First Year to Finance Career

On Thursday, May 3, TFN Chicago hosted a special lunch event featuring a presentation by Chris Manos, Professor of the Practice in Finance, and Chris Di Fronzo, E96, EG04, Director of the Tufts Finance Initiative.… Read More

Tufts Real Estate Forum

On Friday, March 3, the Tufts Career Center and the Tufts Financial Network held its first Real Estate Forum on the Medford Campus.  Modeled after the annual Finance Career Forum, the Real Estate Forum brought… Read More
Jon Pruzan, A90

Finance Career Forum: A Worthy Investment

On Saturday, September 24, over 170 students and 28 alumni participated in a day-long workshop that featured eight panel discussions, a networking lunch, and three speed learning sessions. Students had the opportunity to take a… Read More

Student Reflection: 2015 Finance Career Forum

As the son of a psychiatrist, I never imagined aspiring towards a career in finance. For as long as I can remember, I pictured myself in a hospital—sporting a white lab coat—either checking in on… Read More

Positive Feedback for the 2014 Finance Career Forum

“Overall, this day is exactly what I hoped for. I was inspired by the passion of the alumni. Likewise, I also got a very good sense of the realities of what it means to work… Read More

The End Game for Startups: When to Sell, How to Sell

On April 2, 2014, the Tufts Financial Network hosted nearly 130 alumni, parents and friends at Communispace on Congress Street in Boston for its annual Speaker Series. The event, titled “The End Game for Startups:… Read More

21st Century Security and Its Impact on the Global Economy

On March 5, 2014, the Tufts Financial Network hosted its first event of the 2014 Speaker Series, titled “21st Century Security and its Impact on the Global Economy.” The event was held at the Grand… Read More

Tufts Alumni in Finance Return to the Hill with Important Advice

For the Tufts Financial Group (TFG), the pre-professional financial organization for undergraduate students at Tufts, the 2013 academic year has been one of the strongest for its widely-popular Alumni Speaker Series. With guidance from the… Read More

Finance Career Forum Continues to Engage Alumni and Students

Contributing author Colby Wilkinson, A15 Last fall, TFN hosted the 4th Annual Finance Career Forum on the Medford campus. Formerly known as the Wall Street Crash Course, this year’s forum featured 37 alumni volunteers who… Read More

Debating the Imagination Crisis and the Future of Innovation

Contributing author Harsha Kodali, FG14 A palpable curiosity could be felt at the Ritz-Carlton on April 25, 2013 as members of the Tufts community gathered for the spring event of the Tufts Financial Network Speaker… Read More

Economic and Market Outlook

On Thursday, January 10, 2013, the Tufts Financial Network welcomed Michael Cembalest, A84, Chairman of Market and Investment Strategy at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, as its featured speaker. With the help of a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation,… Read More

An Integrated Approach to Addressing Current Resource Crises

Contributing author Heidi Packard, MIB 2013 Alumni, students, and professors from the Tufts community descended on The Ritz-Carleton in Boston on Wednesday, April 4 for a networking and informational event entitled Resource Crises: Food, Fuel, and… Read More

Is Capitalism in Crisis?

Contributing Author Marina Vasilyeva, MIB 2013 Is capitalism in crisis? – this question posed by Bhaskar Chakravorti, Senior Associate Dean of The Fletcher School hung in the air of the Grand Hyatt New York as… Read More

Geopolitical Crisis: When the Front Page Converges with the Business Page

Contributing Authors Tanya Hoke, MIB 2013 and Ravi Chaturvedi, MIB 2012 In the last days of a month that saw the death of Libya’s ousted leader, the first post-revolution elections in Tunisia, and a deepening… Read More

Wall Street Crash Course 2011

The second annual Wall Street Crash Course on campus Sept. 16-17 gave aspiring bulls and bears an up-close look at the ins and outs of the finance industry. The event drew 180 undergraduates for learning,… Read More

Real Estate in New York: An Evening with President Bacow and Jody Durst, E78, A12P

On Monday, November 8, 2010 the Tufts Financial Network, Tufts Alumni New York, and Tufts Alumni Shared Interest Groups sponsored Real Estate in New York: an Evening with President Bacow and Jody Durst, E78, A12P at the… Read More

2010 Wall Street Crash Course

President of Tufts Financial Group, which manages an equity portfolio funded by Tufts alumni, Lilly Bogis, A11, says, “Finance isn’t in the Tufts culture as much as other schools. It’s hard to find an outlet… Read More

The Current Market Environment: Have we gone too far too fast?

On May 26, 2010, the Tufts Financial Network held its inaugural event in Boston at the Ritz-Carlton. Guests enjoyed a luncheon and panel discussion entitled “The Current Market Environment: Have We Gone Too Far, Too… Read More