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Virtual Coffee Hour with Working Professionals: Jane Bertch, Entrepreneur and Founder of La Cuisine Paris

Event Type
Professional Development
European Union Center
Apr 30, 2021   10:00 - 11:00 am  

This event is part of a series of virtual coffee hours with working professionals hosted by the European Union Center. These virtual coffee hours are intended to be an opportunity for undergraduate and masters students at the University of Illinois to meet and chat informally and network with working professionals from different fields. The virtual coffee hour will begin with a 15-minute presentation by the speaker, followed by 45 minutes of informal discussion and questions from students. Students are strongly encouraged to come with questions prepared.

About the speaker: Jane Bertch is an American with European roots with over 20 years of living and working in Europe. Having geographically diverse international experiences, Jane started her career in Financial Services working for an American Bank both in London and Paris. In 2009 she took the leap to embark on Entrepreneurial endeavors and started La Cuisine Paris, the capital’s top rated culinary leisure activity. She is very active in the Paris business and Entrepreneurial environment and in her spare time guest lectures on business and culture as well as is a mentor and coach to other leaders in the SMB network. Jane has a BA in English from University of Illinois Champagne-Urbana, a Masters in Labor and Industrial Relations from University of Illinois Champagne-Urbana, and an Executive Masters in Coaching and Consulting for Change from INSEAD Business School.

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