SSE Alumni Newsletter
August 2023
Do you remember your first day at SSE, Sara?
As we kick off the 2023/24 academic year, students are eagerly stepping through the big oak doors on Sveavägen 65 to begin their SSE journeys. Whether you're still on vacation or back at work, we hope you're feeling rested and equally excited for the months ahead!
Keep reading to learn about a new alumni network, upcoming events, and to pick up some reading inspiration from this year's literary agenda.
Warm regards,
The SSE Alumni Office
Give back and grow as an SSE mentor
With support from SSE, you'll be matched with an ambitious masters student and help them with their transition to professional life. Your experience can provide guidance, inspiration and role modeling for the next generation of decision makers.
Sign up for this rewarding experience by joining our nine-month MSc Mentorship Program today! The program runs from October 2023 - June 2024.
Become a mentor »
Launch of the SSE Alumni Network for Brand and Marketing Communications
Following the success of the SSE Alumni Network for Health and Life Sciences, we are thrilled to be launching a new alumni network! Created by fellow SSE alumni, the network is a meeting place for those of you with an interest in brand and communication development. Sign up to receive invitations to exclusive events, news and updates.
Join the network »
Let's talk about equal pay
Marking International Equal Pay Day on September 18, this event will bring together SSE students, alumni and corporate partners around the topic of equal pay. Join us in the Aula for an insightful and interactive panel discussion between research and industry representatives; networking and mingling will follow. We hope you'll join the conversation!
Sign up here »
SSE Alumni Golf Tournament
A handful of spots remain for our annual alumni golf tournament, so sign up now if you don't want to miss out!

September 12, 08:30 CEST
Vallentuna Golf Club

→ Register here
UKFSSE Crayfish Party
Join fellow SSE alumni for crayfish festivities and networking in London. 

September 14, 19:30 BST
Kosmopol, London

→ Register here
Alumni Reunions in September
Calling all alumni who enrolled at SSE in either 1973 or 1983: it's time to come back to Sveavägen 65 to celebrate your respective reunions! 

40th Reunion, September 29
50th Reunion, September 22
→ See all upcoming reunions
Reimagining capitalism: How to measure performance in a new moral economy
What role do businesses play in reshaping capitalism towards a fairer and more sustainable economic system?

September 29, 13:00-17:00 CET
On-site, SSE
→ Read more and register
Dialogues on Digital
Join us for one of Sweden's most anticipated AI conferences of 2023, where the House of Innovation becomes a hub of breakthrough ideas and transformative connections.

October 13, 13:00-16:00 CEST
On-site, SSE

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Closing the Gender Gap: How Simple Interventions Can Influence Salary Negotiations
Recent research explores gender disparities in salary negotiations, revealing that simple interventions can influence intended salary requests of both men and women.
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Historic donation of nearly SEK 0.5 billion from the Erling-Persson Foundation
The generous donation is vital to SSE's long-term investment in strengthening Stockholm's and Sweden's position as a globally leading environment for technology and sustainability innovations.
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SSE top 2 in Europe for creating unicorn tech founders
In a new report from Antler, SSE ranks first in the Nordics and second among European academic institutions producing highly successful tech founders.
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SSE Literary Agenda reading list published
Looking for reading inspiration? The list of seven books chosen for the Literary Agenda 2023/2024 has now been announced. For five years, this initiative has helped promote self-reflection, empathy and cultural literacy among students.
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