The Gig Workforce: A Discussion on Freelance Work

Join HBS Healthcare Alumni Association, in collaboration with Bryn Mawr College's Leadership, Innovation & Liberal Arts Center, for this alumnae/i gathering where the guest panel will discuss what a free lance/gig talent model means for today's and tomorrow's workforce.

Panelists Include:

  • Sharon Chae Haver, Principal, Client Service, the Business Talent Group
  • Jasmin Patel, President, a-connect
  • Hillary Rush, Client Service Partner, a-connect
  • Gina Siesing (moderator), Bryn Mawr College


  • 5:30pm Networking - Substantial Refreshments will be served
  • 6:30pm Panel
  • 7:30pm Post-Panel Networking 

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018

Location: Bryn Mawr College - Wyndham Alumnae House, Ely Room, 101 N Merion Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Cost: $20 p.p.

For registration instructions, click here. (thru HBSHAA Website)




Gina Siesing is CIO and Constance A. Jones Director of Libraries at Bryn Mawr College. At Bryn Mawr, Gina leads a multi-disciplinary Library & Information Technology Services organization that supports faculty and students in maximizing the benefits of technology for learning and scholarship, that enables discovery and analysis of research materials and rich special collections, and that facilitates administrative functions College-wide. Dr. Siesing's work focuses significantly on strengthening the school's relationships within the Tri-College Consortium with Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges and across the higher education community. Prior to Bryn Mawr College, Dr. Siesing's employers included Tufts, Harvard, and the University of Texas at Austin. She received her Ph.D. at UT-Austin and holds a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College. 

Sharon Chae Haver is Principal, Client Service at the Business Talent Group. BTG is reinventing the way work gets done by creating an efficient, reliable marketplace for independent professionals—consultants and executives with a practical mix of top-tier consulting firm backgrounds and Fortune 500 operating experience—for project-based engagements. Prior to BTG, Ms. Chae Haver’s employers included Deloitte, Accenture, and J&J. She received her Master of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and her undergraduate degree (Huntsman Program (Wharton & SAS)) at the University of Pennsylvania.


Jasmin Patel is President of a-connect. a-connect is the human resourcefulness enterprise™ – one of the leading consultancies ushering in the open talent community. a-connect helps global businesses to confront the future by increasing the pace and impact of their critical projects. This means making the most of available top-notch consulting talent. Prior to a-connect, Mr. Patel’s previous employers included Aarin Capital, Fidelity Growth Partners, Novartis, McKinsey, and Chugai Biopharmaceuticals. He received his MBA from the Wharton School of Business. 


Hillary Rush is a Client Service Partner of a-connect. Prior to a-Connect, Ms. Rush founded Ridge Pointe Consulting and spent 6 years providing strategy and marketing services to the Medical Device industry. Ms. Rush’s employers included Bristol-Myers Squibb, Diamond Technology Partners (acquired by PwC), and the Southern California Technology Executives Network. She received her MBA from the Wharton School of Business. 




5:30PM - 8:30PM Thu 11 Oct 2018, Eastern timezone


Bryn Mawr College - Wyndham Alumnae House / Ely Room
101 N Merion Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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