Pembroke Pines, Fl (UmeNow) March 14, 2012
Collegiate Nation announced today that it salutes Greg Smith who resigned as executive director from Goldman Sachs, in an open letter he sent to The New York Times titled Why I am Leaving Goldman Sachs.
"Greg Smith has stood up as the super adult in the room. We need more people like him. His moment of truth arrived when he couldn't look at college interns in the eye and tell them that they should follow his path. That shows a deep moral compass. When you refuse to lead the young into a den of deceit, you become a champion. That's what Greg has done and no amount of money or status can replace this singular achievement," said Evelyn Castillo-Bach, the founder of Collegiate Nation.
Over the course of Mr. Smith's career, he advised two of the largest hedge funds on the planet, five of the largest asset managers in the United States, and three of the most prominent sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East and Asia. His clients have a total asset base of more than a trillion dollars.
Collegiate Nation -- also known as GoCNCN.com -- is the first and only private network exclusively for college students. It has banned all tracking and all ads. Collegiate Nation has a 2-tier membership structure. Any student can join for free. Premium level members who subscribe for $6.00/ month have access to all site features.
Evelyn Castillo-Bach is also the founder of UmeNow.com which is open to the general public. Both UmeNow and Collegiate Nation are known for fiercely protecting the privacy rights of its members. All ads, third party apps and games are banned because they are back doors to tracking and extracting private information. Castillo-Bach earned her M.S. in 1993 from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She has traveled extensively in Ethiopia and in the Balkans, accompanying her Danish husband who is a lawyer. Castillo-Bach was interviewed on the subject of Employers, Schools Checking Your Social Media by Miami television earlier this year.
Why I am Leaving Goldman Sachs
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