Past Meetup

Management of the Cambridge Saving Bank: Mandarin Chat in Harvard's LMA

This Meetup is past

14 people went



* Mandarin speakers want to practice English (and reduce their Chinese accents)?
* English speakers want to learn Mandarin?
* Nerdy Chinese folks want to bring friends and have a fun, FREE "outing" in Boston just talking with nerdy strangers in English or Mandarin?

Before 6 pm - free conversations - so arrive early - as early as 5:30 pm
6-7 - Introductions
7-8 pm - "Expert Topical Presentation" in BOTH Mandarin AND English
Roland Zheng, Financial Manager and Analyst
Management of the Cambridge Saving Bank

8-9:30 pm - small Mandarin-speaking groups
8-9:30 pm - English language pronunciation and grammar workshops

After 9:30 pm - free conversations - so stay late

Our stable location is Kresge 201-204 in the most gracious and globally conscious Harvard School of Public Health, where health-conscious and energy-conscious building and curriculum modifications have been made.

All attendees need to register IN ADVANCE to get an HSPH building permission for the night.

E-Mail to register your intent AND sign YES on this meetup.


PLEASE (try to) request by 4 pm the day before the Tuesday evening event.

* Harvard Square to LMA is about 30 minutes on #66 bus or the M2 Harvard bus.
* Green Line E-Line comes to the building.
* Walking from the Orange Line takes about 5-10 minutes.
* Walking from Brookline is about 10 minutes.
* MFA, NEU, Wentworth, and Colleges of the Fenway are adjacent.
* Route 9 comes right into the area.
* Street parking is FREE from 6 pm onward.

Show your CURRENT LOCAL ID to the HSPH Security Guard, the UP the open indoor stairwell (follow signs to Kresge 201, 202, 203, or 204).

E-Mail and
for a building pass if you don't have a Harvard ID; we convene in Kresge 201-204; you will ask the HSPH security guard WHICH of the four rooms we're using that night, and where that is.

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PLEASE plan to show up early so we can begin our 'bilingual introductions' on time, so our presenter can begin (and end) on time.

Read a Wikipedia article on 'bank management' so that you're 'conversant' with the general topic of 'banks' and 'banking'