February 18, 2016

Annual Report:
Maxwell Fellow Improves Maternity Care in Nairobi

Nick Pearson, MBA 08

Earning the first Brian Maxwell Fellowship to attend Berkeley Haas was an important opportunity for Nick Pearson, FTMBA 08. True to the fellowship's aim, to inspire Haas MBAs to bring valuable innovation and change to the world, Pearson founded Jacaranda Health, an organization that sets up private maternity clinics in Kenya and designs better systems to deliver low-cost care in Africa.

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Football Fanatic

Peering Inside the Mind of a Football Fanatic

Of the 54,000 people who packed the Oakland Coliseum Dec. 6 to watch the Raiders play, eight had an experience unlike any other. The EEG tests were a field trial of sorts that is pushing the boundaries of a new field of neuromarketing.

Richard Stanton

Professor Advises World's Largest Government-Owned Investment Fund

Berkeley Haas finance Prof. Richard Stanton was handed a unique assignment last year that, when completed, had the potential to shake stock, bond, and property markets from New York to Hong Kong.

Cooling Real Estate

Cooling Ahead for High-End San Francisco Real Estate

Assoc. Prof. Christopher Palmer of the Haas Real Estate Group said the biggest threat to price appreciation in San Francisco is a downturn in tech because so much of the Bay Area economy is reliant on the sector.

B-HAN Silicon Valley Poker

No Limit Hold'em Poker Championship

The Silicon Valley Chapter hosted their 11th annual poker championship at the law offices of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto on Jan. 15. Attendees of this event donated or pledged in excess of $4,000 to the Annual Fund.

Donor Appreciation

An Outpouring of Thanks at Donor Appreciation Week

Students, students, faculty, and staff wrote 535 letters of appreciation last month to the thousands of donors who ensure that Berkeley Haas carries on its tradition of excellence.

Berkeley Haas Blogs

Energy Institute:
Is "Community Choice" Electric Supply a Solution or a Problem?

Berkeley MBA:
Berkeley MBA Students Touch (And Introduce) The Future At CES

Berkeley EWMBA:
Beyond "Balancing": Ways To Integrate Work, Life, And The Berkeley MBA

Steve Blank on Entrepreneurship:
Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 19: Carmen Medina and Don Burke

Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year

Happy Year of the Monkey and Best Wishes from Berkeley Haas!

Students Always: Lifelong Learning

Holly Schroth

Boost Your Negotiation Skills

Join a 4-week digital version of Holly Schroth's Negotiations course, combining prerecorded videos, live lectures and on-the-job activities to sharpen your negotiation skills and strategies. Learn more and register.


Vator Splash Health

Feb. 23: Vator Splash Health

Get energized and inspired by the hottest healthcare startups, top investors, and civic leaders in this one-day event by Vator. Use code 'berkeley75' and a university address for a 75% discount! Register.

Celebration at Gap

Mar. 9: Celebration at Gap Inc.

The Energy Institute at Haas and the Berkeley Haas Alumni Network invite you to be a part of the conversation on the turmoil and transition in the energy industry hosted at Gap Inc. Corporate Headquarters. Register.

WIL Conference

Mar. 12: Women in Leadership

Themed "Leading Today, Building Tomorrow," the WIL Conference will celebrate how far women in business have come, and empower our community to achieve its greatest potential. Register.

NEW! Bay Area alumni can view the most recent Events Bulletin here.

Feb 18 San Francisco, CABCEMBA/EMBA Happy Hour
Feb 21 Subhan Area, Kuwait — Transforming to a Knowledge Economy with Prof. David Teece
Feb 22 London, EnglandAll-UC Reception featuring UC President Janet Napolitano
Feb 22 Oakland, CAVator Splash Health Event
Feb 25 Portland, ORWorkshop: How to Increase the Value of Your Business (Columbia B-School)
Feb 25 San Jose, CAHaas Happy Hour
Feb 26 London, EnglandSocial Mixer
Feb 27 Martinez, CAHabitat for Humanity Build Day
Feb 29 Berkeley, CAHow I Became a Quant: Panel Discussion on Quantitative Finance Careers
Mar 1 San Francisco, CADirectors Roundtable: World Conference
Mar 4 San Francisco, CABridge 2016 (Berkeley Haas Asia Business Conference)
Mar 5 Martinez, CAHabitat for Humanity Build Day
Mar 9 San Francisco, CACelebration at Gap, Inc. featuring the Energy Institute at Haas
Mar 12 London, England1st UC Alumni UK Black Tie Gala
Mar 12 Berkeley, CA2016 Women in Leadership Conference
Mar 13 Dublin, CAConversation about Social Media with author Scott Allan Morrison
Mar 17 New York, NY — Social/Networking Mixer
Mar 18 Berkeley, CA21st Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy
Mar 23 San Francisco, CABeyond Yourself - Volunteer Event at JVS
Mar 24 Chicago, ILBeyond Yourself - Common Threads School Cuisine Volunteer Day
Apr 6 Chicago, IL — Presentation by Prof. Mark Rittenberg, The Art of Leadership
Apr 16 Santa Rosa, CATaylor Mt. Hike
Apr 18 New York, NY — Dinner & Discussion with Prof. Ben Hermalin
Apr 18-Apr 22 Berkeley, CAExecutive Education: Product Management Training
Apr 21 New York, NY — Social/Networking Mixer
Apr 29-May 1 Berkeley, CAReunion Weekend
Apr 30 Berkeley, CAAlumni Conference
May 12 New York, NY — Joint Event with ACG - LATAM Luncheon
May 19 New York, NY — Social/Networking Mixer
Jun 16 New York, NY — Social/Networking Mixer

Career Management

Start Your Weekend with a Positive Attitude
View the latest jobs, career tips, networking events and webinars in our weekly AlumniJobs newsletter, emailed every Saturday morning. No login ID is required to sign up. Subscribe now!

The most recent weekly issues are linked below.

Berkeley Haas AlumniJobs Newsletter
Feb. 13, 2016

Berkeley Haas MBA AlumniJobs Newsletter
Feb. 13, 2016

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5 Bad LinkedIn Habits You Need to Break Right Now

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THe 6 Career Advice Books All Successful People Read

The 3-Step Plan That'll Significantly Up Your Chances of Getting a Promotion

Career Networking

Your Networking Power Combo: LinkedIn and @cal
Discover how to use LinkedIn and the @cal Alumni Directory together. Find and contact specific alumni who can help leverage your network. Try our examples now.