Big Give 2018

Seize the moment: It's almost time for the Big Give, 24-hour online fundraiser, March 8 


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Alumni 

WeTravel builds a payment platform for small travel businesses

Founded at Berkeley Haas by Johannes Koeppel and Zaky Prabowo, both FTMBA 15, WeTravel just received a $2 million seed funding round from investors including Berkeley-based The House Fund and Brett Wilson, FTMBA 07, former chief executive of TubeMogul. Read More


 

Lifelong learning

The Sound of Intellect: Hear Why the Mouth is Mightier Than the Pen

Wed, Mar. 7, 12 to 1pm PT
Watch on Facebook Live*
 

Join Asst. Prof. Juliana Schroeder as she discusses her research around how best to convey one's intellect. People evaluate job candidates' mental capacities more highly when they hear their "elevator pitches" than when they read them. Additionally, we may not sound the smartest when others' read our emails and may be better off, quite literally, being heard. Reserve your seat now.

*No login required. Programming will start a few minutes after 12:00pm PT.


 

Alumni

Fashion-brand co-founders: Two homes, one aesthetic

Shilpa Shah, FTMBA 12, co-founder of the San Francisco fashion brand Cuyana, discusses her minimalist approach to home and fashion with the SF Chronicle. Read More


 

Faculty

How the “I approve” tagline boosts nasty political ads

With primary season around the corner, we'll soon be hearing a familiar refrain: "I'm Candidate X, and I endorse this message." New research by Assoc. Prof. Clayton Critcher found that the tagline actually boosts negative ads—the opposite effect from what legislators intended. Read More


 

Black History Month

Video: MBA students try stick pounding

Oakland's Melanie DeMore taught students the traditional art at an event organized by the Black Business Student Association. Watch Now


 

Berkeley MBA Blog

An EMBA love story: Hallie and Shawn Higbee

Hallie and Shawn Higbee, both EMBA 18, fell in love running the hills above Haas, and celebrated their marriage between executive MBA classes. Read More


 

Haas Undergraduate Student Blog

Swimming His Way to Victory

Guy Barnea, BS 12, shares how he went from the Olympics to starting his own company. Read More


 

Energy Institute At Haas

Economics of Energy Executive Education Course

In the last 20 years, the economic and institutional framework for wholesale electricity markets fundamentally changed, altering the business landscape for fossil fuel and renewable generation. Drawing heavily on the tools of economics, this course will cover the fundamental concepts of competitive electricity markets, their potential inefficiencies, and the market failures that can occur. Most of Day 2 will focus on transmission planning and the economics of renewable energy. Learn More


 

center for social sector leadership

Future of Social Ventures Conference

The annual Future of Social Ventures Conference at Haas brings together members of the social impact community to advance practice, sharing, learning, and acceleration of social ventures. The Conference on March 16 will feature keynotes from Leila Janah, Founder and CEO of Samasource and LXMI, and Carlos Orellana (MBA/MPH 2010), co-CEO of salaUno—two successful social entrepreneurs who will share their entrepreneurial journeys. Speakers from OpenIDEO and Omidyar Network will lead sessions on design-thinking and impact investing, and the afternoon will feature the top US West regional finalists teams of the 2018 Global Social Venture Competition. Learn More


 


Haas Events Worldwide

Big Give 2018

Seize the Moment
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Worldwide
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HAAS HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE

Innovation at Scale 
Friday, March 9, 2018
UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center
San Francisco, CA 

The berkeley leader: live!

16th Annual Berkeley Haas Celebration in San Francisco
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
5:30-8:00pm
San Francisco, CA 

Women in Leadership

Evolve: Develop, Progress, Advance
Saturday, March 17, 2018
8:00am-7:00pm
Haas School of Business | Berkeley, CA 

Berkeley 150 Roadshow 
March 7
Palo Alto, CA 

Berkeley 150 Roadshow 
March 8
Sacramento, CA 

Big Give
March 8
Worldwide

Beyond Yourself—Mock Interviews with High School Students 
March 10
Sunnyvale, CA 

16th Annual Berkeley Haas Celebration in San Francisco
March 14
San Francisco, CA 

March Madness Social & Viewing Party 
March 15
Sacramento, CA 

University of California Alumni UK Charity Gala 2018  
March 17
London, England  

Berkeley 150 Roadshow 
March 19
New York, NY 

An Evening with Dean Rich Lyons, BS 82  
March 20
London, England  

Cal & Haas @ Brooklyn Nets   
March 21
New York, NY

Learn Tax Strategies and Go Beyond Yourself   
March 21
Walnut Creek, CA 

Beyond Yourself Volunteer Opportunity - Cradles to Crayons   
March 24
Chicago, IL 

Berkeley 150 Roadshow 
March 27
Anaheim, CA

An Evening with Dean Rich Lyons, BS 82  
March 27
New York, NY 

Berkeley 150 Roadshow 
April 5
Los Angeles/Downtown, CA

SF Giants Game   
April 10
San Francisco, CA 

A Conversation with Dean Rich Lyons, BS 82  
April 10
Worldwide 

Berkeley 150 Roadshow 
April 12
Walnut Creek, CA 

Berkeley 150 Roadshow 
April 14
Washington, D.C.

Real Estate and Mortgage Markets: Challenges and Outlook with Professor Nancy Wallace   
April 19 
Palo Alto, CA 

Berkeley 150 Roadshow 
April 24
San Francisco, CA 

Data in Analytics-Save the Date! 
April 26
San Francisco, CA 

MBA Reunion Weekend 2018   
April 27-29
Berkeley, CA 

Alumni Conference 2018   
April 28
Berkeley, CA 

Berkeley 150 Roadshow 
May 16
Los Angeles/Westside, CA 

UC Berkeley 2018 British 10K  
July 15
London, England


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