April 29, 2015

Undergrads Inspired at Women's Empowerment Day

Cynthia Marshall

AT&T's Cynthia Marshall, BA 81, returned to Berkeley Haas for the third annual Women's Empowerment Day, founded by Krystal Thomas, BS 94, and Undergaduate Assist. Dean Erika Walker, to provide support, mentorship, and expand networks for young women planning careers in business.

Iran Hostage Crisis

Alumnus to Answer Questions Argo Movie Did Not Ask

Ken Taylor, FTMBA 59, former Ambassador of Canada to Iran during the 1980 Iranian Hostage Crisis, will share more about his experiences during an interview style discussion hosted by the BHAN NY Chapter at the New York Times on May 20.

Africa Business Forum

Africa Business Forum: Next Frontier for Mobile Tech

As the web helps tackle previously unsolvable problems, what will Africa look like in ten years? Hear the predictions from entrepreneurs and visionaries at this inaugural event on May 2.


UC Berkeley Takes the Lead in Crowdfunding

Berkeley Haas has teamed with the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership to better understand how crowdfunding impacts traditional financial models and paves the way for innovation.


Berkeley MBA for Executive Class Dives into Applied Innovation

EMBA students combined consumer-focused design coursework with visits to top local design firms in San Francisco to deepen their understanding of innovation.

Senior Toast

New "Senior Toast" for Undergrads

Berkeley Haas will launch a new tradition on May 6 to welcome graduating seniors into the alumni network. All alumni are encouraged to join the celebration in San Francisco.

North Building

Watch the Construction Progress of the New Building

A webcam now offers a birds-eye view of the construction of the new six-story academic building scheduled for completion in the fall term 2016.

Grace Hopper

Beneath the Surface of the 'Queen of Code'

A new book and documentary by Berkeley Haas lecturer Kurt Beyer portrays Grace Hopper as a vibrant and complex woman who bucked the male-dominated military and business organizations to lay the foundation for the development of user-friendly personal computers.
Book | Documentary


Time Lists Janet Yellen Among World's 100 Most Influential Leaders

Prof. Emeritus Janet Yellen, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, is called a "titan" and a "trailblazer" by Time.

Berkeley Haas Blogs

Business & Social Impact:
Are You Counting What Counts? Purposeful Metrics in the Era of Big Data

Energy Institute:
Building Codes That Work

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May 20 Palo Alto — Women in Leadership
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Improving Success in Buy-Side M&A
Wed, May 6, 6:30-8pm — Berkeley

Re-entering the Workforce After a Career Break?
Tu, May 12, 11am-1pm — Palo Alto

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