Who are the Silicon Valley B-School Elite?
If you hold a top-tier position at one of the top 25 tech firms in Silicon Valley, which business school did you most likely you attend? It's not too surprising that Berkeley-Haas tops this list. But a number five spot for Stanford, behind three east-coast schools?! A new analysis also discredits some of the recent rhetoric that MBAs are not valued in the Valley.
Display Your E-address to Strengthen the Network
The Alumni Directory works well as a support tool for LinkedIn. But only if most alumni profiles contain an email address. Will you take a few moments to input yours now? For first-timers, your one-time PIN is [[S1:member_id]]
Tomorrow is Deadline for Berkeley Board Fellows
If you wish to be matched with a nonprofit to serve as a board member for eight months, consider becoming a Berkeley Board Fellow. Friday, Aug. 15 is the deadline to apply. Haas' Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership provides training and support.
Did You Write that Book, Yet? Congrats! Now...List it on Our New Alumni Books Page
A list of books written by Berkeley-Haas alumni is being launched on the Haas alumni website. If you have authored a book—business related or not—that was published, please send us your info.
HAAS BLOGS - Take Five
Five blogs on the Berkeley-Haas website gained traction this summer. Alumni are invited to scan the contents, read a blog or two, and consider subscribing.
1 - Haas Achieves
Warm Buttered Pretzels: Insights From International Consulting Trips
From Kenya to Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia to Singapore, full-time MBA students crisscrossed the globe this summer on International Business Development consulting trips.
2 - Haas in the World
Student Team Redefines Corporate Travel Management
Full-time MBA students are working on innovative ways to reduce travel expenses for EPI-USE, a global IT consulting firm.
3 - Institute for Business & Social Impact Blog
How Our "Better Angels" Can Affect Economic Decisions
Haas Assistant Prof. Ernesto Dal Bó discusses results from his investigation of the power of strictly moral ideas to affect behavior.
4 - Energy Economics Exchange
Open Sourcing Risky Business
Prof. Catherine Wolfram, co-director of the Energy Institute at Haas, looks at the difficulties associated with not slowing climate change.
5 - Undergraduate Student Blog
Alumni Profile: Shazia Virji, BS 11, Marketing, Mint.com
Part of a series of posts featuring Haas alumni that aim to provide insight into work experiences in various industries and into life after Haas. Virji currently works as an associate marketing manager for Mint.com.
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