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‘Rethinking what you ‘know’ about high-achieving women’: the student perspective
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‘Rethinking what you ‘know’ about high-achieving women’: the student perspective

RC Angela Winkle speaks to students about their reaction to a major HBS study that looks at the drivers of female MBA grads’ career satisfaction. By Angela Winkle, RC Last week HBS faculty Robin Ely and Colleen Ammerman, along with Pamela Stone (of City University of New York), released a HBR article, ‘Rethink what you…

Five Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress
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Five Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

The holidays can be a celebratory, festive time of year, but can also be very stressful. Elizabeth Kozik from Student & Academic Services provides a few tips to help manage your holiday stress. By Elizabeth Kozik, HBS Student & Academic Services So Many Invites, So Little Time!   Ever feel like you’re spreading yourself too thin…

Finalists Announced in Harvard Business School/Harvard Medical School Health Acceleration Challenge
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Finalists Announced in Harvard Business School/Harvard Medical School Health Acceleration Challenge

*This post originally appeared on The HBS News Release, written by Jim Aisner & Christian Camerota. BOSTON—The Forum on Health Care Innovation, a collaboration between Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard Medical School (HMS), announced today the four finalists in its Health Acceleration Challenge, which focuses on taking compelling, already-implemented health care solutions and helping them…

Team of Harvard RCs Wins Interactive Launch Competition at NYU
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Team of Harvard RCs Wins Interactive Launch Competition at NYU

By Jeff Zeller, RC A team of RCs recently traveled to New York City to compete in this year’s Interactive Launch Competition, a case competition sponsored by members and companies within the cable industry.  Dani Haber (Section G), along with Jeff Zeller, Mishal Desai and James Francis (Section B) beat out teams from top business…

Student Association Budget
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Student Association Budget

Seeking greater transparency, SA releases its first annual report, showing $10 revenue in student dues for every $1 in corporate sponsorship. Steve Hind, Managing Editor, looks at the recently released first ever HBS Students Association Annual Report In a move aimed at greater transparency, the HBS Students Association, for the first time in recent memory,…

Are we on the verge of a Middle-Eastern Silicon Valley?
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Are we on the verge of a Middle-Eastern Silicon Valley?

By Steve Hind & Nabil Mohamed The Harvard Arab Weekend gets Interesting. You may have noticed a large number of foreigners walking around campus two weekends ago, making their way to panels in Aldrich or receptions in Spangler. As it turns out, that was the Harvard Arab Weekend (HAW). And it’s quite a big deal….

Inside the Mind of a Venture Capitalist
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Inside the Mind of a Venture Capitalist

By Vyacheslav Polonski Doctoral student Vyacheslav Polonski (@slavacm) shares some Insights into the investment philosophy of Simon Rothman, Partner at Greylock, following Simon’s talk on campus this term. Building a startup that has the potential to disrupt the system isn’t easy. Investing in such a startup can be even harder. The renowned investor and entrepreneur Simon Rothman visited Harvard Business…

Sam Altman: Founders need passion – which MBAs lack
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Sam Altman: Founders need passion – which MBAs lack

By Patrick Daniel Regular contributor Patrick Daniel reports on President of Y Combinator Sam Altman’s keynote at this year’s Cyberposium. When Sam Altman, President of Y Combinator, delivered the keynote at this year’s Cyperposium, an annual student-run conference on the business of technology, students were eager to follow up with questions and ideas. One student…

After publicly blasting L’Oreal’s recruitment efforts, Jessica Assaf finds supporters all over the school – and world
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After publicly blasting L’Oreal’s recruitment efforts, Jessica Assaf finds supporters all over the school – and world

Managing Editor Steve Hind follows up with RC Jessica Assaf, whose brutal reply to a recruitment email went viral earlier this month. On the cover of the last edition of The Harbus, we heard from RC Jessica Assaf, who received a recruiting email from L’Oreal and posted her scathing response online. Two weeks, thousands of…

Love and Thanksgiving
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Love and Thanksgiving

By Gong Ke Gouldstone   Gong Ke Gouldstone reflects on how her relationship fared in RC year, and gives thanks for the challenges the RCs year provided, and the solutions it provoked. Thanksgiving kicks off the annual holiday season ritual, with gifts, travel and a time for reflection.  It’s two and a half months into the…

Partner Spotlight: Carolina Baena (ND), Latin Club Partner Rep and Jewellery Designer
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Partner Spotlight: Carolina Baena (ND), Latin Club Partner Rep and Jewellery Designer

By Emily Dohse Partner Spotlight: Carolina Baena (ND), Latin Club Partner Rep and Jewellery Designer The Harbus’ partner columnist Emily Dohse profiles another awesome HBS partner. This edition it’s Caro Baena, a proud Colombian, an entrepreneur and a brilliant jewellery designer. Meet Carolina Baena, partner and wife of RC Daniel Raffo in Section D!  Originally from…

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Success at the Energy Symposium 2014

The Energy Symposium 2014, hosted by the HBS Energy & Environment Club, was held on the Harvard Business School campus this past Saturday, October 18th. The event was a tremendous success and has sparked engaging conversations about the pivotal challenges the world faces in regards to energy and the environment. The Twitter World was tweeting…

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Women, 40% of the class, hold 50% of section positions in Class of 2016

In what is perhaps a promising sign for the future of gender equality in the business world, women are over-represented in the section leadership of the HBS Class of 2016. Forty-nine per cent of section officer-bearers are women, despite women making up only 41% of the class. Even removing the Womens’ Student Association Rep position…

The Digital Initiative Community Meets IRL
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The Digital Initiative Community Meets IRL

Caroline Fay is the Coordinator for the Digital Initiative and an Ed.M Candidate at Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she is exploring the intersection of technology, development and learning. She writes for a Boston-based music blog and supports a health/media literacy non-profit in her spare time. She tweets at @carolinecfay. “How much do you…

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The Arts of Communication

In 1994 Barnett Helzberg, Jr. crossed Fifth Avenue and 59th Street, passing by The Plaza Hotel. It was a normal day until he ran into Warren Buffett. He took all his courage and approached the legendary investor. Helzberg introduced himself as a shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway and a great admirer of the investor. Then he…

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AN EVENING WITH SCOTT JUREK

We all have moments when we want to give up. When pressure or pain becomes too high, it feels natural to throw in the towel. But it is going that extra mile that divides victors from losers. When Scott Jurek, world-famous athlete and dedicated vegan, visited Harvard Business School last week, his fireside chat with Jose…

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AN AFTERNOON WITH JACK WELCH

It was almost four o’clock. The clock was ticking. I was running to see Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric. When I walked through Spangler Hall, I ran into a friend. She wished me good luck. The auditorium was already packed beyond capacity when she left earlier. And she was right. When I arrived,…

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OFF THE WALLS

In this monthly series we will pick a piece from the Schwartz Art Collection to discuss in the hopes of starting conversations about art on campus and beyond. We don’t claim to be experts, just fans of interesting art excited to talk about what we see. RBN: For our final installment of the year, we’ve chosen Philip…

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What is your Mindset?

HBS’ mission is to help you become leaders who make a difference in the world. In pursuit of our mission we have very high standards and aspirations for you which require your best self in the effort. The knowledge and skills we work together to develop include: (1) basic skills, techniques and frameworks to critically think about the…

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Big data + smart machines = unemployment?

As more of our lives become datafied, we are making leaps in artificial intelligence to make sense of all the data that we generate. Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other tech companies are making AI related acquisitions and hires. In a TED interview with Charlie Rose a few weeks ago, Larry Page gave a lot of airtime to Google’s…

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OFF THE WALLS

In this monthly series we will pick a piece from the Schwartz Art Collection to discuss in the hopes of starting conversations about art on campus and beyond. We don’t claim to be experts, just fans of interesting art excited to talk about what we see. VS: This month we will be talking about a delightful discovery…

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Haiti: Open for Business

When people think of Haiti nowadays, most think of one event that happened just over four years ago.  Many do not realize the rich and painful history of this Caribbean nation.  Over two hundred years after becoming the first black nation in the world to gain independence from colonialists, Haiti is turning a new page….

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