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Cyberposium VIII Comes to HBS

Over the past 8 years, HBS Campus has turned into the gateway for the most prominent leaders in technology to connect with the leading business school students and professors from around the globe. Last weekend, over thousand attendees and about 150 speakers gathered at HBS to take part in Cyberposium 2003. In the 8 year…

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AASU Hosts 31st Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference

The African-American Student Union (AASU) is bringing together top black business leaders of today and tomorrow to examine various dimensions of wealth in the African-American community – from unprecedented gains in financial markets and corporate corner offices to increases in political, community, and intellectual wealth – at the 31st Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference, to…

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WSA

On January 25, 2003, the Women’s Student Association will host its 12th annual Dynamic Women in Business conference at the Harvard Business School campus in Boston. The conference will bring together more than 800 women, including students, alumnae, faculty, distinguished business leaders, and community members, to explore the opportunities and challenges facing women in today’s…

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OK Men Unable to Perform

ALLSTON (OD Press)- A brisk autumn day…star players hampered by injury yet rising to the occasion…no goals and only faint lines painted on the field…this match had all the makings of an instant classic, except for the fact that apparently only one team knew how to play soccer. That team was none other than the…

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The M”bius Forum:

I sincerely hope the M”bius conference will become an HBS institution. Everything was just great, and the organizing team did an amazing job putting it all together. I was so interested that even hearing Dean Clarke telling for the third time his story of “the-section-who-ripped-apart-the-Honda-case-in-front-of-the-CEO” was a delight. Once again, I was sorry that he…

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Editorial: Lofty Aims, Low-Brow Tactics

It seems most HBS students shared a moment on March 6 when they saw in their HBS Inbox a message from Tony Deifell (OK) titled “FYI…” that read, “Hi , I thought you’d be interested in checking this out…” And then most of us thought, “Do I know this person? How does Tony know me…

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Africa Inc-

The Harvard Africa Business Club will be hosting its Annual Africa Business Conference-“Africa Inc. -A New Frontier for Business”-on March 8-9th. Started only four years ago, the conference has gained a reputation in Africa and abroad, as a premier event for delving into the multifaceted challenges and opportunities of African business. As an exciting addition,…

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AASU Prepares for 30th Anniversary of Signature Event

As the final weeks of Black History Month 2002 approach, many will see HBS African and African-American Students running around campus in a hurry muttering to themselves “three days left, three days left, it’s almost here….” These AASU students are not talking about exploding job offers (wouldn’t that be nice) or counting down to the…

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Is Private Equity Dead? Well At Least 600 HBSers Think Not.

As part of the team responsible for marketing the annual Venture Capital & Principal Investment Conference, I grew worried about the conference’s attendance just seven days prior to the event. Registrations were down more than 50% compared to last year, it begged the questions: Is anyone really interested in private equity anymore? Is venture capital…

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WSA Conference: Inspiration and Work/Life Balance Key Themes

As people filtered into Burden on a cool Saturday morning, images of Sandra Day O’Conner, Amelia Earhart, Jackie Kennedy and other great leaders flashed on the hall’s main screen. Upbeat music played in the background, lending itself to the general feeling of excitement that pervaded the room. Quotes such as, “You may have to fight…

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Conference Highlight – Lunch with Taran Swan

Last Saturday, I joined about 900 students and professionals in Burden Auditorium for the opening ceremonies of the WSA’s 11th Annual Dynamic Women in Business Conference. I didn’t go to the conference expecting to be inspired (in fact, I’d planned to stay for a couple of hours and then return home to study for the…

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Interviews From Hell

by Ben Gordon (MBA ’00)It was 1:30 on a Friday afternoon in rainy New Haven, and I was excited.Not because the week was over, and not because of the weather, but because I was about to enter my very first full-time job interview. A prestigious Wall Street firm had called to invite me to interview…

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Global Entrepreneurs Coming to HBS

This Saturday, December 1, is Harvard Business School’s 18th annual Entrepreneurship Conference “Build to Lead.” This conference, which is hosted by the Entrepreneurship Club, attracts venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and industry experts. One reason why hundreds of students will attend the event is because of the line-up of distinguished speakers and panelists. There are three keynote…

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Student Association Identifies Top Priorities

Yes, it is true, the Student Association really does do things in addition to providing funds for TGIFs! As the summer gets underway, I wanted to provide a brief update on what the SA has been up to and give a sense for what the SA will be focusing on during the upcoming year. So…

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HID Conference Ponders Aids Developments

On April 6-7, 2001, the world congregated at The Kennedy School of Government for the Seventh Annual Harvard International Development Conference. Speakers from places such as China, Bangladesh, Bolivia, South Africa, Latvia, Mexico, Brazil, and Dominican Republic, spoke about “Delivering Impact: Evolving Partnerships in International Development.” The conference organizers, made up from a partnership of…

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Africa Business Club Hosts 3rd Annual Conference

In 1998, Nelson Mandela aptly identified Africa as the last major untapped market. As his successor South African President Thabo Mbeki, in partnership with other African leaders, prepares Africa’s “Marshall Plan” for economic resurgence, Harvard Business School’s Africa Business Club (ABC) hosted the 3rd Annual Africa Business Conference from March 23-24. The conference, one of…

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Dialogue on Social Enterprise

How do you mange the business of social change? That was the question students from Harvard Business School and John F. Kennedy School of Government (KSG) grappled with at the Dialogue on Social Enterprise on February 24, 2001. As a new January cohort student, I was excited to see how the discussions would reveal the…

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Confronting a Changing Industry

Against the backdrop of rapid evolution in venture capital and private equity investing, the Venture Capital and Principal Investment Club (VCPI) held the 2001 Annual VCPI Conference on January 27, 2001. This year’s conference featured some of the industry’s most influential players delving into its most compelling and difficult issues, including the possibility of an…

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Business School Basics at Cyberposium

Tim Koogle, CEO of Yahoo! is sure to draw a crowd, regardless of the state of the Internet economy. He is the leader of one of the most successful Internet ventures of this era and if anyone should know how to kick off an event like Cyberposium it is he. I was curious to see…

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How it Could Have Been: Cereal Killers

After wrapping up a fairly intense Fall Quarter, four hundred exhausted Kellogg students headed to Whistler, British Columbia for our annual school ski trip. The landscape at Whistler was a scenic as it is reputed to be, and the trip was truly memorable and about as debaucherous as might be expected. We all managed to…

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Calling on the warrior mentality

Debby Hopkins, EVP and CFO, of Lucent Technologies, was the first keynote speaker at the Women’s Student Association Conference on January 20, 2001. Debby Hopkins is known in the business world as “one of America’s top ten CFO’s.” She has risen to No. 2 on FORTUNE’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business…

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WSA Conference

The Dynamic Women in Business Conference organized by the WSA (Women’s Student Association) was even more dynamic than anticipated! Completely sold out for the first time in history, the conference had over 900 people flooding the halls of Spangler on January 20th, 2001, with 300 more hopefuls on the waiting list! Students, faculty, Cambridge residents…

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