An Introduction to the Forté Fellows in the Class of 2023
Women

An Introduction to the Forté Fellows in the Class of 2023

Four Forté Fellows in the class of 2023 speak about their leadership of and commitment to women pre-HBS and the impact they would like to make at HBS. Temi Ojuade (MBA ’23) reports.  I was always convinced that the amazing women in the class of 2023 come from many varied backgrounds and have accomplished outstanding…

Advice from a Professional Procrastinator
Humor, The Harbush

Advice from a Professional Procrastinator

Minseok Song shares his wisdom on how to be (a little bit) less of a procrastinator.  Have you ever spent hours in front of a computer, trying to finish work? I have. Many times. I have spent enough time trying to overcome procrastination throughout my life that I have become an expert in the matter….

HBS Alumni Startup Corner: Summer Funding Update
Entrepreneurship, Start Ups

HBS Alumni Startup Corner: Summer Funding Update

Alumni founders raised $3.3B in venture capital this summer; startups founded since 2010 topped $350B in market cap. Keith Bender (MBA ’20) reports.   Startups led by HBS alumni received more than $3.2B in venture capital funding from the beginning of June through press time for this issue (August 21, 2021). Here, I review the fifty…

Learning By Doing With Augmented Reality
Entrepreneurship

Learning By Doing With Augmented Reality

Brandon Angelini (MBA ’22) shares about his startup, Ariya Labs which is working to place instructional content in the physical world and remove the tether we all have to our screens.  Tell us more about your background and what inspired you to be an entrepreneur.  Growing up, I watched my parents run their own architecture…

The Incredible Women Teaching the RC this Year
On Campus, Women

The Incredible Women Teaching the RC this Year

Ziana Kotadia (MBA ’22) asked the RC professors to introduce themselves and share their advice to the new class of students joining us this fall. Welcome Class of 2023. We hope you enjoy the year ahead, it promises to be a great one. Professor Jill Avery, Marketing In 2021-2022, I will be teaching two courses:…

From Enterprise to Venture
Interview, Start Ups, Technology

From Enterprise to Venture

Alex Smith (MBA ’23) interviews Angela Son (MBA ’23) and Kevin Miao (MBA ’23), two incoming RC’s who left successful careers at large corporations to join startups. Son’s account at an early-stage venture and Miao’s experience in hypergrowth give unique insight into life at a startup. Angela Son (MBA ’23) is an incoming RC who…

Bringing Equal Gender Parity to the Investing Industry
Leadership, Women, WSA

Bringing Equal Gender Parity to the Investing Industry

To achieve the global mission of having equal gender representation in leadership positions across industries, it is important to drive the shift in power in the hands of more women at all levels. Arushi Jindal (MBA ’23) begins with her own industry, finance and investing. I grew up in an extended family where I am…

HBS Welcomes Largest RC Class in Decades
Campus News

HBS Welcomes Largest RC Class in Decades

Katherine Richardson (MBA ’23) reports on the school’s decision to increase class size for the classes of 2023 and 2024. Harvard Business School is welcoming the largest first-year class in its history this fall, increasing enrollment to around 1,000 students. This temporary adjustment will affect both the classes of 2023 and 2024. To accommodate the…

Help Afghanistan
Commentary, Politics

Help Afghanistan

Alexander Radomsky (MBA/MPP ’22) reports a curated list of ways in which you can help with the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Afghanistan. The United States military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan and the associated humanitarian crisis represent a historical moment for the United States and the 60 countries that have supported the Coalition since the invasion of…

EC Year Relevant Questions
Humor, The Harbush

EC Year Relevant Questions

My fly problem and how it has shaped my outlook for EC year I open the door to my apartment and it is full of flies. Full of f*****g flies. Oh I hate them so much. I despise them. Now I’m a pretty animal-friendly type of guy. Any-living-being-friendly type of guy. Type of guy who…

Too Good To Go
Entrepreneurship, Featured

Too Good To Go

Asha Tanwar (MBA ’21) shares the story of a Food Waste warrior Too Good To Go is a start-up fighting food waste by connecting customers looking to buy discounted food to restaurants and grocery stores discarding food. Businesses discarding excess food (usually in a “surprise” bag) provide up to 70% discount on the usual retail…

Hidden Truths: What Leaders Need to Hear But Are Rarely Told
Leadership

Hidden Truths: What Leaders Need to Hear But Are Rarely Told

Ziana Kotadia (MBA ’22) talks to Professor David Fubini about his latest book What is your latest book about? Hidden Truths is my attempt to “pull the curtain back” on what it means to be a leader. Other CEO books are not only biographies but generally also an exploration of the developed theories of leadership….

Harvard Climate Leadership Still Lagging
Commentary

Harvard Climate Leadership Still Lagging

Roger Shamel (MBA ’74) calls for Harvard leadership to take action on Climate Change Is the climate crisis real? Is it really that serious? Are urgent actions needed? What’s Harvard’s role?  Sadly, many members of the 400,000-strong Harvard community still don’t know the answers to these existential questions. More importantly, many don’t know that humankind…

Measuring What Matters—ESG Transparency for Private Markets
Entrepreneurship

Measuring What Matters—ESG Transparency for Private Markets

Megan Murday (MBA ’21) shares how her startup, Metric, improves ESG measurement and management for private market investors Tell us more about your background and what inspired you to be an entrepreneur.  As my sectionmates have heard over and over again, I am from the Midwest and passionate about economic revitalization between the coasts. My…

HBS Black New Venture Competition
Entrepreneurship

HBS Black New Venture Competition

Ibe Imo shares the stories of Khalid David and Kobina Ansah at the HBS Black New Venture Competition For Khalid David, Venture Creation and Funding is Activism and Black Empowerment.  “At Harvard Business School’s Black New Venture Competition, I felt welcomed into a larger family of Black business leaders,” David said. NEW YORK CITY, N.Y….

HBS Pilots First Impact Investing Fund
Entrepreneurship

HBS Pilots First Impact Investing Fund

A team of EC students and faculty are executing the first investment from a new fund focused on BIPOC-owned and led small businesses in Massachusetts This year, HBS piloted its first student-run Impact Investing Fund, focused on investing in BIPOC-led and owned small businesses in the Massachusetts area. Since launching, the fund has raised $200k,…

Pioneering Animal Welfare in the Light of the Law—In Conversation with Katherine Anne Meyer
Leadership, Politics, Women

Pioneering Animal Welfare in the Light of the Law—In Conversation with Katherine Anne Meyer

“Animals do not speak ‘humanese,’ so they rely on people to advocate on their behalf.” Katherine Anne Meyer is a Director of Animal Law and Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School and has over 30 years of animal advocacy experience under her belt. However, this description falls short of fully depicting Meyer’s contribution to our…

Packing
Commentary, Featured, Trevor Fetter

Packing

Trevor Fetter gives advice to the graduating ECs. After so much unpacking, it’s time to pack. What will you bring? What will you leave behind? If you’re completing your first year, we’re basically talking, in travel terms, about an extended weekend. I hope the weather is good, that you like the destination, you get a…

Truths and Myths About the First Year MBA Experience: Evidence From the Class of 2021
Campus News, Featured, Leadership, Women

Truths and Myths About the First Year MBA Experience: Evidence From the Class of 2021

How does the first-year HBS MBA experience differ across the student population? A class-wide survey of second-year students sheds light on this question. HBS students are a diverse population—different demographics and life experiences have shaped each of our journeys to and at HBS. We, a team of WSA members, conducted a survey investigating the HBS…

EKTA 2021—A Journey Celebrating Diversity, Unity and Friendship
Campus News

EKTA 2021—A Journey Celebrating Diversity, Unity and Friendship

Sripriya Kalidoos and Abhivyakti Dixit (MBAs ’22) report about EKTA 2021 at HBS The show must go on!—Announced Dean Datar as he kicked-off EKTA 2021. On Thursday April 15, the HBS community had a high-energy cultural immersion as students found themselves grooving to the tunes of Bollywood music. This year, South-Asian Business Association brought back…

HBS Got Talent 2021
Campus News

HBS Got Talent 2021

The event raised over $22,000 for the nonprofit Breaktime to support ending young adult homelessness The HBS community grabbed their bags of popcorn on the evening of March 31, as they eagerly tuned in for the second annual HBS Got Talent show, a school-wide charity event and celebrated evening of entertainment. The event raised over…

Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as an MBA student
Campus News

Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as an MBA student

Ziana Kotadia (MBA ’22) reports on the first DEI summit which brought together six business schools from across the country On April 7 over 1,000 students from 20 countries assembled to help answer the question “as an MBA student, how can I help advance diversity, equity, and inclusion—in my life and at my future organization?”…

I AM EVIDENCE: Untested Rape Kits in the US
Campus News

I AM EVIDENCE: Untested Rape Kits in the US

Ziana Kotadia (MBA ’22) reports on the more than 200,000 survivors who are yet to see justice. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual violence affects hundreds of thousands of women in the US every year. One out of six women in the US has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape, and…

From the Editor’s Desk
From the Editor’s Desk

From the Editor’s Desk

Congratulations to the Class of 2021 Another year at HBS has gone by and we close it with stories of leadership, entrepreneurship and equity. We cover stories of celebration but also difficult topics, worth talking about and leading the much-needed change. I would like to close the academic year by thanking our predecessor team, led…

Leadership Truths that Transcend the Pandemic
Leadership, On Campus

Leadership Truths that Transcend the Pandemic

Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter shares lessons on leadership she has learned throughout the years. One of my favorite aphorisms is: Change is a threat when done TO me; it is an opportunity when done BY me. No wonder this Covid-19 pandemic year has been so disturbing. It has tilted heavily toward change done TO us….

Bad Advice
Humor

Bad Advice

Mitsi Picot (MBA ’22), superstar RC and winner at life shares advice on navigating life at HBS; Nishkam Prabodh (MBA ’22) reports.  The sun is back. And not just shiny, it is warm and everything. Arms are back in fashion! The sight of beautiful people steeped in inane conversations on Spangler lawns is such a…

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