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From Herat to Haas, Afghan MBA Student Creates a New Life

By Maya Mirsky   |   2/06/2017
Sal Parsa, MBA 18, once believed his destiny was to become a tailor, or a mechanic. Born in Afghanistan and raised during Taliban rule to a family without much education, Parsa didn’t have many options. By age ...

MBA Student Perspective: Sharing Haas with a Partner

By Christie Howe   |   12/29/2016
It wasn’t an easy decision to uproot my life—and my partner Ben’s life—to move across the country from Boston to pursue my MBA at Berkeley-Haas. 

MBA Student Perspective: Choosing a Graduate Degree to Maximize my Social Impact

By Sarrah Nomanbhoy   |   12/22/2016
As I began thinking about graduate school, I knew I wanted to choose a program that would help me combine my two passions: entrepreneurship and international migration.

MBA Student Perspective: "I am from Saudi Arabia, and I am a Feminist"

By Khalid Alali   |   11/28/2016
My name is Khalid Alali and I am a full-time MBA student in the Class of 2018. I am from Saudi Arabia, and I am a feminist.

Humans of Haas Podcast: Two MBA Love Stories

By Laura Counts   |   11/21/2016
Tianyi Ma, MBA 17, and Joanna-Xiaojun Guo, MBA 18, fell in love and married in China before Tianyi enrolled in the full-time Berkeley MBA; when Joanna visited him, she also fell in love with Berkeley, set her ...

"Best & Brightest" in FTMBA Class of 2016

By Laura Counts   |   7/01/2016
Leading changes in MBA culture to make it more inclusive for women and minorities; launching the Nairobi office for a mobile micro-lending startup; serving as student government president; creating a "Hot ...

We Came To Haas To Dream: EWMBA Class Of 2016

By Laura Counts   |   6/02/2016
When Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA 2016 student speaker Luis Bellon wrapped up his commencement speech at the Greek Theater last week, he produced a pair of scissors from under his gown.  "Join me in throwing ...

An MBA Trek across the Andes, Into the Heart of Chile & Peru

By Laura Counts   |   5/06/2016
Student-organized treks are a longstanding tradition in the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program—many students say they are a highlight of their time at Haas. Over the past two years, students have organized treks ...

This Time It’s Personal: EWMBA Students Hack To Fight Lyme Disease

By Laura Counts   |   4/29/2016
Photo, left to right: Team members Michael Cohn, Jose Luis Pacheco, Faith Kirkpatrick, and Shannon Herline, with Lia Gaertner of the Bay Area Lyme Foundation

A Sampling of Startups

By Laura Counts   |   4/22/2016
Berkeley-Haas students are launching startups in record numbers.