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The keys to shaping culture to foster gender equity

By Kellie McElhaney   |   9/20/2018
Unfortunately, the American workplace has not been making significant progress towards gender and racial equity. According to Catalyst, there are currently only 23 women CEOs leading S&P 500 companies, which ...

Four myths that (still) get in the way of women and leadership

By Kellie McElhaney   |   9/04/2018
Surprisingly, almost two decades into the 21st century, there are still myths about women in business and leadership that get in the way of our success. Perhaps even more surprising is that these myths don’t ...

The Gender Gap at Work: Real and Pervasive, But Not Invincible

By Kellie McElhaney   |   8/23/2018
For decades we have known that there’s a significant and deeply-entrenched gender gap in the workplace—that women are paid less than men for doing the same work (minority women even less), that there are ...

Video: Pursuing an MBA to Scale Impact—at OpenIDEO and as an Entrepreneur

By Eileen Jacob   |   7/30/2018
Hannah Lennett began her career as an actor and theater teacher. A love of storytelling led her to marketing, and a desire to have greater impact led her to pursue her MBA in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA ...

How Storytelling as a Product Manager Helps You Build Great Products

By Eileen Jacob   |   7/12/2018
You may have thought "Once upon a time…" was primarily a way for parents to get children to sleep, but it turns out that stories can also be used to engage and motivate a business audience. Stories are ...

Calculating the ROI of an MBA

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   6/28/2018
Earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduate degree can revitalize career paths and change lives—but it can come at a high financial cost. Tuition and fees at the top-20 ranked business schools ...

Video: Finding an MBA Community of Like-Minded Women

By Susan Petty   |   6/20/2018
For Sarah Reichenbacher, meeting the Berkeley MBA for Executives community made it easy to choose the program for her MBA. "I wanted to be sure that I would be in a place that really aligned with my personal ...

7 Ways to Justify the Cost of an MBA to Yourself, Your Partner, and Your Boss

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   6/06/2018
Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to pursue an MBA. But before you can proceed, you may need to think about the price tag and ensure you’re able to justify the cost of an MBA program to yourself, your ...

5 Ways to Earn ROI Before You Complete Your MBA

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   5/23/2018
When many prospective applicants calculate the return on investment (ROI) of their Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree, they often use figures and equations that only account for life after ...

From Entrepreneurship to Finance: How an MBA Community Helps With the Next Move

By Eileen Jacob   |   5/16/2018
As a successful entrepreneur of several ventures—including two e-commerce sites and a co-working space—Sean Li first decided to pursue his MBA to scale his current businesses. Based in Los Angeles, Li chose ...