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Six questions for U.S. Army veteran and EMBA student Kevin Nguyen

By Susan Petty   |   11/09/2018
What do you do after you've served over eight years in the U.S. Army, from deployment in Iraq as a platoon leader to conducting training missions as a counterintelligence officer? If you're Kevin Nguyen, you ...

Six questions for U.S. Army veteran and MBA student Jennifer Nixon

By Liz Rosenberg   |   11/08/2018
Earning an MBA after serving in the U.S. military may seem like an unlikely career choice, but it actually makes a lot of sense: “Veterans tend to have leadership skills that can translate well from the ...

Six questions for U.S. Coast Guard veteran and Evening & Weekend MBA student Andrew Price

By Rahul Sampat   |   11/07/2018
When most of us want adventure, we might visit a new city—or try a different kind of coffee. But when former Coast Guard Lieutenant Andrew Price craved adventure out of high school, he decided to move from his ...

The value of an MBA for women aspiring to leadership

By Kellie McElhaney   |   11/02/2018
Many people think of an MBA simply as another qualification—a piece of paper to frame and hang on your office wall. While a degree from a quality MBA program has inherent value in and of itself—it’s often seen ...

How to get what you need to be a successful leader

By Kellie McElhaney   |   10/18/2018
No matter who you are, if you want someone to do something for you, the best way to achieve your goal is to simply ask. Unfortunately, for many of us, asking for what we want is not an easy thing to do. We may ...

Seeking greater impact on the creation of gaming content

By Susan Petty   |   10/04/2018
Even as a child, Laura Teclemariam sought to understand the merging of stories and technology—by pulling apart and examining a VHS tape. Now, as a lead product manager for game publisher Electronic Arts (EA), ...

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 ...