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Explore the challenging, inventive, and supportive MBA experience through the lives of the students, faculty, and alumni who live our distinctive culture out loud.

Faculty | 3 MIN READ

Prof. Lucas Davis shares hardest economic concept for MBA students to grasp

Enthusiasm, listening and drawing students into participating in class are keys to becoming a successful teacher, says Professor Lucas Davis, winner ...
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Women in Leadership | 2 MIN READ

EMBA student finds leadership inspiration among Haas women

Megan Zweig, EMBA 19, enrolled at Haas because she wanted to see more women leaders in the business world.
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Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

Former Coast Guard skipper and sales exec explores the academic side of business

The Crab Fisherman’s Ball in the tiny town of Trinidad on California’s north coast was a critical turning point for Joe Odell, EMBA 20, who’s faced ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

A focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion and allyship drives this Berkeley MBA

What Nuhamin Woldemariam, MBA 22, remembers best about landing in Chicago from Addis Ababa at age six, and speaking no English, is that the Windy ...
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Entrepreneurship | 2 MIN READ

An entrepreneurial psychiatrist with a bold vision gains business insights

“Berkeley Haas is a dynamic, collaborative environment, where we are encouraged to bring our most authentic selves to the classroom, to our jobs, and ...
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Finance | 3 MIN READ

Engineering a greater role for women in financial research

“There seem to be fewer incentives for women to pursue careers in quantitative finance. Perhaps that is why women have not made very uniform advances ...
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Professor Jose Guajardo teaches to a room full of MBA students located around the world

Flex MBA | 3 MIN READ

Flex MBA offers a virtually seamless classroom experience

Twice a week, at four p.m. sharp, Pacific time, Assistant Professor Jose Guajardo greets the students in his Operations class with a big smile, eager ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

Side-stepping from Big Tech to direct impact

After taking what he calls the “typical engineer’s approach” to researching and applying to business school—“I created a giant spreadsheet to track ...
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Technology | 3 MIN READ

How to maneuver through a many-faceted MBA transition

When she enrolled in the full-time MBA program at Berkeley Haas, Chifum Ann Ukadike, MBA 25, navigated several transitions: She moved to a new ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

Design thinking provides a plan and a career path

“I’m always asking, ‘what’s the plan?’ So, I needed a specific reason before applying to grad school,” said Diarra White, MBA 24. “When I was at ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

Using an MBA to explore how other places work

Kelsie Smithson, MBA 24, intentionally chose an MBA program far from her beloved hometown of Louisville, Kentucky because she wanted to get out of ...
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Finance | 3 MIN READ

An MBA is the springboard for a leap from advisor to investor

If you want to teach yourself about investing in publicly traded companies, reading Berkshire Hathaway’s annual reports to learn from Warren Buffett ...
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Alumni | 4 MIN READ

A career in financial engineering delivers positive impact

Ten years into his career Luis Toro, MFE 14, still relies on lessons learned in his Berkeley Haas Master in Financial Engineering studies, and he ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 4 MIN READ

You can't know until you try: the MBA conundrum

During the four years that Katherine Zepeda Arreola, MBA 24, pondered whether to get a graduate degree—and what kind—she remembers a mentor telling ...
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Flex MBA | 2 MIN READ

A flexible path to community and connections

When Jeric Huang, MBA 25, was considering an MBA program, even his most valued mentors told him he didn’t need to do that. They assured him that, ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

A chameleon chooses blue-and-gold as his colors

It’s not unusual for MBA students to describe their studies as an “investment in themselves.” But that expression has specific meaning for Ramiro ...
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