Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

How to reframe your thinking to overcome imposter syndrome

When deciding whether or not to pursue an MBA, the biggest obstacle for Laura Teclemariam, EMBA 18, was her own self-doubt. She pushed through her ...
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Yannell Selman, MBA 21

Entrepreneurship | 3 MIN READ

From nonprofit to tech—this entrepreneur holds her roots in impact and community

Yannell Selman, MBA 21, began her professional career in nonprofit, starting with an assignment with Teach For America in Richmond, CA.
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Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

Robert Reyes’s road from rapper to accountant to paratrooper to full-time MBA candidate

Army paratrooper Robert Reyes took his last jump with the 82nd Airborne in 2018. Five months later, the former accountant turned lieutenant landed on ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

From fixing shattered windows to funding a Black business revival

Politically engaged and eminently practical, Elisse Douglass, MBA 16, leapt in to help clean up downtown Oakland during the Black Lives Matter ...
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Compare the Berkeley MBA Program Options

Same world-renowned faculty. Same global alumni network. Same top-ranked MBA.
Different schedules.

Compare Berkeley MBA Programs

Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

Dan Kihanya, MBA 96: Do you see me in this American crisis?

As an entrepreneur, I’m already in solution mode. But that is for another blog post. This one is about processing and being authentic. Now is the time.
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Diversity and Inclusion | 4 MIN READ

Bree Jenkins, MBA 19: Being Black at Berkeley Haas

You have to keep reminding people that you do not carry the perspective of everyone who happens to have your same skin color. You are an individual; sometimes you want to be treated that way.
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Diversity and Inclusion | 2 MIN READ

Binundu Isaiah Samuel, EMBA 20: It is not OK!

Our cohort will give rise to great leaders who will have the opportunity and power to drive change and influence the world! We must heed the lessons of our past and present to ensure our future will be better.
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Diversity and Inclusion | 4 MIN READ

Marco T. Lindsey: Thoughts from your Black colleague

I'm writing this now, but to be honest, I really don't want to be bothered. I don't want to write, I don't want to talk, I don't want to work, I don't want to socialize.
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Diversity and Inclusion | 4 MIN READ

Kellie McElhaney talks equity fluency, courage, and vulnerability

Starting from the position that “if you aren’t intentionally inclusive, you are unintentionally exclusive,” Kellie McElhaney helped develop the concept of equity fluent leadership™.
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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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Diversity and Inclusion | 2 MIN READ

Haas inspires EMBA student to pursue career in diversity, equity, and inclusion

Jason Atwater, EMBA 19, never thought that he could base his career on establishing diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) work environments—until ...
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Edgar Vigil

Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

Student Always, this Marine also had a lesson or two to teach

When Staff Sergeant Edgar Vigil, MBA 18, left the Marine Corps, he started intensive training right away—but this time it was on how to transform ...
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