Diversity and Inclusion

Finance | 2 MIN READ

An MFE candidate finds rewards, challenges, and community

Akshita Gulati, MFE 24, approaches her Master of Financial Engineering studies with the attitude, “If it’s not challenging, it’s not rewarding.” Just ...
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Entrepreneurship | 3 MIN READ

Entrepreneurial drive fuels a career pivot

Before starting his Berkeley MBA for Executives studies, Reggie Draper, EMBA 23, learned the hard lesson that entrepreneurs can’t go it alone.
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Technology | 3 MIN READ

Finding and promoting inspiration in sustainability and innovation

Kerisha Burke, MBA 24, left a career in the energy industry to develop her business and leadership skills in a full-time MBA program that could fuel ...
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Headshot of Analexis Glaude standing in front of a brown background.

Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

Doctoral student relishes research and teaching

Analexis Glaude knew early on that she wanted to be a professor and a role model for others and knew she would have to find the right area of ...
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Compare the Berkeley MBA Program Options

Same world-renowned faculty. Same global alumni network. Same top-ranked MBA.
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Alyssa Kewenvoyouma, MBA/JD 22

Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

­­­­Acts of resistance and advocacy

Alyssa Kewenvoyouma, MBA/JD 22, has a strong sense of identity, an identity with many facets. She is Indigenous (Navajo and Hopi) and of Mexican ...
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Kellie McElhaney, PhD, founding director of EGAL at Berkeley Haas, speaks at the 2022 Diversity Symposium.

Diversity and Inclusion | 2 MIN READ

How to craft your story and create your brand star

Résumés loom large in the lives of many MBA applicants and graduates: Where you’ve worked, lived, and been educated. They distill your story into ...
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Guadalupe Manriquez poses with her family in front of the main Haas campus gate adorned in her Berkeley MBA cap and gown to celebrate her MBA graduation

Finance | 4 MIN READ

A "non-traditional" MBA student tells her story

Guadalupe D. Manriquez, MBA 21, describes h­erself as a “non-traditional” MBA student—female, a member of an underrepresented community, and a ...
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Technology | 2 MIN READ

The power of not being content and choosing to lead by example

Priya Govindaraj, MBA 24, leads by example in every facet of her life.
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Kadidia Konate poses for a family photo in front of the Cal Bear statues with her husband, baby daughter, and twin son and daughter. All wear blue and gold UC Berkeley t-shirts.

Entrepreneurship | 4 MIN READ

Building villages to balance family and career

Kadidia Konaté, MBA 24, has learned that saying “yes” is essential to success as a parent, an MBA student, and an entrepreneur. 
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Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

Male allyship class builds awareness of gender equity issues

When I mention to someone on campus that I’m a “manbassador”—a portmanteau of “man” and “ambassador”—it usually elicits a curious chuckle. The Haas ...
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Entrepreneurship | 4 MIN READ

Self-reflection led alum to give back to Haas and beyond

Abhishek Sharma’s Berkeley Haas MBA orientation weekend remains a vivid memory. He was intimidated, fighting fear of rejection and his own ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 4 MIN READ

Laura Kray reveals the skill MBAs want in their core curriculum

Laura Kray wears a lot of hats: She holds the Ned & Carol Spieker Chair in Leadership, chairs the Management of Organizations Group, and is the ...
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