Diversity and Inclusion

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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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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Compare the Berkeley MBA Program Options

Same world-renowned faculty. Same global alumni network. Same top-ranked MBA.
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Compare Berkeley MBA Programs

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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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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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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