Social Impact

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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Élida Bautista speaking at the 2022 Berkeley Haas Diversity Symposium.

Social Impact | 3 MIN READ

Use your inner strengths and community to tame impostor syndrome

“It can be uncomfortable when you are the first, or one of only a few people, to take your place in a space not built for you, or worse, in a space ...
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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

Searching for impact in big tech, finding it at Google

His three years as senior manager of strategic operations at KIPP DC, part of the nation’s largest network of public charter schools, gave Joseph ...
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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

Finance | 3 MIN READ

Building bridges toward sustainability and impact

Alyssa Farrelly, MBA 21, had qualms about the magnitude of the career pivot she aspired to achieve: from nonprofit administration to impact ...
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Entrepreneurship | 2 MIN READ

Impact investing and impactful relationships

“I didn’t come to Berkeley Haas to get a job or a promotion. I came with high hopes of figuring my life out, building great relationships, and ...
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Alumni | 3 MIN READ

Reflection, risk, and reward in social impact

“We see trees from above ground and don’t often think about what goes on underneath. The same is true for supply chains. Just as a tree relies on ...
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Social Impact | 2 MIN READ

On track to create positive change through impact investing

“Demonstrating that I could pivot to the funding side of investing without having a traditional quant background, while leveraging my operations ...
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David Miller

Social Impact | 2 MIN READ

For this MBA, Beyond Yourself isn't just a slogan, but a way of thinking

It's easy to say you want to use your career to positively impact others' lives. But actually putting in the effort to make that happen can be ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 4 MIN READ

How MBA skills can promote inclusion and diversity in the corporate cannabis world

The 21st-century gold rush is in full force, and everyone from your neighbor to CEOs of major companies like Anheuser Busch is panning for a chunk of ...
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Bosun Adebaki, MBA 19

Finance | 2 MIN READ

Bosun Adebaki, MBA 19, plans a career legacy that goes beyond himself

At the end of the day, full-time Berkeley MBA student Bosun Adebaki, MBA 19, would like his career legacy to be one in which he leaves the business ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 3 MIN READ

Consulting as a path to social sector leadership, entrepreneurship

For the past three years, 20-26 percent of Berkeley Haas MBA graduates have gone to work in consulting, with companies such as Bain, Boston ...
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