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How to get what you need to be a successful leader

By Kellie McElhaney   |   10/18/2018
No matter who you are, if you want someone to do something for you, the best way to achieve your goal is to simply ask. Unfortunately, for many of us, asking for what we want is not an easy thing to do. We may ...

Seeking greater impact on the creation of gaming content

By Susan Petty   |   10/04/2018
Even as a child, Laura Teclemariam sought to understand the merging of stories and technology—by pulling apart and examining a VHS tape. Now, as a lead product manager for game publisher Electronic Arts (EA), ...

The keys to shaping culture to foster gender equity

By Kellie McElhaney   |   9/20/2018
Unfortunately, the American workplace has not been making significant progress towards gender and racial equity. According to Catalyst, there are currently only 23 women CEOs leading S&P 500 companies, which ...

Four myths that (still) get in the way of women and leadership

By Kellie McElhaney   |   9/04/2018
Surprisingly, almost two decades into the 21st century, there are still myths about women in business and leadership that get in the way of our success. Perhaps even more surprising is that these myths don’t ...

The Gender Gap at Work: Real and Pervasive, But Not Invincible

By Kellie McElhaney   |   8/23/2018
For decades we have known that there’s a significant and deeply-entrenched gender gap in the workplace—that women are paid less than men for doing the same work (minority women even less), that there are ...

Video: Finding an MBA Community of Like-Minded Women

By Susan Petty   |   6/20/2018
For Sarah Reichenbacher, meeting the Berkeley MBA for Executives community made it easy to choose the program for her MBA. "I wanted to be sure that I would be in a place that really aligned with my personal ...

A Glimpse at Lean In at Berkeley Haas

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/11/2018
We've previously introduced you to Nancy Hoque, a student in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program with a passion for gender equity. She has extended that passion to launching Lean In circles at various ...

Closing the gender gap: Female CEOs from Gap Inc. share wisdom

By Liz Rosenberg   |   3/07/2018
When we pulled together a room full of women at Gap Inc. headquarters, recently, it was an opener to what we intend to be an ongoing conversation about gender equity and leadership. More than 150 women joined ...

Student Perspective: Leading in a Time of Political Turmoil

By Laura Counts   |   1/26/2018
When Sharifa Dunn woke up Nov. 9, 2016, the first big news she got was that Donald Trump had been elected president of the United States.

MBA student Nancy Hoque Leans In for Gender Equity

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/15/2017
Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In sparked a long-awaited conversation around women in business, dynamics of gender roles (both professional and personal), and how women can advance their careers. Her message also hit ...