Giving News & Stories

Browse the articles below to learn more about the impact of gifts to Stanford GSB.

June 29, 2017
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From February through May, five student-led gala events celebrate the diverse communities that enrich the school experience.
Task Rabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot accepts the 2017 Tapestry Award | Doug Peck/Geiken Photography
June 29, 2017
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Armed with an education, this 2017 Social Innovation Fellow gives less-fortunate compatriots the tools to find jobs online and leave poverty behind.
2017 SIF Fellow Muhammad Mustafa | Stacy Geiken
June 28, 2017
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Teter joins Stanford Seed with over 20 years of experience in international development, economic growth, and humanitarian program management.
Darius Teter, executive director for Stanford Seed
June 23, 2017
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Hundreds of Stanford MBA volunteers donate more than $3 million of consulting value annually.
ACT volunteers | Stacy Geiken Photography
June 21, 2017
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Stanford Graduate School of Business alumna Penny Pritzker and Dean Levin send graduates off to launch careers of meaning and impact.
Penny Pritzker, MBA/JD ’85 | Saul Bromberger
June 6, 2017
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The struggles to meet leaders’ standards and speak teammates’ language pay off. So do study trips.
Ben Liu, MBA '07, Ema Liu-Nakajima, and Aya Nakajima, MBA '07 | ToniBird Photography
May 24, 2017
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Next generation of social innovators honored with Miller Social Change Leadership Award, Frances and Arjay Miller Prize in Social Innovation, and Social Innovation Fellowship.
MBA student Jenna Nicholas | Stacy Geiken
May 22, 2017
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The recent award dinner also celebrated the generosity of fellowship donors whose gifts financially support Stanford GSB students.
Stanford GSB Dean Jonathan Levin pins 2017 Arbuckle Award recipient John Donahoe, MBA ’86. | Stacy Geiken
May 11, 2017
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In three separate ceremonies this spring, students in the MBA, MSx, and PhD programs lauded Professors Charles Lee, Mary Barth, and Adina Sterling, respectively.
Charles Lee | Amy Shechee Ho
May 9, 2017
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More than 500 business leaders have participated in program designed to support greater economic prosperity through leadership and innovation training
Bijesh Shah of SteelWool Africa in a breakout session of the Seed Transformation Program
February 27, 2017
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A recent two-day symposium celebrated the depth and breadth of impact by faculty member David Kreps in choice theory, finance, game theory, economics.
David Krep | Pamela Lau
November 9, 2016
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Rajan Patel and Ronnie Washington have been named 2016 Social Innovation Fellows, joining a select group of emerging social entrepreneurs who have received grants since 2009.
2016 Social Innovation Fellows Rajan Patel (left) and Ronnie Washington (right) flank Neil Malhotra, faculty director of the Center for Social Innovation | Stacy Geiken Photography
October 31, 2016
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Stanford Seed Intern Michelle Gatonye gains invaluable experience as she delivers an expansion strategy for House of Tara.
Seed intern Michelle Gatonye with co-workers
September 28, 2016
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The opening of Highland Hall this fall enables the Stanford Graduate School of Business to offer nearly all first-year MBA students desiring to live on campus a place to call home.
External view of Highland Hall looking toward Serra St. | Elena Zhukova
September 27, 2016
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Five highly accomplished MBA students are this year’s Siebel Scholars at Stanford GSB.
2017 Siebel Scholars, from left to right: David Zhang, Katherine Archibald, Federico Mossa, Carolyn Kooi, and Sebastian Serra | Stacy Geiken
September 27, 2016
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Financial support to be awarded for up to three students committed to generating economic development in regions of the U.S. underrepresented in the MBA program.
Students walk on campus | Elena Zhukova
May 15, 2016
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Stanford Seed intern and electrical engineer Amal El-Ghazaly lends her talents to the company’s most immediate needs and learns a real-life lesson.
Amal El-Ghazaly with fellow Psaltry workers.
April 7, 2016
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Since 1968, Stanford GSB has recognized lifelong achievement in management, leadership, and community service with the Ernest C. Arbuckle Award.
April 6, 2016
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Stanford Seed intern Ronnie Washington learns what it really means to be an entrepreneur while helping a Ghana-based company grow.
Ronnie Washington was awarded $110,000 as a Stanford Social Innovation Fellow to build his social enterprise,
February 22, 2016
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One recent participant in a Stanford Executive Education program discovered that changing the world begins with educating himself.
L to R: Hom, Gee, Kazunori Yamada, Tetsuya Yamada, Yuzo Yamada, Reiko Emmi-Elkins