Giving News & Stories

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

October 30, 2018
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Five alumni and one faculty member recognized for contributions to the GSB during annual reunion weekend.
October 10, 2018
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More than 200 Stanford Seed participants from Africa and India gather for the first time to unite in their commitment to bring prosperity to communities through the growth of businesses.
Funkidz CEO Ciiru Waithaka with past Seed participants during a company visit. | Credit: Zachary M. Saitoti
October 9, 2018
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Recognized for academic achievement and leadership, this year’s Siebel Scholars aim to make a positive impact.
From left to right: John Ettinger, Geoff Calder, Jennifer Villa, Tucker Kocher, Valerie Shen. Credit: Stacy Geiken
July 6, 2018
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The business icon tells students to provide what we truly need, not simply improve what we have.
June 20, 2018
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Alumni and friends of Jack McDonald gather for the official renaming celebration of the life and legacy of the GSB's beloved professor of 50 years.
Jack McDonald | R.J. Muna
June 15, 2018
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Students in the MBA, PhD, and MSx programs honored Professors Amit Seru, Peter Reiss, and Anne Beyer, respectively, for their teaching and service.
Amit Seru | Toni Bird
October 10, 2017
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Passionate about making the world a better place, the 2018 Siebel Scholars are recognized for their academic excellence and leadership at Stanford GSB.
From left: Sarah Hinkfuss Zampardo, Jack Marzulli, Samanthe Tiver Belanger, Animesh Agrawal
October 10, 2017
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SMIF fellowships support students who look to use their management skills for social good.
Yi Zuang, MBA ’18 (second in from the left) and the Brigaid team.|Winter Caplanson
October 2, 2017
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How a singular focus on one basic thing — floors — is transforming lives in Africa.
Three-year-old Moise Barihuta | Jacques Nkinzingabo
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 a 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