Alumni News

Browse or search the articles below and see what some Stanford GSB alumni have been up to professionally. 

March 25, 2020
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To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re sharing stories from Diana Kapp’s, MBA ’96, book aimed at inspiring young entrepreneurs.
Left to Right: Jane Chen, Mariam Naficy and Emily Núñez Cavness. Credit: Bijou Karmen
March 19, 2020
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Inspired by her students, a Stanford GSB Social Innovation Fellow connects Bay Area youth with degrees, jobs, and their own potential.
Claire Fisher, MBA and MA Ed ’18, is one of two 2018 recipients of the Stanford GSB Social Innovation Fellowship. Credit: Stacy Geiken
March 18, 2020
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Guild offers a data-driven approach to education benefits that has attracted the Fortune 500.
Rachel Romer Carlson. Credit: Jimena Peck
March 13, 2020
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With CoachMe, Stanford’s Social Innovation Fellow aims to use technology-supported coaching to help low-income people reach their health goals and reduce ER visits.
Karin Underwood, MBA ’19. Credit: Stacy Gieken
March 10, 2020
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Stanford GSB students explore nonprofit and government work with the help of Social Management Immersion Fellowships.
A flight operator in Rwanda recovering a Zip (Zipline’s name for the drone vehicles used to make deliveries) after returning from making a delivery at a hospital. Credit: Cj Bernstein
February 28, 2020
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A longtime consultant and Stanford alumna offers tips and insights on the career path less taken.
A man works at a computer in his home office, Credit: iStock/izusek
February 21, 2020
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Research shows prioritizing information-sharing between providers would save lives.
Alt: Stanford GSB Professor Sara Singer speaking to camera with Stanford Hoover Tower in the background. Credit: Video by Mike Elwell
February 13, 2020
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Members of the Black Business Student Association reflect on the culture, leadership, and achievements of the Black community.
Photographs of Stanford GSB students in the BBSA on a colorful grid. Credit: Allison Felt
February 10, 2020
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A scrappy entrepreneur aims to lead the way to a greener industry.
Walden Lam and others create denim products in their workshop space. Credit: Courtesy of Unspun
February 4, 2020
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Technology investment leader, philanthropist, and MBA alum to address the graduating Class of 2020.
Orlando Bravo, JD/MBA ’97. Credit: of Thoma Bravo
February 3, 2020
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People believe corporations are less ethical than people, even when the crimes are the same.
 Oscar Munoz, chief executive of United Airlines. Credit: Reuters/Victor Ruiz Garcia
January 31, 2020
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To maximize the potential of big data, firms are looking for employees with a new skill set.
Susan Athey. Credit: Tricia Seibold
January 22, 2020
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Learn how to take back control of your attention span.
An illustration of a man trying to escape the tangles of his cell phone demands. Credit: iStock/Annemarie Gorissen
January 16, 2020
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Innovations developed at big tech firms could transform the nonprofit world, with a little help from academia.
Susan Athey. Credit: Tricia Seibold
January 15, 2020
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“I’m not driven to be the king of the bag industry,” Mark Dwight says. “I love being hands-on, and I love everything about this business. I’m in the factory every day.”
An overview shot of workers on the factory floor at Rickshaw Bags. Credit: Timothy Archibald
January 15, 2020
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How three founders built the eBay of Latin America when everyone said it wouldn’t work.
Marcos Galperín, cofounder of MercadoLibre, visited Stanford GSB as part of the View From The Top speaker series.
January 13, 2020
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This Stanford GSB course attracts CEOs from some of the world’s biggest corporations, who share how they’re navigating — or creating — digital disruption.
Professor Robert E. Siegel teaches a class. Credit: Toni Bird
January 13, 2020
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A leadership coach shows how you can get the most out of your network.
Two businesswomen having coffee. Credit: iStock/NoSystem images
January 10, 2020
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A Stanford GSB alumna revisits her original admissions essay and reflects on how her worldview has changed in the years since.
Illustration of woman pushing a shopping cart and looking peaceful. Credit: Kim Salt
January 10, 2020
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A legendary hotelier looks back at one of his biggest failures — and what he learned from it.
Chip Conley, relaxed and laughing at his home.