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December 07, 2023

Changemakers — Diversifying Broadway’s Investor Pool

This entertainment veteran is extending the journey for the legendary Soul Train brand. Next stop: Broadway.
October 23, 2023

How “Ecopreneurs” Spent Their Summer of Sustainability

Students in the new Stanford Ecopreneurship program spanned the globe to help build climate-focused ventures.
Clockwise from top left: Alex Vovk, Bharti Singhla, Ignacio Sabate, Thilo Braun, Meghan Wood, Shiro Wachira.
October 20, 2023

Maker: The “Soul Train” Musical

Producer Richard Gay says keeping a Broadway-bound musical on track is a team effort.
October 19, 2023

Chief Sustainability Officers Are in It for the Long Haul

Executives focused on sustainability and impact talk about their expanding roles and how collaboration drives their work.
October 13, 2023

Hard Lesson: Learning to Embrace Personal Growth

After trying to help the world’s most vulnerable babies, Jane Chen, MBA ’08, needed to heal her own wounds.
Portrait of Jane Chen. Credit: Meagan Suzuki
September 29, 2023

Everett Harper, MBA ’99: What Matters to Me Now and Why

“There’s hardly a more complex system than a system of humans.”
July 27, 2023

Justin Ziegler, MBA ’23: Aiding Global Development via Cross-Border Transactions

Stanford Impact Founder Fellow aims to supply African businesses with an affordable payment network.
Justin Ziegler, MBA ’23
July 11, 2023

Where There’s No Will, This Company Provides a Way

Two MBA alumni find a new way to encourage charitable giving.
Portrait of Patrick Schmitt and Jenny Xia Spradling sitting next to each other outside, smiling at the camera.
June 21, 2023

Optimism Is the Theme at Stanford GSB Commencement

Business leader Henry Fernandez lauds the power of “unshakable belief in the future.”
GSB students in procession at graduation in June 2023. Credit: Best Grads
June 08, 2023

Changemakers: Making Lives Brighter

Using renewable energy to bring electricity to millions of people
Video still showing Ned Tozun.
May 23, 2023

Catalyst: Removing the Rocks on the Pathway to College

At the College Board, Steve Bumbaugh is all about access.
May 19, 2023

Sarah Alexander, MBA ’22: Offering a Lifeline to Parents When Childcare Falls Through

Stanford Impact Founder Fellow launched Patch Caregiving to help parents in emergencies.
Portrait of Sarah Alexander. Credit: Saul Bromberger
May 17, 2023

Changemaker: Planting Seeds to Grow Women-Led Businesses

Two investors improve the VC landscape with their fund, providing early-stage funding to women entrepreneurs and CEOS.
Video stills of Sylvia Kuyel and Allison Stoloff from the Fund XX video.
April 24, 2023

Maker: Torani

When her syrup company needed a bigger factory, Melanie Dulbecco helped her employees stick together.
a photograph of the bottling line at the Torani syrup factory. Credit: Elena Zhukova
April 18, 2023

Hard Lesson: Breaking the Silence Surrounding Mental Health

Andy Dunn, MBA ’07, opens up about the moment that nearly derailed his life.
Andy Dunn sitting on the floor looking at camera. Credit: Lyndon
April 07, 2023

Business Leader Henry Fernandez Named GSB Commencement Speaker

Long-time Stanford volunteer and GSB supporter tabbed to give address
Portrait of Henry Fernandez. Credit: David Jacobs
March 21, 2023

Changemaker: Improving Hiring to Keep Pace with Remote Work

“It’s been the journey of a lifetime to build something with my sister.”
a video still of Maite Diez-Canedo and Itziar Diez-Canedo working together.
March 10, 2023

Catalyst: Hope is on the Horizon for Alzheimer’s Treatments

Phyllis Ferrell heads global partnership efforts to defeat the disease.
Illustrated portrait of Phyllis Ferrell. Credit: Chloe Cushman
February 16, 2023

Changemaker: Text-Based Coaching for Teens

An alumna’s company meets adolescents where they are with the mental health support they need.
Ashley Edwards of MindRight, sitting at a laptop in a bright room, looking off the camera with a thoughtful expression.
January 30, 2023

Stanford Asia Economic Forum Reconvenes to Explore “Our Shared Future”

Stanford alumni, faculty, and industry leaders met in Singapore to explore the connections between Asia and the U.S.
Jon Levin in conversation with Fei-Fei Li and Eric Yuan at the Stanford Asia Economic Forum.
January 24, 2023

Changemaker: Reducing Emissions, Fighting Climate Change

“Our mission is to drive massive action across whole portfolios of buildings all over the world.”
Brenden Millstein smiling and looking off camera.
January 19, 2023

Hard Lessons: What I Learned From Failure

Six alumni reflect on a difficult time in their careers.
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January 12, 2023

2022 Stanford MBA Employment Report Highlights Students’ Drive for Impact

Students and graduates leveraged a strong job market to find roles that matched their skills and passions.
A female student in a headscarf sitting in Arbuckle Dining Hall on Stanford GSB campus, working on her laptop. Photo by Elena Zhukova
November 08, 2022

Hillary Do, MBA ’22: Equipping the Right Leaders to Advance Community Change

Stanford Impact Founder Fellow offers training and support at the grassroots level.
Portrait of Hillary Do. Credit: Saul Bromberger