Alumni News

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

July 5, 2017
Dow Jones Newswire|As Silicon Valley companies confront accusations of unfair treatment of women and minorities, Stanford GSB is trying to help would-be entrepreneurs create more conscientious companies.
Fern Mandelbaum will lead the Stanford course examining ways to enhance diversity for would-be tech entrepreneurs. | Wall Street Journal/Angela Decenzo
July 5, 2017
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An entrepreneur and mom throws herself into her master’s in circumstances she didn’t expect, and finds benefits she never imagined.
Julie Oberweis, MSx '15
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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Kaur confirms her career choice and learns to go with the flow when her path to Palo Alto brings her to business school instead of medical school.
Kamal Kaur, MSx '15
June 27, 2017
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The founder of Copia Global uses a century-old model to reach the world’s poorest people.
Tracey Turner | Drew Kelly
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 20, 2017
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A Stanford GSB conference explores women’s higher barriers to entry and the value of the network.
Women conducting a meeting | iStock/julief514
June 13, 2017
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A new study examines the role self-expression plays in online buying decisions.
People ride escalators inside a shopping mall. | Reuters/Rodrigo Garrido
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
June 5, 2017
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The CEO of GM discusses leadership lessons and the future of self-driving cars.
Mary Barra | ToniBird Photography
June 2, 2017
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In the aftermath of the U.S. presidential election, a workshop series was launched to help students move beyond political conflict.
Two students walking on campus | Elena Zhukova
May 31, 2017
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Reminding customers of their loyalty to your business makes them much more likely to refer friends.
Cathedral of Light' at the Sydney Botanical Garden | Reuters/Jason Reed
May 30, 2017
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A student of human interaction learns at Stanford GSB that genuine sharing about difficult experiences strengthens bonds.
Lauren Westbrook-McIntosh, MBA ’12 | ToniBird Photography
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 22, 2017
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Now back at Stanford, a sustainability expert advises students to take advantage of the opportunities and savvy people around them.
Alicia Seiger, MBA ’02 | ToniBird Photography
May 17, 2017
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Bolstered by the support and honesty of his Stanford GSB peers, a student who was once on the outskirts of his community takes an advocacy post in the Canadian government.
Marco Chan, MBA ’16 | ToniBird Photography
May 15, 2017
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A Mexico City venture capitalist discusses what it takes to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem.
View of the busy street outside the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption in Mexico City, Mexico at night. | iStock/Holgs
May 15, 2017
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Participants get an on-the-ground view of businesses and the impact of the Stanford Seed Transformation Program during a 2017 faculty study trip.
Fishing village of Elmina in Ghana | Liz Walker