Hear from MBA alumni and learn how the Stanford GSB experience is helping them to make an impact on the world.
My goal is to be the fastest tortoise in the race… not to chase the shiny new penny. It worked.
Ken Hersh, MBA ’89
It’s important to use the limited time we have to be as impactful as possible on the people who matter to us most.
If we apply best practices from the private sector to government, we can build a government that better serves its people.
If you can be innovative with fewer resources, you will learn things about operations that you may never have considered.
The thing I am most proud of is that 23 of my classmates think highly enough of me to back me.
The only expectation I have for myself is making decisions I can be proud of.
There are a lot of hard-working people who are deserving of access to responsibly priced financial services, just like my parents.
A lot of what I do you can relate to my career in sports. You want to win, but you also need to work well with others.
I’m a kind of shapeshifter, a business executive with the heart and soul of a journalist.
Our tribe elects me to represent them and it’s deeply gratifying work.
Jennifer Fate Velaise
That’s why I’m still here at 104 — because I’ve been adaptable and optimistic.
If you want to solve a problem, get as close as you can to the people facing that problem and build the solution alongside them.
How can I help make this a reality, where Black women are in positions of power and are able to lift up our communities?
I am focused on authenticity. I want people to be able to bring their full selves to work, whatever their identity is.
Profitability and purposefulness are not separate things. They build on one another.
I wanted to do things that were really purposeful in life, that I felt would make a difference.