Hear from MBA alumni and learn how the Stanford GSB experience is helping them to make an impact on the world.
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.
Get to know your classmates well — spend time with them — because that network will be really important in your life.
It was only because I was candid about my challenges that I got the opportunity. I learned to just tell it like I see it.
I simply wouldn’t be where I am today if I hadn’t attended Stanford.
BS ’67, MBA ’73
It takes tremendous time and energy and emotional toil to pretend you’re something you’re not.
When you’re gone, what will your legacy be? What did you do to make the world a better place?
It was humbling to come from a pretty self-congratulatory position to now be at the bottom of the curve, and it took some adjusting.