In honor of Pride Month, we’re running a series of profiles and Q&As with members of the LGBTQ community at Haas. Follow the series throughout June. In this interview, Evening & Weekend MBA student Joe Castiglione, a manager of strategic initiatives at healthcare accreditation organization NCQA, talks about coming out to his devoutly Baptist family
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Samantha Tannor, MBA 20, founded Tannor’s Tea after traveling to Asia and discovering how popular matcha is there. When she found out that every single liquid matcha concentrate sold in the U.S. is loaded with sugar, she decided to bring sugar-free versions to the market. As part of the LAUNCH startup accelerator, she is selling Tannor’s Tea online on Amazon and in cafés around Berkeley.
New York TimesJun 2
Participants who shake hands at the onset of negotiating a hypothetical job offer or car sale are significantly more likely to share information (if their incentives are aligned) or lie less (if their incentives are misaligned), according to research by Assist. Prof. Juliana Schroeder.
San Francisco ChronicleJun 2
Raymond Miles, a former dean of Berkeley Haas who helped transform the way modern companies think about their employees, passed away May 13. “Ray Miles was an outstanding scholar and a visionary leader. He helped build the fields of organizational strategy and innovation at Haas and around the world,” said Prof. Laura Tyson, faculty director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact.