Haas welcomes Élida Bautista as director of diversity & inclusion

It was a chance friendship with a Taiwanese girl who offered to share her elementary school bus seat that gave Élida Bautista, incoming director of diversity & inclusion for Berkeley Haas, her first experience of “otherness.” “My friend was a Buddhist, and she was the first person I was aware of who didn’t believe in

New case study examines how Haas can sustain its culture

During a busy last year as dean, Rich Lyons continues to question the status quo, co-authoring a new case study that takes a candid look at his culture initiative and whether the School’s Defining Leadership Principles will endure. The study, “The Berkeley Haas School of Business: Codifying, Embedding, and Sustaining Culture,” co-authored with Prof. Jenny

A handout or a hand up? How we judge others guides how we help others

Charities often emphasize the desperation and dependence of those they assist—as in heart-tugging videos of starving children in Africa. Yet a focus on helplessness may change how we choose to help those in need, and not necessarily for the better, according to research by Berkeley Haas Asst. Prof. Juliana Schroeder. “Charities want to motivate people

EMBA class launches entrepreneurship fund to honor classmate’s daughter

Students in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program turned a classmate’s tragedy into a mission to help others, creating a grant fund that will provide seed funding to under-represented minorities and social impact startups. Members of the EMBA Class of 2017 established the Sanaya Shah Memorial Fund after the passing of Sanaya Shah, the daughter

“Rising Star” award for Asst. Prof. Juliana Schroeder

Juliana Schroeder, an assistant professor in the Berkeley Haas Management of Organizations Group, has been honored as a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science. The award is presented to “outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research careers post-PhD.” It’s based on significant publications and recognitions; work with potentially broad impact;

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