Global Social Venture Competition celebrates 20-year anniversary

Pedro Moura and Jessica Eting, both EWMBA 18,  built a rewards-based online and mobile savings account designed to appeal to people who underutilize banking services. Their hard work led to the launch of startup Flourish Savings, which has now earned a place at the April 5 Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) finals. “It takes a lot

2019 Women in Leadership Conference to focus on accountability, action

If 2018 was the year that the world woke up to the #MeToo movement’s allegations, marches, and debates around diversity and equity, 2019 is shaping up as a year of accountability and action. That’s where the Berkeley Haas Women In Leadership team drew its inspiration as members organized the 23rd annual conference, to be held this

MBA students interview Christine Lam, CEO of Citi China

Elaine Leong and Moi Liu—both MBA 19s and roommates at Haas—landed a sit-down interview during winter break with Christine Lam, CEO of Citi China, to talk about the keys to her successful finance career. Leong wasn’t going into Citi cold; she’d worked as a management associate at Citi in Malaysia before applying to Haas. At

Blockchain in bloom: New initiative drives research grants, incubator, courses

Bosun Adebaki, MBA 19, will spend time this spring researching the merits of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), a form of digital money that’s being tested by governments and central banks worldwide. His goal is to determine how central banks can use digital currencies to become more competitive, flexible, and efficient. Adebaki, a fellow with

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