Paula Fernández-Baca, MBA 21, grew up in Houston, a self-proclaimed very proud Texan. Her parents immigrated from Peru to the U.S. during the 1980s. Like many first-generation kids, Fernández-Baca grew up straddling the cultures of two worlds. We talked to Fernández-Baca about her family background & love of dance, her passion for empowering underrepresented minority
Haas In The Headlines
Business InsiderSep 11
According to Linda Kreitzman, executive director of the MFE program at Berkeley Haas, interviewers want candidates to show their thought process when they answer questions during Goldman interviews. For investment banking roles, it's especially important to display strategic thinking and bring a broader view to an immediate task.
The Washington PostSep 8
Algorithms hidden in software programs often carry the biases of their creators. The article cites research by Professors Nancy Wallace, the Lisle and Roslyn Payne Chair in Real Estate Capital Markets, Richard Stanton, Kingsford Capital Management Chair in Business, and Assoc. Prof Adair Morse, who that found that algorithmic lending systems tend to charge higher interest rates to Latinx and African-American borrowers.
Germany is facing energy supply problems in the process of transitioning to renewables. Prof. Severin Borenstein, E.T. Grether Chair in Business Administration and Public Policy, said in an earlier interview, "We have to have systems in place to make sure we still have enough generation on the grid or else, in the best case, we have a blackout, and in the worst case, we have some kind of grid collapse."