Haas Events | Summer 2020
Dean’s Speaker Series:Clockwise: Johanna Lewis, MBA 21; Geoffrey Easterling, MBA 21; Dean Ann Harrison; and Scott Galloway, MBA 92, NYU Stern marketing professor, discussing thriving amid adversity.
Responding to COVID-19:Gabe Cohen, MBA 13, launched the Colorado Restaurant Response to address food insecurity and employment issues. They’ve raised nearly $1.5M and served more
than 200K meals. Visit:
Responding to COVID-19:Tiffany Lam and Patañjali
Chary, BCEMBA 12s, launched Masks Without Borders to send free KN95 masks to frontline health care workers. BCEMBA classmates helped fund the effort. Visit: maskswithoutborders.us.
Boston & Bay Area
Dean’s Speaker Series:José Andrés, founder, World Central Kitchen, and William Rosenzweig, faculty co-chair, Center for Responsible Business.
Alumni Conference:Manish Chandra, MBA 95, founder & CEO of Poshmark, on the OneHaas podcast: haaspodcasts.org/.
Responding to COVID-19:Justin Li and Christine Jan, MBA 22s (top), co-founded Haas Hearts (haashearts.com), a nonprofit consulting initiative where Haas MBA students address pandemic-related challenges. Alexander Rochlin, MBA 21 (bottom left); Wayne Meng, MBA 22 (bottom right); and Frances Ho, MBA 22 (not pictured) were committee members.
Responding to COVID- 19:Ker Gibbs, MBA 90, spearheaded an ambitious effort to transport more than 1 million donated pieces of PPE on cargo planes from Shanghai to U.S. hospitals and continued coordinating orders.
Responding to COVID-19:Viola Tang, BS 12, contributed to a COVID-19 Transmission Model research project to determine different stages of disease progression and effects of containment efforts (haas.org/violatang1) and a study evaluating the impact of wearing face masks (haas.org/violtang2).
Alumni Conference:Six HaasX speakers
(clockwise): Moderator Kellie McElhaney, founding director, Center for Equity, Gender & Leadership; Christopher Giles, MBA 10; Bree Jenkins, MBA 19; James Dong, BS 10; Ian Shea, BCEMBA 07; and Talia Caldwell, BS 13.
PHOTO: JEN KAY