News, notes, and special events
for HBS alumni

AP­RIL 16, 2­017

Solving Nigeria’s Skilled Workforce Challenge

As cofounder and CEO of WAVE Academy (West Africa Vocational Education), Misan Rewane (MBA 2013) has found an innovative way to fill the gap between school and employment. MORE

‘Take an Alum to Lunch Day’ Returns on Ju­ne 21

Join other alumni around the world on June 21, 2017 for our second annual one-on-one networking event! Use the new Alumni Directory and mapping tool to find an HBS alumnus/a near you. Invite them to join you for lunch by using the Alumni Messaging tool. Go to lunch, and snap and share a selfie. Get complete details.

Fueling a Sustainable Enterprise in Brazil

Ana Maria Diniz (OPM 36, 2007) combined her interest in renewable energy with her keen business sense to cofound Sykué Bioenergya SA, which converts elephant grass into clean energy. MORE

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A Recipe for Digital Disruption

AP­RIL 25, 2017, 12:00–1:00 P.M. EDT
Exclusive Video Webinar!
Associate Professor Thales Teixeira will show how a variety of firms, both incumbents and startups, are using digital technologies to break the bonds between activities that consumers want to do and what they previously had to do. MORE

Finding Your Fit: The 6 Essential Elements You Need to Thrive at Work

These Management Practices Boost Company Performance

Are certain practices beneficial to firm performance regardless of the industry or the country in which they’re applied? HBS professor Raffaella Sadun shares the findings of her research. MORE

Working Knowledge
Why German Business Supports, Trains, and Hires Syrian Refugees

Germany took in a million Syrian refugees in 2015. Has it worked out as successfully as hoped? Professor Rebecca Henderson discusses what it takes to integrate a huge number of new people, and the role business can play. MORE



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