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News, notes, and special events for HBS alumni

FEB 2014

2013-2014 Recruiting Report Released

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US Competitiveness: Focus on PK-12 Education

Discover the diverse career and internship choices made by the Classes of 2013 and 2014 in the latest recruiting report from Career & Professional Development. more

As part of our HBS New Venture Competition coverage, we asked alumni to weigh in on startup life. Join the conversation via Twitter using the hashtag #HBSNVC and our handle @HBSalumni. more

Read new reports from joint research conducted by the Gates Foundation, BCG, and HBS on how business leaders can better work with educators to improve America's PK-12 schools. HBS invites you to join the effort. more

News from Campus

Women — What's Next for Your Career?

Whether you want to reenergize your career or reenter the workforce after taking time off, a unique alumni program, Charting Your Course, will equip you with skills, strategies, and tools to revitalize your career and achieve both personal and professional growth. more

Fostering Life Science Innovation

The Blavatnik Fellowship in Life Science Entrepreneurship pairs recent HBS grads with Harvard inventors to promote innovation in life science technologies. Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 program. more


Going to SXSW? We'll be there! Come network over drinks and light fare at a casual meetup open to all HBS students and alumni. Registration opens February 12. more

2014 Career Pathways Survey

Be on the lookout within the next week for an invitation to participate in the 2014 HBS Career Pathways survey. It is being sent to a random sample of alumni who graduated within the past 30 years. Aggregated results will be made available to those who participate and will also be used by HBS Career & Professional Development to refresh website resources and enhance career coaching services.


Featured Events

Dynamic Women in Business Conference

The Women's Student Association's 2014 conference aims to take issues around women in business from dialogue to actionable next steps for today's world. Open to alumni.
22 Feb 2014
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Digital Strategy Webinar

Digital and mobile technologies have transformed customer interaction and behavior. Professor Sunil Gupta will discuss trends in digital technology and a framework for digital strategy.
25 Feb 2014, 12:00-1:00 p.m. EST
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Alumni News & Notes

Guiding Harvard University

Karen Gordon Mills (MBA 1977) will join the Harvard Corporation in July 2014. more

Spreading the Seeds of Entrepreneurship

To boost the economies of rural America, Jack Schultz (MBA 1975) launched a program to develop high school business leaders. more

Climbing to New Heights

After scaling the Seven Summits, Jan Petzel (MBA 2003) is helping to improve conditions for climbers' guides in Nepal. more

Eyes on Medical Breakthroughs

Dr. Marlene Krauss (MBA 1967) combines business skills and medical expertise in her work as a leading health care venture investor. more



Working Knowledge Tip

Can Putin Score Olympic Gold?

With billions of dollars on the line at this year's troubled Winter Olympics, Stephen Greyser breaks down what's at stake for the brands of NBC, key corporate sponsors, Russia—and Vladimir Putin. more

Making a Difference

Tell Us How You're Making a Difference

Join our effort to showcase how alumni are embodying the HBS mission to "make a difference" in the world. See who has shared their story—and learn how you can share yours! Visit: https://alumni.hbs.edu/makingadifference


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