What top managers need to know about diversity.

News, notes, and special events
for HBS alumni

FE­BRUARY 5, 2­017

Perking Up Peet’s Coffee

David Burwick (MBA 1989) weighs in on managing growth at Peet’s Coffee while guiding the company through a transition from public entity to private ownership. MORE

Executive Education Reunions on for Fall 2017

Get ready to reunite with classmates and HBS faculty! Alumni marking a 2-year and any 5-year graduation milestone are invited back this October 12–15, 2017. Find out when your reunion takes place. alumni.hbs.edu/reunions

Creativity and Innovation

Dianne Taylor-Gearing (GMP11, 2011) shows how her Nova Scotia college encourages students to blend the creative arts with technology as a path to artistic expression. MORE

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Leading Diversity: What Top Managers Need to Know

FEBRUARY 9, 2017, 12:00–1:00 P.M. EST
Peter Linkow (MBA 1977), managing director at Lead Diversity and senior fellow, Human Capital at the Conference Board offers sensible solutions to addressing the challenges of today’s diverse workforce. LEARN MORE & REGISTER

Grown and Flown: Parenting Through the High School Years

HBX Courses
Negotiation Mastery

Senior Fellow Michael Wheeler will help you hone your negotiation skills to secure maximum value for your organization and yourself. MORE

Featured Event
HBS Alaska Air Safari: The Very Best of the Last Frontier

JU­NE 10–17, 2­017
Travel conveniently around Alaska by float plane and helicopter—from the slopes of Denali in the interior to the breathtaking bays of the coast. Observe the fascinating diversity of wildlife, experience stunning views on flightseeing tours, and enjoy a variety of activities such as hiking, kayaking, fly fishing, snowshoeing, or dogsledding. MORE

Working Knowledge
The Dow at 20,000: What’s That All About?

It took more than a century for the Dow Jones Industrial Average to hit 20,000. Investment management expert Luis Viceira discusses how this happened, what it means, and how high the Dow may go in the future. MORE



Alumni who give annually to the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation keep the School on the cutting edge of management education. LEARN MORE

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