News, notes, and special events
for HBS alumni

NO­VEMBER 26, 2­017

Justin Dawe
Peering into the Future of Energy

What is the future of the energy sector in the era of climate change? Alumni from across the industry offered their thoughts in recent meetings with students. MORE

Advancing African American Business Leaders

Dean Nitin Nohria and the HBS community invite you to a Conference on African American Business Leadership, a two-day event that celebrates the vibrant and important role that African Americans have played in shaping our institution, the business world, and society at large. April 20–21, 2018 at HBS. MORE

Alumni in Their Own Words: Listen Now

HBS alumni from across the world of business share lessons learned and their own life experiences in our ongoing podcast series, Skydeck. Subscribe on iTunes, SoundCloud, or listen to individual episodes online. MORE

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James McArthur
HBS Cold Call
Cold Call Podcast
Could a Hackathon Help Solve the Heroin Crisis?

What’s the value of crowdsourcing technological solutions to societal problems? Could a hackathon help solve the heroin crisis in Cincinnati, Ohio? Professor Mitch Weiss discusses the underlying skepticism and emerging realities that unfold during protagonist Annie Rittgers’ journey to organizing a successful hackathon in his case "Hacking Heroin." MORE

Porter Square Books
Working Knowledge
How Independent Bookstores Have Thrived in Spite of

A few years ago, Ryan Raffaelli set out to discover how independent bookstores have managed to survive in spite of competition from Amazon and other online retailers. His findings reveal how much consumers value community and personal contact. MORE

HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation


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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