News, notes, and special events
for HBS alumni

OC­TOBER 1, 2­017

Professor Nancy Koehn
History’s Lessons

In her new book, Forged in Crisis, Professor Nancy Koehn uses the perspective of time to tell the stories of ordinary people who, despite the odds, achieved extraordinary things. MORE

Caffeinating a Nation

Chijioke Dozie (MBA 2008) is aiming to create and nurture a coffee-sipping culture in Lagos, a part of the world where tea and chocolate drinks are the go-to hot beverages. MORE

Profitable Journalism
Profitable Journalism

David Perpich (MBA 2007) helped launch the New York Times’ online paywall and now runs its product-recommendation site, the Wirecutter. We asked him what’s next for media companies. MORE

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HBS Careers
Credential of Readiness (CORe)

Gain the fluency, skills, and confidence you need to fully participate and excel in the world of business.
Application Deadline Oc­tober 4 MORE


Entrepreneurship Essentials

Succeed in the start-up world. Learn a proven framework for building and financing new ventures.
Application Deadline Oc­tober 16 MORE

Blavatnik Fellowship
HBS News
Building Businesses Around Breakthrough Science

The Blavatnik Fellowship in Life Science Entrepreneurship program gives HBS alumni up to seven years post-graduation the opportunity to commercialize life science technologies. Since 2013, 20 Fellows have been selected into the program and launched 16 breakthrough science technology businesses collectively raising $100M.
Apply by Oc­tober 16.

Julie Battilana
Working Knowledge
The Three Types of Leaders Who Create Radical Change

Every successful social movement requires three distinct leadership roles: the agitator, the innovator, and the orchestrator, according to institutional change expert Julie Battilana. 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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