News, notes, and special events
for HBS alumni

OC­TOBER 29, 2­017

Don Wiviott
Can Farming Save the Planet?

Sustainable Farm Partners’ Don Wiviott (MBA 1984) aims to address climate change by converting high-production, conventional farms to certified organic practices. MORE

Angie Hicks
Finish What You Startup

Angie’s List cofounder and CMO Angie Hicks (MBA 2000) reflects on the challenges—and advantages—of starting her popular online ratings company away from Silicon Valley. MORE

John Rice
Giving Minorities a Playbook for Success

John Rice (MBA 1992) founded Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) to equip minorities with the skills, coaching, and relationships required to become high-impact business leaders. MORE

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Lynda Applegate
Alumni Events
Leading Growth and Transformation in Established Businesses

OCTOBER 31, 12:00–1:00 P.M. EDT
During this webinar, Professor Lynda Applegate will discuss approaches that entrepreneurs and business leaders in established organizations and industries can take to lead breakthrough innovations that transform industries and the organizations that compete within them. MORE

Tom Sadtler
Tools for Life’s Major Transitions

NO­VEMBER 2, 12:00–1:00 P.M. EDT
Led by Tom Sadtler (MBA 1981), president, Design What's Next, this webinar will help you understand and manage life's transitions, and take them on with a newfound confidence. MORE

Tsedal Neeley
AASU50 Event
Tsedal Neeley Reception and Book Signing

NOVEMBER 9, 6:00–8:00 P.M. EST, New York, NY
Join fellow HBS alumni for a reception, Q&A, and book signing with Professor Tsedal Neeley, whose new book, The Language of Global Success, looks at high-tech giant Rakuten in the five years following its groundbreaking English-language mandate.

This event is cosponsored by the HBS African-American Alumni Association, part of its celebration of the 50th anniversary of the HBS African American Student Union.

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

Image credits: Marc Romanelli, Susan Young, Jennifer Heffner, Russ Campbell, Tom Sadtler, Lawrence Neeley