Investing in the Future
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Alumni and friends of Harvard Business School gathered in Dubai on March 28, 2016 and Istanbul on March 30, 2016 to celebrate and connect with each other as the School hosted “A Vision for the 21st Century” as part of the world tour of The Harvard Business School Campaign.
John A. Paulson (MBA 1980) is giving $400 million to endow Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, securing the vision for Allston-based innovation. To honor his generosity, the School will be renamed the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Harvard Business School will add a significant new structure to the School’s Boston campus that will combine the elements of a large-scale conference center, a performance space, and an intimate community forum. The new building, expected to open in 2018, will be named Klarman Hall in recognition of a generous gift from Seth (MBA 1982) and Beth Klarman.
On April 25, 2014, Harvard Business School publicly launched a campaign to raise $1 billion and increase engagement among alumni over the next five years.
The Ruth Mulan Chi Chao Center is the first building named after a woman and Chinese-American on the Harvard campus.
A major gift from the family of the late Boston businessman William F. Connell (MBA 1963) will make the second year of the MBA Program a deeper, more cohesive, and more innovative experience.
The impact of HBS extends far beyond campus—our alumni, faculty, and students are leaders in business and society. Find out about the newly released collection of their stories that demonstrates how they are making a difference in the world.
The Bertarelli Foundation of Switzerland, cochaired by Ernesto Bertarelli (MBA 1993), has established the Bertarelli Foundation Health & Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Fund with a generous gift to Harvard Business School.
Kenneth Griffin (AB 1989), founder and CEO of Citadel, made a $150 million gift principally focused on supporting Harvard’s financial aid program. The gift also established the Griffin Professorship of Business Administration at HBS.
Tata Hall, named for Ratan Tata (AMP 71, 1975), features classroom and gathering spots, as well as housing, for Executive Education participants.
As the School’s chief fundraising volunteers for the HBS Fund for Leadership and Innovation, Ashley Garrett and Alan Jones (both MBA 1987) are eager to share the case for alumni annual giving and its immediate impact and critical role in driving innovation and new initiatives.
Ellen Guidera (MBA 1986) has played an active role in the evolution of
the HBS immersive student learning experience.
For Nishant Sharma (MBA 2006), cofounder and managing director of Kedaara Capital Advisors LLP in Mumbai, the impact of HBS has been significant.
HBS’s focus on innovation connected
Bob Doris (MBA 1977/JD 1978) and Mary Sauer more deeply with the School. “We are very impressed with the work HBS is doing to foster a startup culture at the School and across Harvard,” says Doris.