Tag Archives: diversity

Giving Voice to Values

What’s all this talk about vulnerability and openness? Aren’t we supposed to be tough HBS students who know exactly what we’re doing with our lives? As ECs and RCs alike know, the school is making a concerted effort, through LEAD, FIELD, and other means, to remind its charges that self-reflection and interdependence are good things. […]

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The 39th Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference

The 39th Annual H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference hosted by the African American Student Union, took place March 4th and 5th at The Charles Hotel in Cambridge. The conference, named after one of the first African-American graduates of Harvard Business School included panels, keynote presentations, and even a gala for its attendees.  Throughout its nearly four […]

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Meet the Joint Committee on Diversity

A Small Group That Aims To Make A Big ImpactThe Joint Committee on Diversity was founded in 2005 and is composed of 6 students and 3 HBS administrators who collaborate to create and implement diversity initiatives at HBS. This academic year they undertook 5 such initiatives. They are currently recruiting new members. HBS is the […]

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An Interview With the CEO of Credit Suisse

The Banking world is perceived to be a man’s world. There are not many women on Wall Street and those who are there do not last as long as their male counterparts. We’ve heard of cases where banks were accused of discriminating against women, not promoting them on time, paying them less than the men […]

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Scaling Kilimanjaro

I am definitely an adventurous and outdoorsy kind of guy. I couldn’t stand the fact that entering the New England winter was going to make me a slave to the SFP-Aldrich-Spangler-SFP route for a long time. So I needed to go somewhere unusual that accomplished two objectives: climbing a mountain and exploring a new country. […]

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Yummy Yum from Around the World

Fresh floral air, warm inviting waters, white sandy beaches, rainbows after every shower and warm tropical temperatures (even in February!). Doesn’t that sound like a perfect holiday destination? Yes, and of course it is – the land of fiery sunsets, beautiful beaches, hiking, biking, surfing, snorkeling, trekking, museums, galleries and, of course, good food – […]

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Yummy Yum from Around the World

The world’s largest archipelago: more than 13,000 islands home to more than 200 ethnic tribes with more than a million people speaking more than 100 languages. I was so fascinated by the diversities of the culture and the people in this country; I could very well imagine how diverse its cuisine would be. Join us […]

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Letter to the Editor – Is HBS Really That Diverse?

Jan-26-2009 by

Hi Jimmy,I read with great interest your article in Harbus on the above mentioned topic. Wanted to thank you for writing on this topic as certainly this is a topic which I have been exploring in great detail as it would play an important role in my overall B school experience. From what I have […]

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Flag Raising Conflict

We all benefit everyday from the rich cultural, ethnic, and national diversity present in our sections; for many students, myself included, the section is the most internationally diverse setting in which we have immersed ourselves. By its very nature, however, the same diversity that enriches our classroom learning can just as easily lead to divisive […]

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Is HBS Really That Diverse?

On the face of it, HBS appears extremely diverse. But how truly diverse is HBS, anyhow? During my first week at HBS, I was amazed at how many people I had met from all around the world. Prior classmates cautioned that I would enter the “most diverse place I would ever encounter,” and my initial […]

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