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April 13, 2015

To keep up with its explosive growth, Facebook needs the right employees in the right positions. An innovative “boot camp” recruiting practice—as well as a flexible work culture—helps make it happen.

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April 9, 2015

Polar explorer and former Yale World Fellow Tim Jarvis shared leadership lessons from an Antarctic expedition when he spoke at Yale SOM as part of the MAM Colloquium series. 

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March 26, 2015

John Shrewsberry ’92, senior executive vice president and chief financial officer of Wells Fargo & Company and a member of the Yale SOM Board of Advisors, spoke to students on March 25 as part of the Colloquium on Business and Society.

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March 12, 2015

After teaching in the New York City school system, Joy Anderson realized that she wanted a career where she could make a broader social impact. She had never imagined working in finance, but as she explored her options, it became clear that that she could make a difference by bringing capital to social enterprises.

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March 5, 2015

Global brand consultancy firm Interbrand publishes its hallmark Best Global Brands report every fall. The report, which is entering its 16th year, influences CEOs and other business leaders around the world, according to Elyse Burack, an Interbrand senior strategy consultant. “The report is very important to us,” Burack said. “It’s in our company’s DNA.”

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February 26, 2015

Trade creates growth by creating efficiencies and increasing the range of available goods and services, former World Trade Organization chief Pascal Lamy told students on February 13. But that growth is accompanied by wrenching economic shifts that must be mitigated domestically by social welfare, education, and other programs.

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February 17, 2015

SOM Alum Mat Chow ’14 visited campus last week to speak to students about how IDEO helps organizations innovate.

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By: Anny Ma
January 30, 2015

Dr. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor of the Jindal Global University, visited Yale SOM for a talk hosted by the South Asian Business Forum on January 28, 2015. 

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December 4, 2014

There’s nothing like being back in school. I’m not being facetious! The opportunity to learn is all around you: during any given lunch period, you can stumble in on a famous business leader (and free food) if you find the right lecture hall. Allow me to illustrate. A few weeks ago, when there was a lull in recruiting events and study sessions, I found myself in the Isaacson Classroom (Room 4210) at a lecture on solar energy, social entrepreneurship, and strategies for maximizing the impact of your life’s work. Munching on my brie, apple, and herb-y sandwich concoction, I could hardly contain my excitement.

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December 3, 2014

Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, spoke at Yale's Woolsey Hall on December 2. The discussion, hosted by the Center for the Study of Globalization, focused on issues facing women and girls worldwide.

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