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A Student-Faculty Collaboration on Talent in the Social Impact Sector

By: Nate Wong June 27, 2014

After working at Acumen this past summer, I was left with questions about talent in the social impact sector (or purpose-driven talent) and how companies can connect social impact to talent development. I had conversations with Professor Kate Cooney, who specializes in social enterprise and...

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GNW2013 in Shanghai

By: Nate Wong October 28, 2013
Being of Chinese decent, but never having the opportunity to travel back to my “homeland,” I was really looking forward to my first visit to China.  As part of Global Network Week 2013, I traveled with four of my Yale SOM classmates, along with twelve other business school students from EGADE (Mexico), IE (Spain), and Technion (Israel), to Fudan University in Shanghai to learn more about doing business in China firsthand. Continue reading “GNW2013 in Shanghai”

Serious Prep: A Note to the Incoming Class of 2015

By: Nate Wong July 23, 2013
There are only so many days left before you start orientation, and before you know it we’ll be on campus strutting around like we own the place. That is, until we all move into a new building, and then it’s just like 1st Year all over again. Until then, we wanted to provide you with some things you could do now to prepare yourself for the unrelenting whirlwind that is the SOM MBA experience. Using some of our finest brains, we’ve come up with these words of wisdom, (in random, stream-of-consciousness order) ... Continue reading “Serious Prep: A Note to the Incoming Class of 2015”

Indonesia Paradise - Development Opportunities and Challenges

By: Nate Wong March 24, 2013
  Greetings from Bali! Now that I have been able to have a little bit of rest and relaxation in Bali after my Global Social Enterprise (GSE) and International Experience (IE) trips, I can actually reflect and share some of my experiences in Indonesia. One of the unique aspects of my trip to Indonesia was its focus on international development and natural resources, led by professor of developmental economics, Mushfiq Mobarak. Continue reading “Indonesia Paradise - Development Opportunities and Challenges”

Applying design thinking to business and international development

By: Nate Wong November 20, 2012

SOM prides itself on its integrated curriculum, which also bleeds over to clubs and other activities around Yale. After starting our Fall-2 core classes, our first foray into the SOM’s integrated curriculum, I have been incredibly impressed by how concepts have blended together, to the extent...

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Integrating with the Broader Yale Community

By: Nate Wong September 28, 2012
“Eminent and Purposeful Yale” After only a couple months being in New Haven, I have been amazed by the wealth of resources that comes from being at an institution like Yale. Yale SOM is trying to fully integrate itself with the broader Yale University, leveraging the full breadth and depth of resources at Yale. One of Dean Snyder’s goals is to collaborate and utilize connections between SOM and Yale’s other leading programs including Law, Forestry and Environmental Science, Medical, Divinity, Global Affairs, and of course Yale College. Continue reading “Integrating with the Broader Yale Community”