• New HEC Paris MBA Club Promotes Diversity in Business

    In the months since the Black Lives Matter protests erupted in the United States, some incredibly passionate calls-to-action have rung throughout the world in the fight against racism and discrimination. From Brazil to the UAE, companies, organizations, schools and especially everyday people have been adding their voices to the collective demand for equality for all.… Continue Reading

  • HEC Paris Dean Eloic Peyrace (center) wears the bleuet with HEC Paris MBA student organizers (from left) Matthieu Paquet, David Rocher, Andrea Gholam & Erwin Bruder

    Charity Fundraising Sweeps across HEC Paris

    Ever since World War I, the bleuet (cornflower or bachelor’s button in English) has been a French symbol of remembrance. Like the Commonwealth poppy, the bleuet is a hardy flower that flourished in Europe’s devastated battlefields. Its color is reminiscent of the blue uniform worn by young French recruits. Wounded veterans began crafting them out… Continue Reading

  • Our recent batch of TEC participants, with TEC co-chairs Bernard Bismuth and Thierry Voiriot (center) and Annika pictured in the front row, right

    CEOs, Peer Coaching and Defining Success: TEC at HEC Paris

    The Executive Committee on Campus (TEC) is a unique leadership-development program open to 24 MBA participants (two groups of 12 students) per intake . Students come together in a confidential environment to define their personal and professional objectives for the future. Because of TEC’s confidential nature, it’s hard for students to know if they should… Continue Reading

  • Discovering Paris, and the Women who Changed its History

    With the spotlight permanently shining on larger-than-life figures such as Napoleon Bonaparte and Louis XIV, it’s easy to forget the role that women played in French history. To learn more about these impressive French femmes, the HEC Paris MBA’s Women in Leadership Club recently organized a guided tour of Paris open to all students. Their… Continue Reading

  • Core Members of our 2020 Women in Leadership Club: Kritika Taneja, Monica Yusuf, Akanksha Rashmi, Suri Yang, Jason Kleinman and Beatriz Flores

    Women in Leadership Club Launches New Digital Publication

    The MBA’s Women in Leadership Club (WIL) has an events calendar that would make even the most dedicated student jealous. First comes a guided tour of Paris that focuses on the city’s inspirational women. Next up is a 1+1 Mixer, followed by a discussion co-hosted with the PE/VC Club and GML Club. And that’s just… Continue Reading

  • Top 5 Parisian Coffee Shops

    I drink a lot of coffee for a range of reasons – from creating Instagram content to boosting my metabolism pre-workout – so my coffee intake averages 2-3 shots of espresso per day. While that should probably be addressed, it does contribute to my fairly useful knowledge of coffee shops around the City of Light.… Continue Reading

  • Creative Destruction Lab Comes to HEC Paris

    Coming this September to HEC Paris, the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) puts our MBA students on the frontlines of launching a startup. This innovative, seed-stage program has a proven track record for vaulting science- and technology-based companies to commercial success. With its focus on accelerating business growth, the nine-month-long program matches massively scalable companies with… Continue Reading

  • MBAT, Potlucks & Pride: Memories of the HEC Paris MBA

    When Nefe Otomi, MBA ’20, organized an Instagram takeover for the Class of 2020, the response was overwhelming. For three solid days, the stories flooded in. The MBA’s social media was tagged in literally hundreds of photos. We reposted images of masked balls and lakeside barbecues, birthday celebrations and pool parties, weekend trips and visits… Continue Reading