• The Off-Campus Leadership Seminar, styled by COVID

    During their 16 months in the HEC Paris MBA, intrepid students might discover the campus’ waterfall, or wander through its series of man-made caves. But no one has ever been on the roof of the gymnasium in the name of leadership training—until now. The stakes have never been higher for Anna Pozniakoff, MBA ’22, and… Continue Reading

  • A total of 18 students helped organize TEDxHECParis 2021. Pictured here are Fabrizio Contartse (Co-Organizer), Helena Cabeza (Logistics), Shivani Tiware (Logistics), Nathan Barnett (Logistics) & Karan Nimrani (Organizer)

    TEDxHECParis 2021: Many incredible speakers, one thought-provoking event

    It’s easy to think of “à point” as a common French expression used only for cooking meat. But interpreted by the incredible speakers at TEDxHECParis 2021, those two little words transformed into one big, thought-provoking event. On the HEC Paris stage, the TEDx theme of à point was quickly redefined as a critical moment—the exact… Continue Reading

  • 5 Leadership Tips from Sidney Taurel, Chairman Emeritus of Eli Lilly

    The Global Leaders Series offers students a personal and privileged conversation with a well-known leader from the business world. During these student-led interviews, speakers share their views on effective leadership and the lessons they learned throughout their careers. The series is a unique way to explore fundamental questions around management, and to gain insights about… Continue Reading

  • Impact Investing 101 with Charly Kleissner

    Charly Kleissner’s life has been a series of good decisions. He said yes immediately when Steve Jobs offered him a position at neXT, the oft-forgotten start-up that laid the foundation for Apple’s OS X. Then came Ariba, a company considered one of the dot-com era’s most successful unicorns. While negotiating to become Ariba’s Vice President… Continue Reading

  • Erwin Bruder (2nd row, far right) pictured with other members of the Young Leaders 2019 promotion

    MBA Student Handpicked for Prestigious Young Leaders Program

    When he is not pursuing his MBA degree, Erwin Bruder is busy trading ideas with ambassadors, CEOs and even a member of the US State Department. The 36-year-old HEC Paris MBA student is part of the Young Leaders program, a group of movers and shakers handpicked by the French-American Foundation. Every year, the Foundation selects… 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 Digital Publication

    The Women in Leadership Club (WIL)typically has an events calendar that would make even the most outgoing 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 for… Continue Reading