• 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 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

  • United for Gender Parity

      With the simple act of waking up at 6 am to decorate classrooms with pink balloons and pins, the HEC Paris MBA’s Women in Leadership Club sent a powerful message about its vision for the future of work. The club’s #HECforParity initiative, launched in conjunction with International Women’s Day, was designed to start a… Continue Reading

  • The MBA Retail and Luxury Club visited some of the most glamorous brands in the French capital

    Exploring the City of Lights and Luxury

    When the opportunity arises to spend a week delving into the inner workings of some of the world’s most notable brands, that opportunity must be grabbed with both hands. With our sights set on understanding the “savoir faire” of each brand’s maison, 19 HEC Paris MBA students and myself headed to some of the most… Continue Reading

  • The Art of Business: HEC Paris at the Louvre

    Even on a rainy November day, the Louvre’s glass pyramid, set against the backdrop of the historic Palais du Louvre, has to be one of the most breathtaking sights in Paris. It’s here that the September 2018 intake of HEC Paris MBA students are gathering for a day of culture and art history, before heading… Continue Reading