• Leaving her Mark as HEC Paris MBA Council President

    Anna Pozniakoff’s tenure as MBA Council President has been nothing short of groundbreaking. Not only has she and her team greatly increased the synergies between the school’s various degree programs, she’s also the first woman in the five-decade history of the HEC Paris MBA to hold the position while pregnant. Her six-month presidential mandate officially… Continue Reading

  • A Few of the Faces of the HEC Paris MBA Class of 2021

    When Amanda Shih, MBA ’21, set out to showcase the diversity of students in the HEC Paris MBA, she’d never written a profile before. But the biochemistry and microbiology undergraduate had spent two years traveling the world. “Everywhere I go, I meet people who are so amazing,” she says. “Every country has its unique history… Continue Reading

  • Student Voice: Karan Nimrani, MBA ’21

    Karan Nimrani isn’t just one of the youngest people ever admitted to the HEC Paris MBA—he’s also one of the most eloquent. The soon-to-be graduate of the Class of 2021 first stepped up to the podium at 5 years old. By age 13, he’d won the first of many formal speech competitions. “My mother was… Continue Reading

  • Bridging the Gap: Hospitality Pros Flourishing at the HEC Paris MBA

    During a recent quick-fire Q&A session on French radio, Sébastien Bazin, CEO of hospitality behemoth the Accor Group, fielded a future-facing question from a 23-year-old hospitality student understandably concerned about the current state of affairs: “I’m worried. Worried about my friends, my colleagues, and my comrades with whom I’ve worked. Should I leave the profession? Should my friends?” Bazin, whose… 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

  • Anu and her husband, Keshav Reddy, together at the on-campus restaurant Gustav

    Student Voice: Anu Ramanan, MBA ’20

    Anu Ramanan’s initial plan was clear. The astrophysicist and data scientist came to the HEC Paris MBA firmly intending to transition into strategy consulting. After gaining experience in that field, her long-term goal was to land a corporate strategy role. But once she started the degree program, Anu realized that she didn’t want to miss… Continue Reading

  • Student Voice: Tonny Yuliantino, MBA ’20

    Securing a job at Boston Consulting Group requires standing head and shoulders above the competition. And to be headhunted by them, rather than having to apply in the first place, takes someone who really stands out. But that’s exactly what happened to Tonny Yuliantino. Shortly before finishing his undergraduate engineering degree in Indonesia, Tonny’s impressive… Continue Reading

  • Student Voice: Renato Castaneda, MBA ’20

    Renato Castaneda has always been highly motivated, frequently setting goals for himself in order to achieve. “When I was about 8 years old, I was the last in my class in swimming,” he says. “But I really wanted to become a good swimmer. Within a year I was winning competitions for the school.” This drive… Continue Reading