• Henry Tan (wearing his HEC hoodie) with his team at the Paris Blockchain Week Summit Hackathon

    HEC Paris MBA student wins big at Blockchain Hackathon

    A trip to Spain recently reminded HEC Paris MBA student Henry Tan of all the fun you can have traveling with friends—and all the hassles involved in keeping track of who paid for what. So when an App that could divvy up expenses and seamlessly accept payments was pitched as a business case to work… Continue Reading

  • (From left to right) Yoko, Minori, Junichi and Akari at the Château de Chenonceau

    HEC Paris MBA Family takes Starring Role on French TV

    When Junichi Hatano first enrolled in the HEC Paris MBA, he has no idea that a TV crew would accompany him to campus. But when TF1 (Télévision Française 1) announced they were seeking an MBA student for a broadcast about adapting to life in France, he and his wife, Yoko, decided to take center stage.… Continue Reading

  • Meet the Students in the Black in Business Club

    Ever since its creation one year ago, HEC Paris MBA’s Black in Business Club has focused on increasing the representation of Black professionals on campus and in the workplace. Their efforts to recruit more Black students to the school has led to brainstorming meetings with university administration. “Things don’t change unless you mobilize, and work… Continue Reading

  • Student Voice: Mohammed Omar, MBA ’22

    Home City, Country:  Dubai, U.A.E. Pre-MBA education:  B.A in Business Management at Richmond American University in London Tell us a little about your work background. What were you doing before the MBA? Since graduating in 2016, I have been working at PMDC in Dubai. PMDC is a family-owned engineering consultancy that specializes in project management… Continue Reading

  • 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