• Sailing to 2nd Place in the Global MBA Trophy

    In 2019 when I first arrived at the HEC Paris MBA, my classmates hyped the idea of participating in a regatta designed especially for MBAs. Until then, I’d always thought of regattas as professional sporting events. Upon learning that the MBA regattas were holistic events with networking, sailboat racing and black tie galas, I was… Continue Reading

  • 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

  • Women in Leadership Club with Station F's new artwork, L'Arc by Urs Fischer (photo by madetoshow)

    Professor Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj shares her Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

    As part of the MBA Women in Leadership Club’s recent tour of Station F, students heard from inspiring women about the trials and triumphs involved in entrepreneurship. One of the speakers was HEC Associate Professor Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj, who has two decades of experience working with entrepreneurs. She shared her research and personal tips for surviving—and… Continue Reading

  • HEC Professor Anne Michaut and WWD Editor Miles Socha discuss the return of in-person fashion weeks

    The Catwalk through the Eyes of Renowned Fashion Editor Miles Socha

    If you weren’t lucky enough to score seats at the big-name shows of Milan or Paris’s Fashion Weeks, the restaurant Treize au Jardin was the next best place to be. That’s because Miles Socha, the editor-in-chief of Women’s Wear Daily, spent the evening of March 10 at the whimsical Parisian eatery regaling HEC Paris MBA… Continue Reading

  • The current female presidents of our MBA Clubs are (left to right): Ava, Vernice, Eunjee, Léa, Jacklyn, Tejal, Puja and Aminata (photo by Sandra Soriano, MBA '23)

    International Women’s Day: Messages from our Women MBA Club Presidents

    During the six months of their mandates, the Executive Committees of the MBA Clubs have a profound impact on the lives and learnings of their fellow HEC Paris MBA students. Each team works incredibly hard to create unprecedented events with CEOs and other experts in their industries; to organize meetings and tours of sought-after companies;… 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

  • Scholarship for Excellence Ceremony features Keynote by Sylvain Goupille

    In the early 2000s, Sylvain Goupille faced an interesting dilemma. The civil engineering major had carved out a noteworthy career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. After honing his data expertise, he was advising the French government and other big players about mitigating climate change. His milestone achievements included structuring the European Carbon Fund. Still, Sylvain wanted to make… Continue Reading

  • Women’s Wednesdays Bring a Strong Sense of Community

    The HEC Paris MBA provides many different interactive experiences and networking opportunities. From clubs mixers and parties to simulations and seminars, there are many ways to meet new people and have a good time across campus. However, for me, one of the most rewarding experiences has been created by students almost by chance: Women’s Wednesday… Continue Reading