Leadership

More Women Are Serving on Boards, but the Number of Female Executives Is Stagnant, Report Finds

School News | May 31, 2016

The “2015 New York Census — The State of Women Business Leaders in New York State” analyzed data from fiscal year 2014 from the top 100 public companies headquartered in New York State.

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‘Real Talk’ at the NYC Bar Diversity Conference

Media Mentions | May 25, 2016 | Bloomberg Law

Speaking at the New York City Bar Association’s Diversity and Inclusion conference, Professor Katherine Phillips stated that diversity is hard work and not about everybody holding hands and singing Kumbaya.

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Women in Business Q&A: Erika Irish Brown, Bloomberg L.P., Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion

Media Mentions | May 24, 2016 | The Huffington Post

Erika Irish Brown ’98, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Bloomberg L.P. is featured in Q&A about her career.

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Should Business Schools Fear McKinsey’s Leadership Factory?

Media Mentions | May 22, 2016 | The Financial Times

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15 Top Takeaways from the Centennial Symposium

School News | May 18, 2016

A look at the biggest ideas from Columbia Business School’s 100th-anniversary event.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Centennial, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Leadership, Media and Technology, Organizations, Social Enterprise, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

The Best & Brightest MBAs in the Class of 2016

Media Mentions | May 15, 2016 | Poets and Quants

Sonie Guseh ’16 and Wyatt Batchelor ’16 are featured on Poets and Quants’ list of the top 100 MBAs for the class of 2016.

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Can MBAs Smartly Pick Stocks?

Media Mentions | May 15, 2016 | Poets and Quants

First and second place winners of hedge fund titan Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Challenge, Thais Fernandes ’16, Melody Li ’17, and Joanna Vu ‘17, the first entirely woman-led team, and Brandon Cohen ’16 and Chris Andreola ’16 share their investment pitch on Canadian convenience store giant Couche-Tard and banking behemoth, Charles Schwab.

Topics: Leadership, Strategy | Read Article

This Student Won Elite Hedge Fund Investing Contest

Media Mentions | May 12, 2016 | CNBC

Marc Grow ’17 explains how he came up with the concept that won the idea contest at the Sohn Investment Conference, which brings the world’s savviest investors together to share fresh insights and money-making ideas.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership | Read Article

Ground Control to Commander Kopra

School News | May 06, 2016

Topics: Centennial, Leadership, Risk Management | Read Article

The Commander of the International Space Station Says One Trait That sets a Top Astronaut Apart Can Be Found in Any Successful Businessperson

Media Mentions | April 29, 2016 | Business Insider

In a live chat aboard the International Space Station, Tim Kopra ’13, NASA commander, Expedition 47 discusses leadership traits in top astronauts that are also found in effective business leaders.

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