- Curricular Initiatives
- The Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics
- The KPMG Peat Marwick / Stanley R. Klion Forum
- The Paul M. Montrone Seminar Series on Ethics
- Military Initiative Programming
- Leadership and Ethics Week
- Diversity and Inclusion for All
- Leadership Conference
- Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Conference
- Restoring Trust: New Realities and New Possibilities for Business Leadership
- Conscious Capitalism: How Ethical Executives Move the Needle Forward, One Business Decision at a Time
- Lucy Quist: A Global Role Model for Business Leadership
- Two Industry Pioneers Lead the Change for Clean Energy
- The Great Debate on the Ethics of Pricing in the Drug Industry
- Leading With Courage: Top Industry Trailblazers Discuss Pathways to Restoring Trust in Business
- Innovation and the Value of Privacy
- Events Calendar
- Ethical Insights
- Support Us
The purpose of the center's Student Leadership and Ethics Board is to foster a culture and safeguard a tradition of principled leadership throughout the Columbia Business School community.
Working with Bernstein Faculty Leaders, staff, alumni, and other student clubs, members of the Board develop, organize, and promote high-profile speakers through the Montrone Seminar Series on Ethics as well as sponsor Leadership and Ethics Week , various panels, and experiential learning activities throughout the year. These programs provide our Board members with the opportunity to interact closely with distinguished speakers, panelists, alumni and professors, as well as directly contribute to the student experience surrounding the topics of leadership and ethics.
These initiatives provide our Board members with the opportunity to interact closely with distinguished speakers, panelists, alumni and professors, as well as directly contribute to the student experience surrounding the topics of leadership and ethics. Our work cultivates leadership, builds character, and promotes ethical decision-making at Columbia Business School ensuring graduates are prepared to lead the future of work with broad perspectives and deep understanding for how their choices impact the world.
Board Members for 2022-2023
Jinhwa Chun is an EMBA 2023 candidate at Columbia Business School. Jinhwa has a diverse career experience that ranges from chemical engineering in energy & chemical industry to yield/monetization in ad tech. Her background in both technical and business world made her think deeply about ethical leadership since she noticed different leadership style and ethical culture in various fields and industries. Jinhwa is currently the Senior Product Manager of Platform Solutions at NBCUniversal where she manages multiple initiatives around digital ad innovation. Her goal as a SLEB member is to educate herself and her peers to be better and more ethical leaders of future.
Suvarna is a first-year MBA candidate at Columbia Business School. Prior to CBS, she worked at Bain and Company in New Delhi for five years. More recently, as a Project Leader, she led strategy and operations for the proprietary data business unit of the firm. Through her professional and volunteer engagements, Suvarna is passionate about advocating for societal change through private-sector engagements. Outside of the SLEB, Suvarna is an AVP of the Social Enterprise Club, Arts Society and South Asian Business Association.
Joud Hadi is a first year MBA Candidate at Columbia Business School. Originally from Jordan, she has lived and worked across the Middle East and North America. Prior to CBS, Joud worked for the public sector, a UN agency, and the public sector. Her experiences built her passion for ethical leadership and community service, where she has worked with and led projects related to refugees, food policy, distressed children, and sustainability. She completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto, majoring in Ethics, Society, & Law and Diaspora & Transnational Studies.
Andrea Kaman MBA '23 - MBA Board Co-Chair
Andrea Kaman is an MBA Candidate, class of 2023, at Columbia Business School. Andrea is an active duty Army Officer, with over 14 years serving in various leadership, Human Resources, government relations, and military education roles. Most recently, Andrea served as the senior Human Resources Director responsible for the talent acquisition, performance evaluation management, accountability, and HR policy execution for over 4,600 people. She has also served as a Legislative Liaison to the US House of Representatives, facilitating worldwide Congressional travel for oversight and investigative missions and educating Members and Staff on Army policy and legislative objectives. Originally from Wakonda, SD, Andrea earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Wyoming and has a Masters in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University. She lives with her husband and two children outside of NYC.
Adetola Olatunji is an MBA Candidate at Columbia Business School, where she is Columbia Fellow, Forté Fellow and Robert A. Toigo Fellow. Passionate about advancing racial equity and systems change in the education and workforce systems, she has a decade of professional experience advising and investing in mission-driven founders building and scaling organizations in these areas. Immediately prior to Columbia Business School, Adetola completed a full-time summer fellowship focused on EdTech and the Future of Work at Kapor Capital, a venture capital firm in Oakland, CA. Prior to this fellowship, she spent five years as an investor and advisor at New Profit, a venture philanthropy firm, where she designed and oversaw a $2 million initiative focused on helping education social enterprises integrate diversity, equity inclusion practices in their work. She also spent four years as a strategist and advisor at Michael Porter-led Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), and a year as a business analyst connecting startup founders to legal support and investment opportunities at Dhar Law LLP. In 2021, Adetola received the HBCUvc Emerging Venture Leaders Award, and served as a BLCK VC NYC Path Venture Fellow and Dorm Room Fund Female Investor Track Fellow. At CBS, she also holds leadership roles in VC Club and Microlumbia and is a member of the Black Business Student Association, Social Enterprise Club, and Follies Dance. Adetola graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Political Economy.
Dominic is an Executive MBA candidate at Columbia Business School. He is currently a Client Advisor at VTS, a premiere commercial real estate technology company. Dominic partners with the company’s clients to ensure they are maximizing the value of VTS for their organizations and to assist in adoption and engagement of the VTS technology platform so that predictable business outcomes can be achieved. Outside of work, Dominic volunteers with the Columbia Football Players Club and serves as a Board Member and Co-Chairman of the Mentorship Committee (Shadow-A-Lion-Program). Dominic is currently in student government at Columbia Business School as a Community Representative for Cluster E where he spearheads an integral part of the Columbia Business School experience known as CBS Matters. Dominic holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Columbia University in the City of New York where he was a three-year starter on the varsity football team helping the team reach its best standing since 1996 and achieving ALL-IVY recognition as a defensive tackle.
Dom Raymond is a first year MBA candidate at Columbia Business School. He attended the Rochester Institute of Technology and majored in Information Technology. He has spent his career engineering digital tools and cross platform integrations to help companies transform their IT infrastructure and evolve their architecture for modern platforms. He has always focused on the user experience and how it can be the most accessible and inclusive for users. He is passionate about learning and employing frameworks that consider the effect of new technologies on the individual and social cohesion when creating new digital experiences.
Chankrit Sethi EMBA '23 - EMBA Board Co-Chair
Chankrit Sethi is a Global Executive MBA Candidate at Columbia and London Business Schools. With a bachelor’s in clinical neuroscience, she is currently the Research Project Manager for Pediatric Neuro-Oncology clinical trials at Columbia University Medical Center. She has also completed her Master’s in Global Health and Policy, as well as Biostatistics and Epidemiology from Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine. In 2012 she founded a global healthcare delivery non-profit organization- Disaster EPR- that went on to becoming one of the most successful non-profits in northern India, working with tertiary hospitals and medical schools to establish emergency response and ambulatory care programs for underdeveloped communities. She believes in establishing sustainable growth models to create equitable healthcare access for communities around the world. She is extremely passionate about supporting queer and BIPOC female voices in the field of healthcare and medical research. She believes in continuously educating herself on becoming a better ally to those under-represented in and marginalized by the medical community.
Adam Shelepak MBA '23 - MBA Board Co-Chair
Adam Shelepak is a first-year MBA candidate at Columbia Business School. Prior to Columbia, Adam was a management consultant at Oliver Wyman where he was an associate in the education and training group usually working with private equity investors. Adam is deeply passionate about his home community in Upstate New York and helped launch a retail grocery business to improve food access in Ithaca, New York. Through all his work, Adam seeks to find deeper meaning and understanding through human connections. He holds an undergraduate degree in public policy analysis from Cornell University.
Sam Sonenshine is a first-year Executive MBA candidate at Columbia Business School. As an Investment Banking Associate at Sonenshine Partners, Sam has grown the firm's TMT practice, advising clients in the middle market on M&A transactions, refinancings, and capital raises. Clients have included Kino Lorber, Anthem Sports & Entertainment, Visibly, RosettaBooks, Iconic Events, Data Axle, and Solstice Studios. Before joining SP, Sam worked in entertainment production. He created both short- and long-form content for outlets like DUST, Skyhorse Publishing, and Gravitas Ventures. He also served as Assistant Producer on the Drama Desk Award winning Yiddish-language production of Fiddler on the Roof. He is eager to study models for effectively promoting corporate social responsibility – both when they align with a company's financial interests and when they don't. Sam holds a BA in theatre from the University of Southern California.