Students Define An Education in Possible
Published: Monday, May 14, 2012
Updated: Monday, May 14, 2012 21:05
MBAs go to Shanghai - Ari Wolfe, Johanna Pesso, and others went Shanghai with Professor Scott Galloway to present on luxury brands in China.
Revival Style – Revival Style is a social enterprise, incubated in Hans Taparia’s India course last year and built by MBA Allie Taylor, that brings beautiful
Indian fashion to the West, while supporting female artisans in
Maternal Health Solutions in India - Also a byproduct of last year’s India course, MBA2s Matt Edmundson and Jenni Tsai are launching a company to provide maternal health solutions in the developing world. Their first product is an improved iron supplement
for anemic pregnant women in India.
2012 Social Impact Internship Fund Fellows - nearly 15 Stern MBA1s prepare to head all over the world, and across the public, private and social sectors, in
exploration of social impact careers.
2011 Social Impact Internship Fund Fellows - 12 Stern MBAs spent their summers last year working in social impact internships, from India, to Israel,
London and New York. Check out their blog here:
Taxi Treats – MBA student Brian Shimmerlik thought outside the
box about commercial opportunities, winning New York City
Economic Development Corporation’s Next Idea
Competition for his idea to create vending machines in NYC cabs.
These examples are by no means a complete list, but merely highlight the
remarkable stories of reinvention that live within our own culture. And as
your Dean, they—and all of you—make me very proud.
For those of you continuing your Stern journey, I look forward to traveling by
your side and hearing your stories as they unfold. For those of you who graduate
next week—my “first-born class”—if the examples above are any
indication, I can only imagine what you will bring to bear on the world of business
and the world at large. The possibilities are endless.