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Stern LGBTQ+ Alumni: Pride & Prejudice in Business & Politics

The Stern LGBTQ+ Alumni Group hosted a special event to discuss the implications of the rise in anti-LGBTQ+ legislation and what can be done to counter it. Moderated by Luzerne McAllister II (MBA ’14).

Business Topics: Ethics and Sustainability


Book Talk: Shannon K. O’Neil on The Globalization Myth

Shannon K. O'Neil joins NYU Stern's Steven Altman for a Fireside Chat about her new book, The Globalization Myth: Why Regions Matter.


Public Talk with Laurence Boone

NYU Stern's Center for Global Economy and Business, Volatility and Risk Institute, and Center for Sustainable Business co-hosted Laurence Boone, the French Minister of State for Europe and Foreign Affairs.


Navigating Career Transitions and Self-Care

Mary "Mish" Michaud (MBA ’84), Seetha Speeney (MPA ’03), Julia Macleod, and Wern How Yam discuss career transitions and wellbeing. Moderated by Sabrina McCoy Griffin (BS ’80).


Book Talk: A More Just Future with Prof. Dolly Chugh and Victor Mullins

Prof. Dolly Chugh and Stern's Sr. Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Victor Mullins discuss the emotional relationship we have with the U.S. and its complicated past.


Renewal: An Evening Devoted to the Wellbeing of Women

Prof. Batia Wiesenfeld along with Raffi Laitamaki (BS ’21), Lanchi Venator (MBA ’00), Cathy Choi (MBA ’96), and Columbia MBA grad Jessica Weiss discuss women and wellbeing in the workplace.


Book Talk: The New Goliaths | Stern’s Center for the Future of Management

James Bessen discusses his new book, The New Goliaths (Yale 2022), about how capitalist competition has fundamentally changed thanks to a new generation of information technology. 


The Global Challenge of Feeding the World

A Fireside Chat with Cargill CEO Dave MacLennan and Prof. Myles Shaver, Carlson School of Management, about the state of the global food system and Cargill’s role as a global industry leader.


Transforming “The Great Resignation” into “The Great Reimagination”

Prof. Anat Lechner, Indhira Arrington (MBA ’02), Julia Lamm (MBA ’11), Kim Maes (MBA ’21), and Nishant Roy (MBA ’13) discuss how companies are rethinking their organizational structures, policies, and cultures in order to address inequalities and retain talent. Hosted by the Stern Women in Business (SWIB) Alumnae Committee as a part of Reunion 2022 programming.


10 Things YOU Can Do to Promote Inclusion, Diversity, Belonging, and Equity at Work

Gary Fraser (MBA ’92), Dana Onyewu (MBA ’07), Ken Goldman (MBA ’02), and Lydia Morrish (MBA ’17) discuss the roles that can be played by those without the responsibilities for diversity, equity, and inclusion in their work environment. Hosted by Stern Alumni Relations as a part of Reunion 2022 programming.


2022 Ashok C. Sani Lecture: Empowering Women Garment Workers in Bangladesh

Rubana Huq, vice chancellor of Asian University for Women and ex-president of BGMEA, discusses ways to empower women workers and promote sustainability in Bangladesh’s garment industry.


SWIB Alumnae Masterclass: A Conversation on Workplace Wellbeing

Jolawn Victor (MBA ’09), chief international officer, Headspace Health, joined Kimberley Nixon (MBA ’09), managing partner, Open Venture Capital, to discuss workplace wellbeing.


How to Own Your Reproductive Health While Pursuing Your Dream Career

Leaders from companies at the forefront of the reproductive health space come together for a conversation about how to embark on a reproductive health journey that fits your unique career path.


Opportunities in Impact Investing at NYU and Beyond

Learn about the latest trends in Impact Investing and its integration into experiential and cross-disciplinary learning at NYU.


How to Drive Change: A Panel Discussion with Chief Diversity Officers

Gary Fraser (MBA ’92), Stern's former associate dean for diversity and inclusio in conversation with Indhira Arrington (MBA ’02), Azurée Montoute-Lewis (MBA ’06), and Dalila Wilson-Scott (MBA ’99) as a part of Reunion 2021 programming.


Prof Dolly Chugh

Prof. Dolly Chugh presents a live virtual lecture entitled "How Good People Will Fight Bias in the Future" moderated by Prof. Lisa Leslie.


Prof April Klein

Prof. April Klein presents a live virtual lecture entitled "Shareholder Activism and Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG)" moderated by Professor Julian Yeo.


The Role of Business in the Biden Administration's Sustainability Agenda

The Business and Society program hosted a panel discussion moderated by Prof. Batia Wiesenfeld.


Polarization, Employee Activism, and a New Era for Organizational Culture

Professors Jonathan Haidt and Alison Taylor presented a live virtual discussion moderated by Prof. Batia Wiesenfeld.


Building Resilient Supply Chains with Blockchain

The disruption caused by COVID-19 underscores the need for highly traceable, transparent, and resilient supply chains. 


Clean Meat

A fireside chat with Paul Shapiro, CEO of The Better Meat Co., and Prof. Melissa Schilling, director of the Fubon Center's Innovation Initiative.