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Harvard Business School Recruitment Program Targets Women’s Colleges

As Harvard celebrates 50 years of women in its MBA program this year, it’s nice to see the school push for greater equality.

With women making up 41 percent of its 940 candidates, Harvard Business School’s class of 2016 is closer to gender equality by the numbers than ever before. It’s an encouraging bump, and the prestigious Ivy hopes to achieve a completely balanced gender ratio as soon as possible. One tactic the school is taking is the freshly-launched PEEK program, a new recruiting initiative that targets student leaders at women’s colleges across the country.

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Making a More Empathetic MBA In the Mumbai Slums

Pairing tomorrow's captains of industry with Mumbai's neediest, one Indian Business School is putting its students through intensive empathy training.


Pairing tomorrow's captains of industry with today's neediest in boomtown Mumbai, one Indian Business School is putting its students through intensive humility and empathy training and turning out the next generation of socially-aware MBAs.

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research requires its students to spend several hours a month mentoring kids in some of the city’s most impoverished schools.

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The Five Best Projects from the Imagine Cup Competition

More than 100 student teams are competing to solve a host of environmental, health, accessibility, and education issues. Here are their best ideas.

How do we connect people who could save time and money by carpooling together? Can we diagnose malaria with a smartphone? Those problems—and a host of other environmental, health, accessibility, and education issues—are being tackled by 124 international teams of socially conscious, entrepreneurially-oriented high school and college students as part of Microsoft's upcoming annual Imagine Cup.

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