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One of the most enlightening speeches I’ve ever had the pleasure of hearing was given by Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. As part of the UNC KFBS Dean’s Speaker Series, Mr. Greenfield came to
Goldman Sachs recently launched a new initiative that personifies this idea of sustainable business, and is enlisting the help of top MBA programs around the world to help drive success. The program is called 10,000 WomenSM, and its objectives are to:
- Increase the number of underserved women receiving a business and management education
- Improve the quality and capacity of business and management education around the world
The underlying thinking is that “Expanding the entrepreneurial talent and managerial pool in developing and emerging economies – especially among women – is one of the most important means to reducing inequality and ensuring more shared economic growth.”
The initiative seems amazing, something I would have loved to contribute to in B-School.
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