David Porter

Diversity & Inclusion

Q&A: David Porter, our first Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer 



Tap into Haas Expertise 

Berkeley Haas faculty and researchers are at the cutting edge of business research. Glean extra insight from their explorations at the intersections of business, public policy, and society. 


How opioid use spreads in families, worsening crisis 

Prof. Toby Stuart and Asst. Prof. Mathijs de Vaan  show that the likelihood of someone using opioids increases significantly once a family member living in the same household has a prescription.


Redirecting Energy Efficiency Policies for the Climate 

Andrew Campbell, executive director, Energy Institute at Haas, argues that fighting climate change will mean rethinking the role of energy efficiency programs. 
Be a student always and return to the classroom through digital videos. Use Haas Insights to access Haas thought leadership, and Philanthropy U for free online courses. 


New Thinking for The New Economy

As the second-oldest business school in the United States, Berkeley Haas has been questioning the status quo since its founding in 1898. Thanks to our strong culture and our location at the epicenter of the innovation economy, we are continuing to develop leaders who create unexpected solutions to the world’s most difficult problems.  
New program


UC Berkeley launches joint master’s degree in business and engineering 


Student scholarships 

Boost celebrates 30 years of high school student success 

New startups

startup roundup

Meet three new startups: Caldo, Eat Makhana, and Kyte 

Dean Harrison

Diversity & Inclusion

Dean Harrison signs national diversity & inclusion pledge 

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Students Always: Lifelong Learning 

Enjoy free access to four articles from Berkeley Haas' premier management journal the California Management Review.  
Gen Z


"Are You Ready for Gen Z" by Holly Schroth 

Article | Video   
Modest Risks


"Fretting about Modest Risks Is a Mistake" by Matthew Rabin et al. 

Article |  Video
Disruptive Innovation


"The Three Stages of Disruptive Innovation" by Charles O'Reilly et al. 

Article | Video   


"The Prospects for Enlightened Corporate Leadership" by James O'Toole 

Article |  Video


A Global Focus

A global business perspective is integral to Haas. With over 41,000 alumni worldwide, and students from more than 40 countries, Haas brings together individuals of different backgrounds, mindsets, and experiences from around the world—fostering new and creative thinking.


From Wall Street back to Haas, Yu (Ben) Meng, MFE 02, is a pension pundit

International Business Development (IBD) program

Building Bridges: The Story of How Two Asians, Two South Americans, and a North Carolinian Found Each Other in Germany 

The Berkeley Haas difference lies in the strength of its tight-knit community. Use LinkedIn and the @cal Alumni Directory together to discover, contact, and connect with specific alumni who can be of assistance as you leverage the network.


Connect Wherever You Are  

One cup of coffee can spark a great friendship. One handshake can do more than a hundred cold calls. One face-to-face meeting can launch your career in a thrilling new direction. 

Seattle Chapter Annual Picnic
Aug 11
Seattle, WA  

BREAA Alumni: An Evening with the Oakland Athletics
Aug 15
Oakland, CA  

Happy Hour at the Ty Lounge at the Four Seasons Biltmore
Aug 15
Santa Barbara, CA 

Oakland Zoo Volunteer Event
Aug 17
Oakland, CA 

MBASD Mixer 
Aug 22
San Diego, CA

The Future of the Data Driven Economy in Brazil 
Aug 23
São Paulo, Brazil  

Briones Crest Trail Hike
Aug 24
Lafayette, CA

BrewHaas Hazy Beer Tour 
Aug 24
San Matteo, CA

OCMBA End of Summer Event  
Aug 28
Orange County, CA

Coffee with the CRB  
Sep 4
Berkeley, CA

Coffee with the CRB  
Sep 9
Berkeley, CA

PDX Alumni: End of Summer Social 
Sep 10
Portland, OR

Haas Healthcare Alumni and Student Reception- Save the Date
Sep 9
Berkeley, CA 

New Venture Financing - VC & Angel Panel Discussion 
Sep 17
Palo Alto, CA 

Coffee with the CRB  
Sep 18
Berkeley, CA

Meet the Dean: Ann Harrison in LA
Sep 18
Los Angeles, CA 

Solving Homelessness in OC by 2024
Oct 2
Irvine, CA 

Berkeley China Summit: Technology Permeating Culture and Business
Oct 6
Berkeley, CA 

OCMBA Autumn Mixer
Oct 16
Orange County, CA 

Haas Happenings at Homecoming 
Oct 19
Berkeley, CA 

18th Annual Haas Gala  
Nov 1
San Francisco, CA 

SF Blockchain Week 2019 
Nov 3
Berkeley & San Francisco, CA 

Holiday Party: Confidence Without Attitude Wine Mixer
Dec 7
Orange County, CA 

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