Executive Connections magazine

Leeds Applauded for Integrating DEI into EMBA Curriculum

Nov. 5, 2022

Leeds School of Business’ Executive MBA program was recently recognized for its emphasis on DEI in the Executive MBA Council’s (EMBAC) magazine, Executive Connections—the global voice of the Executive MBA industry. They lauded Leeds for the intentional design of its EMBA program, based on three interwoven pillars considered critical for...

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REAPing the Rewards of Leeds’ Focus on Inclusion

Oct. 13, 2022

Leeds has set aside 50 seats in an executive education program for graduates of a real estate diversity program.

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KeyBank Business Leadership Program Brings Future Buffs to Campus

July 1, 2022

Students won $2,000 scholarships to attend Leeds. Students came from across the state to participate in the 2022 KeyBank Business Leadership Program, a weeklong experience hosted on campus. Rising high school seniors and incoming first-year students were introduced to life at Leeds through the annual KeyBank Business Leadership Program (BLP)...

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‘The Future Is Bright’: Case Competition Gives Boulder Tech Company Valuable DEI Insights

April 21, 2022

Optera taps Leeds underclassmen in helping it attract and retain diverse talent as it grows. Grace Vaughn walks a panel of judges, including two CU alumni from Optera, through her team's recommendations for how the company can improve its diversity talent pipeline. 'You're a data company. You know how to...

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A Wealth (Management) of Expertise: Alumnae, Recruiters Share Industry Insights at Leeds

March 22, 2022

Female financial planners encourage students to explore opportunities within a dynamic discipline. Diane Hirschhorn, left, emphasizes a point during her talk as fellow panelist Raquel Hinman (Fin'92), founder and principal of Hinman Financial Planning, listens. More than 100 students registered for the event, a discussion and networking session for prospective...

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Thought Leaders Bring New Findings on Race and Marketing to Leeds Symposium

Dec. 8, 2021

Event honors Jerome Williams (PhD’86), a distinguished researcher and leader in business education. Jerome WIlliams' death meant the loss of an important voice in academia and the marketing field. Leeds honored his work by hosting a mini-conference on business blunders in a diverse marketplace. When Jerome Williams earned his PhD...

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For Bank, Supporting Diversity at Leeds is a Key Priority

Oct. 20, 2021

Ongoing support demonstrates KeyBank's commitment to pre-college DEI programs and scholarships. KeyBank is among the largest regional banks in the United States, with more than 1,000 branches in more than 20 states, including Colorado. So its leaders are plugged in to the most important issues at both the local and...

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Alteryx All-Star: Leeds Student Finishes 5th in Global Analytics Competition

May 21, 2021

Future forensic accountant held her own against seasoned data scientists, analytics officers Like many people, when she was forced indoors during the pandemic, Claire McCollough passed the time with puzzles. But McCollough, a veteran puzzler, wasn’t satisfied with the jigsaw and crossword varieties. After teaching herself SQL, Tableau and Power...

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Incoming Students Discover a Culture of Gender Equity

May 3, 2021

The Leeds Women’s Collective sets-up female grad students for success. For women, business school has come a long way. Once primarily a boys-club culture, it was only a decade ago that Harvard Business School gave itself what it called a “gender makeover,” creating a more supportive, empowering environment to foster...

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Leading Journal Accepts Case Study on DAPL Social Risks and Financial Impacts

Feb. 26, 2021

Published work by CU Boulder academics on the Dakota Access Pipeline joins other influential research for current and forthcoming legislation. A study addressing the significant material costs associated with the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project was published in the latest issue of the New York University Journal of Legislation and...

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