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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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#BeTheChange Challenge Kicks Off for Black History Month

Feb. 4, 2021

Leeds MBA students launch racial equity habit-building challenge In celebration of Black History Month, the University of Colorado Leeds MBA Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee is hosting its first #BeTheChange Challenge—a racial equity habit-building event. Throughout the month of February, participants will engage in daily activities to learn...

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Mobilizing Women to Lead Tech

Dec. 10, 2020

A novel program emboldens business and engineering students to crack the hi-tech ceiling. Just 25% of tech jobs in the U.S. are held by women. Despite ongoing conversations about the need to increase the number of women in its ranks, the tech world continues to be a sector where gender...

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Top Tech Leader Shellye Archambeau Speaks to Leeds Women

Nov. 10, 2020

Shellye Archambeau is the woman who pulled off the most incredible Silicon Valley turnaround you’ve never heard of, according to Reid Hoffman, co-founder and former executive chairman of LinkedIn. She stepped into the role of CEO of a failing tech company and rebuilt it into the multi-million-dollar, software giant MetricStream...

The Women’s Leadership Symposium

The Making of Future Women Leaders

Oct. 23, 2020

The Women’s Leadership Symposium zeroes-in on tech, inclusion and courage. Women’s and Leadership Programs, a new area at Leeds School of Business, is dedicated to gender parity and education and inspires a strong community of women at Leeds. Earlier this month, the program debuted its first-ever Women’s Leadership Symposium—an event...

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Associate Professor Stefanie K. Johnson Receives Prestigious Agency Honor Award From NASA

Oct. 20, 2020

Johnson’s work on bringing diversity into the workplace disrupted hiring practices at NASA’s Hubble Telescope—virtually eliminating interviewer bias and increasing the number of diverse hires in a traditionally masculine field. Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson, associate professor and author of this year’s Wall Street Journal bestseller Inclusify, received NASA’s prestigious 2020...


BE Tech Scholars Take On a Challenge to Shape the Future of Women

Sept. 11, 2020

Photo courtesy of Jordan Singer This fall, Leeds’ exclusive new cohort of Business and Engineering Tech Scholars (BE Tech Scholars) are entering the Equality Can’t Wait Challenge , which will award $40 million in grants to help increase women’s influence and power in the United States by 2030. Winning ideas...