Maria Minsker '13

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Icons and Innovators: Cornell Awards Shine Light on Hospitality’s Finest

The 2024 Icon is former IHG CEO Keith Barr ’92 and Innovators are José Andrés and Rob Wilder, founders of José Andrés Group and World Central Kitchen.

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Honoring Legacy and Leadership: Highlights from the Johnson School’s Big Red Bash

The Johnson School community celebrated distinguished alumni Anne Chow ’88, MEng ’89, MBA ’90, Barry W. Ridings, MBA ’76, and Marques E. Zak, MBA ’10.

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Celebrating Heather Henyon’s Mission to Invest in Woman Entrepreneurs

Heather Henyon, MBA ’03, was honored with the 2023 Cañizares Award for Distinguished Alumni in International Business and Emerging Markets.

Award-winners Mia Kyricos, MMH ‘03, and Danny Meyer stand on stage at the 14th annual Icons and Innovators Award ceremony, with the crowd and tables behind them.
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Cornell Hospitality Icon and Innovator Awards Commend Industry Leaders

Mia Kyricos, MMH ’03, and Danny Meyer were recognized for their achievements and influence in the hospitality industry.

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Empowering Women in Healthcare: Five Trailblazing Leaders Share Their Insights

The Women in Business Forum, held in NYC in May, featured inspiring stories and insights from five alumnae who are leaders in healthcare.

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Celebrating Community Strengths at the Johnson School’s Big Red Bash

Faculty, alumni, students, and prospective students gathered in New York City’s Edison Ballroom to recognize award-winning alumni at the annual event.

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Breaking the Status Quo on Sustainability

Panelists discussed how companies are addressing climate change in a Business of Sustainability webinar that launched the spring Lifelong Learning Experience.

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Investing in Impact: Paul Kavuma is a champion of Africa’s economic resilience

Paul Kavuma, MBA ’93, inaugural recipient of the Emerging Markets Institute Cañizares Alumni Award, discusses opportunities in post-COVID Africa.

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ESG pressure takes center stage at the 2021 Emerging Markets Institute conference

Emerging markets are making progress in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts but also face hurdles, including metrics and governance.