Peter Henry, Dean of NYU Stern School of Business, tells us about growing up in Jamaica and how his roots inform his world view and passion for education. As the 9th and youngest Dean in Stern’s history he recounts his pursuit of scholarships for students and lessons learned over his years in academia. In an episode about persistence, connection and making a difference Dean Henry provides a inside look at his legacy and years of leadership.
Professor Nate Pettit, one of the youngest professors at Stern who teaches in areas of management and leadership, tells us his story about digging deep to accomplish incredible physical and intellectual feats. He takes us through his bouts of severe anxiety and subsequent intense focus on finding harmony and balance in his life. Nate also describes his deep desire to connect with his students in order to understand their motivations, making the classroom as dynamic as the world outside it.
Stern Chats: Episode 5: Guy Brearey
First year MBA student Guy Brearey tells us the story of working as a training partner for the UK’s women’s team, helping them towards their Olympic gold medal victory in Beijing in 2008. He explores pushing yourself to the limit, the idea of excellence and what it means to never give up.
Stern Chats: Special Edition Episode 4: Afiya Bediako
First year MBA student Afiya Bediako tells us the story of being an ally to a close high school friend and how that translates into her understanding of allyship. Afiya describes how she brings that experience and mindset to Stern and widens the definition so that everyone can participate in the practice of being a supportive ally.
Oppy: The Podcast: Episode 1: Investment Banking
What’s it like to recruit for Investment Banking? In the first episode of Oppy: the Podcast, Office of Career Development Director, Beth Briggs sits down with successful recruits to discuss the process of getting a job in a competitive industry.