For most competitive athletes, the Ironman World Championship is the pinnacle of physical achievement: a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and 26.2-mile marathon. But for Minda Dentler (MBA ’08), completing this grueling triathlon meant so much more than bragging rights. Ms. Dentler, stricken with polio at six months old—and abandoned in an orphanage in India—has … Continue reading Iron Will: Triathlete and Polio Survivor Minda Dentler (MBA ’08)
Mauricio Videla (MPA ’09) stood in a San Francisco conference center in early 2018 humbled and inspired. He had just been honored as a “Top Lawyer Under 40” by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)—a validation of years of hard work—yet all he could think about was how much more he could do. “I was … Continue reading Setting the Bar High: Alumnus Named a Top Lawyer Under 40
Rudolf J. Waldner ('88) has enjoyed a successful career in management and marketing, but he's always found time to indulge his two favorite hobbies: travel and photography. He's a successful author, having published Marketing from the Trenches: Your Guide to Retail Success (Gotham City, 2009), and his latest work combines his professional career and personal … Continue reading The Animal Kingdom Goes Corporate
Sunnyville Stories is a smallpress comic about a very big world, and it’s all from the imagination of Mark Wiesner (’03), who publishes under the pseudonym Max West.
Evan Kent is no dummy—although he has been known to use one on stage from time to time. Four years ago, he fulfilled a lifelong dream by moving to Jerusalem, where he teaches cantorial studies at Hebrew Union College and performs as an actor and puppeteer in local theater.
Jason Wenig (MBA '94) defines himself as more artist than mechanic, explaining, “Imagine instead that I’m an art historian asked to restore a long-lost Picasso before it hangs in the Louvre. That gives you a better sense of what we do.”
Hiba Sharief ('01) serves as vice president of information technology at Oportun, a Silicon Valley–based financial technology company that provides affordable loans to individuals with little or no credit.
Longtime advertising and television executive, Robert "Bob" Silberberg (‘55), died peacefully with the same grace and dignity for which he was known, on October 26th, in Boynton Beach, Florida from pancreatic cancer. He was 83. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend.
Painting Faces, a memoir by Baruch alumna Frances F. Friedman ('48), explore the rise of women in the workplace - written by a woman who climbed the ladder to lead a major PR firm.
[dropcap sid="dropcap-1446585320"]I[/dropcap]t’s been a whirlwind career for Carlos Dos Santos, who has represented his native Mozambique in such locations as the United Kingdom, Germany, Zimbabwe, Washington, D.C., and New York City. “All of my postings have been of great importance to my country,” says Mr. Dos Santos, a career diplomat who currently serves as Mozambique’s … Continue reading Everywhere Man