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Blaise Buma (Cameroon, ’17) shares his thoughts on making your application standout, why Schwarzman Scholars is critical for young leaders, and how the program can help the future of Africa-China relations. -- My name is Blaise Buma and I am a member of the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars – Class of 2017. I grew…

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Global Director of Admissions, Robert Garris, shares his thoughts on what type of candidate should apply for the program.

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Global Director of Admissions, Robert Garris, shares his thoughts on why future leaders need to understand China.

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Global Director of Admissions, Robert Garris, shares his thoughts on meeting young leaders around the world. Read more here:  Listening to Leadership Stories Around the World We are now in our third cycle of recruiting and selecting Schwarzman Scholars, and since we first started meeting prospective Scholars in 2014, we’ve learned the value of taking…

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Jordyn Turner and Tyler Ross share their thoughts on planning and touring Microsoft's China Center One- the tech giant's Beijing-based hub for innovation and product development. Read more here:  I recently organized an event for over twenty of my fellow Scholars during which we had the opportunity to tour Microsoft’s China Center One, the tech…

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Gautam Mukunda is a Visiting Professor Co-Teaching the Leadership Course at Schwarzman College. He is an Assistant Professor in the Organizational Behavior Unit of Harvard Business School. Before joining the business school he was the National Science Foundation Synthetic Biology ERC Postdoctoral Fellow resident at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for International Studies. He received…

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Schwarzman College hosted the EY Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation.  Aileen Tam, sat down for a personal discussion with Global Chief Innovation Officer, Jeff Wong. Read about her conversation here:  EY is well known as a professional services firm with a strong global reputation and a high performing team culture. I joined the EY Symposium…

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Canadian Scholars, Max Seunik, Chardaye Bueckert and Hayden Rodenkirchen share their thoughts on spending time at the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, and the relationship between Canada and China. One of the best parts of this year for the inaugural class’ three Canadian scholars – Max, Chardaye, and Hayden – has been interacting with the Canadian…

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Alina Luk (Class of 2017) is from the United States and received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University. Read about her experience in Beijing here:  Through a recent panel I moderated at Schwarzman College, I’ve been able to dive into China’s fast-paced community of Entrepreneurs here in Beijing. The panel, our first career-focused talk, focused on…

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Anurag Chandran (Class of 2017) recently participated in the the 2017 Raisina Dialogues, India's premier geopolitical conference in New Delhi. He shares his thoughts here:   Thoughts on Strengthening Sino-Indian Relations: The Raisina Dialogues 2017 After an intensely rewarding (yet tiring) 2 Modules at Schwarzman College, I was gearing up to enjoy some sun and laze around the…

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