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It’s one of the many paradoxes of Nepal. Less than 40 percent of the country’s 27 million people have access to electricity, yet the nation possesses the resources to generate an estimated 40 times current electrical demand there. For Antonio Del Valle T’11, it was this dichotomy that drew him to the impoverished south Asian nation on a Tuck GIVES-sponsored summer internship.
An environmentalist who had been working in land-conservation issues, Katherine Birnie T’07 wanted to attend business school to learn management skills and better understand the competing interests around land use. Tuck set her on a new career path. “It was incredibly valuable to explore how sustainability gets put into practice in the business world.”
Tuck's Investing in Excellence Campaign reached its successful conclusion on December 31st, 2009. Thank you to all our alumni and friends.
Tuck’s Broehl/Hornsby Social Innovation Fund sponsored a First-Year Project in which a group of students traveled to Nicaragua to assist in an effort to improve food security for the farmers.
In response to new research that shows a gap in financial leaders’ skills set, Tuck Executive Education created the Strategic Financial Leadership Program (SFLP).
The Professor Richard S. Bower Finance, Economics, and Accounting Seminar Fund gives Tuck faculty members the opportunity to meet regularly in interactive sessions to share their current research, debate topics, and challenge each other's assumptions.
The foundation, which distributes more than $500,000 per year in grants to families affected by autism, was looking for a near-complete sponsorship package to pitch to corporations.