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HPAIR 2015 Harvard Conference

As Harvard’s largest annual student connection in Asia, the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) creates a forum of exchange and facilitates discussion of the most important economic, political, and social issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. Since 1991, the annual HPAIR conferences have brought together students from the world’s foremost universities and … Continue reading

be.boosted – Harvard WorldMUN 2015

If you hold an e-fellows.net scholarship, have or had any affiliation with a German school and are currently enrolled in a degree programme, do not hesitate to apply for becoming an eMUN-fellow at Harvard World Model United Nations (WorldMUN) 2015 in Seoul, South Korea. Travel and expenses during the conference, as well as during the … Continue reading

What in life is more elusive than getting into Harvard?

This month, Christina Sterbenz and Ben Winsor from Business Insider published an article with the title “15 Things That Are Harder To Get Into Than Harvard”. Among the fifteen things are certainly some surprises like being hired by McDonald’s. You can read the full article here.

Some thoughts on networking

Last month Daniela – HPAIR Conference Ambassador Austria – argued that all successful people share similar mindsets and have certain characteristics like discipline, enthusiasm or making sacrifices in common. While all this might hold true, I would like to encourage you to ‘network’ with people that are appealing to you. Appealing doesn’t necessarily mean that … Continue reading

The European Delegation

The European Delegation is a group of young professionals and students who believe in a dialogue between future international leaders. They aim to strengthen Europe’s role as a global player in business, politics, sciences, and civil society. The European Delegation will actively participate in the conference of the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations … Continue reading

Featured on HPAIR Blog

After having been selected as the United Kingdom Conference Ambassador for the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations’ (HPAIR) upcoming Asia Conference in Tokyo, I was asked to tell my story about how I learned about HPAIR on their official website. You can find the article titled ‘Europe meets Asia: The story of an … Continue reading

HPAIR Recap and Tokyo Conference

A lot of people have approached me in the last couple of weeks and asked me about my experience with the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR). I’ve attended two HPAIR conferences so far, in Dubai and Cambridge, MA, USA. Moreover, I had the opportunity to present the multifaceted work of a trading … Continue reading

Publication on ‘Doing business with the poor’

In November 2013 I reported about my interest in ‘doing business with the poor’ on this blog. My essay on the 2002 Harvard Business review article ‘Serving the World’s Poor, Profitably’ by C.K. Prahalad and A. Hammond was now made available by GRIN Publishing (Munich, Germany), and can be purchased via their website here or … Continue reading

Entrepreneurial ecosystems

On the first day of the HPAIR Harvard Conference 2014 I attended panel discussions on business leadership in Asia — about which I might write later — and also a very interesting seminar on entrepreneurship, in which Imran Sayeed, CTO of NTT Data, Inc. and Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan, talked about the importance of … Continue reading

Some facts about us

We hope you had a Merry Christmas and are looking forward to New Year’s Eve. Being back in Hamburg for the winter break, I analyzed our blog stats, and I would like to share some of them with you: Since our launch on August 15th, we have published 17 posts and people from 54 countries … Continue reading


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