“Thank you for giving a tangible token to show that I know you believe that art, in all its forms, is worth pursuing. I am happy to say that I can continue to spread the seeds that you have planted everywhere that I go! Thank you for investing in my life.”

—Abbey Hoffman, Queens College, Class of 2011 (Studio Art). Optician Assistant, Sears. Continues to pursue music (voice and guitar) and art (selling hand-knit and crocheted items).


“When I think about where I am now, compared to where I was as a high school senior—unsure about my creative goals and doubtful about the reality of pursuing them—I really appreciate what an effect the Hadar Foundation has had on me. I look back and am so grateful for your and Ela’s encouragement and unflinching support along my journey. I truly could not have done it without you.”

—Adria Giattino, Barnard College, Class of 2011, BA in English with a Minor in Economics.


“I’ve been blessed by the Hadar Foundation to have been surrounded by a community of artists, thinkers, and creators. It has certainly shaped the way in which I appreciate these aspects of life and my craving to be around them. I want this sort of exposure to creativity to continue.”

—Alexandria Sharpe, Brown University, Class of 2010, BA in Sociology. English tutor, Cambly Inc.


“Endless thanks and gratitude to Richard and Mica Hadar for being so encouraging and supportive of young creative minds in the arts!”

—Andrew Teoh, School of Visual Arts, Class of 2012, BFA in Graphic Design. Freelance graphic designer, New York City, for companies including HUSH and Korey Kay & Partners.


“I have so many thank yous. Thank you for welcoming me into your family, both in NYC and Ceppeto. Thank you for inspiring me as an individual and through your foundation to always grow and to always achieve. Thank you for believing in me, and in all us artists. I cannot express how much the foundation, you, Beth, Ela, Ann, and everyone else I have met through it have kept me holdin’ on and movin’ on as a young artist in New York!”

—Anna Kosovsky, Bowdoin College, Class of 2008, BA in Art History. Intern, Louden Studio, Brooklyn, NY. Artist: http://www.banannadreamin.tumblr.com.


“Thank you for your continued support. Your generosity has helped me attain goals that would have been very hard to achieve otherwise. I look forward to upholding my Hadar Scholar title.”

—Ariadne Rezna, City College, Class of 2013, BA in Literature and Writing. Office Manager, Posman Books, New York City.


“I hope to incorporate music and other forms of art into my social work practice. Thank you for your support.”

—Ariana Kropsky, Bard College, Class of 2010, BA in Anthropology/Human Rights; Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College, MSW (Master of Social Work) in Clinical Social Work, 2014. Social Worker, Westchester Jewish Center.


“In creative professions, finding the constant drive to keep going and not give up on your dreams is one of the toughest things to achieve. As you try to make it in the world as an artist, the daily obstacles in your way can be overwhelming. Greatness is rarely achieved overnight. It is so important for creative individuals, following their true calling and passion, to find someone who believes in them and their future success. You’re among those who believed in me from the very beginning! I truly can’t thank you enough for your generosity throughout all these years and all the support you’ve given me to get to where I’m now. I’m forever grateful!”

—Artem Motvitsky, Pratt Institute, Class of 2007, Architecture. Owner at motvitsky™, a New York based multidisciplinary creative agency specializing in design, photography and video production.


“Your interest in and passion for the arts is a blessing and refreshing in a world where creativity is often put on the backburner.”

—Christian Santiago, Parsons School of Design, Class of 2013, BFA in Illustration. Illustrator, author, and blogger.


“Your kindness has positively affected the lives of so many and I am so honored to be a part of this foundation.

—Christina Santa Maria, Binghamton University, Class of 2015, B.Mus. in Voice Performance and Linguistics. Interim Choir Director, United Presbyterian Church of Binghamton.


“Your help has been invaluable and has made a tremendous difference in my career. It will always be remembered and appreciated!”

—Dagmara Mroz, Boston University, Class of 2001, B.Mus.; M.Mus, 2003.


You helped me to become who I am and who I will be, and for that I will be forever thankful.”

—Darcey Glasser, Bryn Mawr College, Class of 2014, BA in Creative Writing & Dance. Theatre publicity assistant and information systems circulation assistant, Bryn Mawr College.


You have created a family of inspiring, talented individuals and a network that anyone would wish to have. You have touched many aspiring youths and have encouraged a lot of great work to prosper.”

—Diana Digilova Simakhov, Parsons School of Design, Class of 2008, BFA in Graphic Design and Information Architecture. Founder, Innka Design Graphic Design Company.


“You have helped me through college by providing me with a scholarship and great mentors. They have guided me in my field by organizing helpful workshops and connecting me with the right people. Through the Hadar Foundation, I have had internships, a solo exhibition, received grants to create projects, and I understand what it means to support each other. Thank you to Richard & Mica for the support and guidance through all these years. Your foundation means so much to me.”

—Flora Choi, Maryland Institute of College of Art, Class of 2010, BFA in Painting and Curatorial Studies. Studio Assistant, Donovan Studios, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.


“Thank you for all your support and respect, especially early on as I embarked on my scholarly and creative pursuits, including directing a diverse slate of international commercials and multi-platformed projects for clients such as AT&T, Nike, Converse, Coca Cola, and Adidas.”

—Gandja Monteiro, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Class of 2006, BFA in Film Production. Film director based in New York, Los Angeles, and São Paulo who has directed work in over a dozen countries, on four continents, in three languages, and was nominated for two MTV music video awards. Debut feature film currently in development.


“Thank you for your dedication to the fine arts and to all of your scholars. You made it possible for me to get an education that would otherwise be out of reach. You both are an inspiration to me and give me confidence for pursuing my creative ventures.”

—Greg Schekler, Belmont University, Class of 2015, BS in Audio Engineering Technology. Assistant Engineer at Sweetcreek Studios, Philadelphia.


“Thank you for giving me the opportunity to expand my horizons. With the help of the wonderful people at the Hadar Foundation, I learned to step out of my comfort zone. The hope and courage you gave me will guide me throughout my life as an artist.”

—Hauen Joy Chung, Rhode Island School of Design, Class of 2014, BFA in Industrial Design.


“Thank you Richard & Mica Hadar for your amazing support, without which I would not be where I am today!”

—Heather M. Whelan, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Class of 2008, BFA in Photography; School of Art Institute of Chicago, MA, Art Education, 2013. Manager, Flywheel Sports, Chicago.


“I consider the generosity, kindness, and mentorship that you gave me as a kind of loan—a loan that I will repay by taking your example and supporting the arts and education of future generations. Thank you!”

—Jacek Blaszkiewicz, Montclair State University, Class of 2010, B.Mus. (Piano Performance), summa cum laude; Stony Brook University, MA in Music History and Theory, 2012; Eastman School of Music, PhD candidate in Musicology and Sproull Fellow; Fulbright Scholar, Paris Sorbonne University.


“Thank you, Richard & Mica for believing in me and giving me the chance to pursue music as a career. Through your foundation, I received financial support throughout undergrad and grad school, met like-minded friends and colleagues, benefitted from different workshops and private tours of museums, and I feel that I am part of the Hadar Family!”

—Jane Choi, The Julliard School, Class of 2004, B.Mus.; Mannes College of Music, MMus (Violin), 2007. Previously with New World Symphony in Miami, now lives in Norway.


“Richard & Mica, thank you for giving me this opportunity to meet such a vast amount of talented people. I am thankful for all the workshops and events that Hadar Foundation has put together. Those meetings are very helpful to my growth as a designer, a student, and a young adult.”

—Jane Pao, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Class of 2016, BA in Architecture. She hopes to be part of a research team that focuses on next generation building technologies for sustainably built environments and hopes to develop radically new architectural systems capable of harnessing local energy to integrate better with both human and natural systems.


“Thank you so much for your generosity in helping me to pursue my dreams. Thank you for being such kind, warm, and inspiring people. I am so honored to know both of you and proud to be part of such a wonderful organization whose goals are so pure—to believe and nurture the dreams of youth and the arts.”

—Joanne Choi, Juilliard School Music, Class of 2003, B.Mus. (Cello). Sarasota Opera Orchestra.


“Thank you so much for your tremendous support. I am so grateful for the many wonderful opportunities you have given me to develop my talent and cultivate meaningful relationships with my peers. I am honored to be associated with this foundation and thanks to your support, I am looking forward to my future.”

—Josh Levitin, Carnegie Mellon University, Class of 2013, BHA in Professional Writing and Musicology. Development Writer for New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ.


“Grazie Grazie Grazie. You really have had such a huge effect on my life, and have been such a valuable source of confidence. I am constantly reminded of how lucky I am to be a Hadar Scholar—loving my college, getting so much out of the workshops, enjoying fantastic events, and getting to be in the presence of such (intimidatingly) talented people. I would honestly pay to go to the annual celebration because the artists you guys support are so impressive.”

—Julia Conrad, Wesleyan University, Class of 2014, BA in English Literature, Italian Studies, Social, Critical, & Cultural Theory. Subsidiary Rights Manager/ Agency Assistant at Sarah Lazin Books, New York City


“Thank you both for everything you have given me as a student, an artist, and as a person. Your love, passion, and support have inspired me to expand my comfort zone, become my own artist and discover new creative paths that I have deeply fallen in love with. Both of you, along with the entire Hadar Foundation are not only my incredible mentors, but my family as well. Thank you for always believing in me and I am always here for you. I love and appreciate you so much!”

—Julia Partyka, New England Conservatory, Class of 2013 (Classical Voice Performance). Performer, ToUch Performance Art, San Diego.


“Thank you Richard and Mica, for supporting so many people. I personally would not know where I would be without the continued encouragement from you both and all of the mentors. While I might reside in my quietness, the Hadar Foundation has fostered my artistic voice.”

—Kathleen Ching, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Class of 2010, BFA in Photography. Studio and Production Assistant, Studio Platon, New York City.


“Thank you Richard and Mica and everyone at the Hadar Foundation for helping me pursue my career and professional goals.”

—Ken Lau, Carnegie Mellon University, B.Arch, 2008. Associate, Tesoro Architects, New York City.


“I am forever grateful to Richard & Mica Hadar for helping me to afford my education and for connecting me to Frank Cantor, who has been an outstanding mentor and friend.”

—Kevin Zealand, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Class of 1999, BFA in Film, Television and Radio; The New School, Media Studies (Completed 36 credits toward an MA), 2006; Rutgers, MBA, 2012. Executive Director, AIDS Resource Foundation for Children, Newark, NJ.


“Thank you for allowing me to be part of the Hadar Foundation. In the past four years, I have grown as a writer, student, and person because the Hadar Foundation had the confidence in me when no one else was willing to invest in an undocumented woman striving to be first in her family to go to college. I cannot express how much of a difference you have made in my life. To seek out and cultivate talent in the groups that needs it most is truly remarkable. Yours investment in my future is already bearing fruit. I hope to reciprocate this generosity and motivate young writers like me to believe in themselves and be successful. Thank you so much for believing in me back in 2009 and supporting my goals throughout my undergraduate career. I owe my success to the Hadar Foundation. If it weren’t for you, I would not even have been able to attend college. Today, I am the first person in my family to have a Bachelor’s, and am the first woman to complete high school. Thank you for the mentorship, the economic support, the finance workshops, the art events, and the compassionate community. This would not have been possible without you!”

—Luthfun Nahár, CUNY Hunter College, Class of 2014, BA in Writing. Attending The New School MFA program for fiction, fall 2016.


“I truly want to thank Mica and Richard for the love and support they have shown me over the years. It has been a true honor and pleasure having them in my corner as a resource and encouragement in all my endeavors. I want to thank them for believing that anything is possible and for creating this Foundation that has helped me and so many young artists and future stars. They are truly heaven sent.”

—Lydia Warr, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Class of 2010, BFA in Theatre. Touring with Ghost the Musical in Australia.


“Thank you for your support, encouragement, and generosity. Without you I would not be where I am today. You inspire me to be a better artist and human being, to enjoy life, to hope for the good in everyone, to reach my goals and never settle for less. Thank you for believing in me and for believing in all of us.”

—Maggie Kraisamutr, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Class of 2000, BFA in Film & Television (Specialized in Animation). Senior VFX Artist & Animator, Los Angeles.


“Words cannot express my gratitude for your generosity, not only in terms of financial assistance for college but also, for your generosity of spirit. Your guidance and mentorship has greatly impacted me and all the Hadar Scholars in innumerable, positive ways. Because of your confidence in my abilities when your invited me, during high school, to apply to be a Hadar Scholar, my dreams came true: graduating from Harvard, becoming a published author, obtaining my doctorate and teaching at the university level. Without your support and encouragement, this would not have happened. Your dedication to every student, your commitment to mentorship, and the sense of community you foster through the Hadar Foundation are truly admirable and inspiring. Merci mille fois! Grazie mille!”

—Marcelline Block, Harvard, Class of 2001, BA in History and Literature (France and England) and French, 2001; Princeton, MA (French) and Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies, PhD (French) in progress. Professor of French and Cinema as well as Writer, Editor, Translator, New York City.


“I would like to thank you for all that you have done for me throughout the years. You have not only nurtured me as a visual artist but also as a human being. Without the support, mentorship, professional development and travel opportunities of this foundation, I do not think I could have reached my personal and professional goals. I find it extremely admirable and honorable that you would choose to help today’s youth by nurturing their creative abilities. It is a realm in which certain people, such as myself, are the strongest and most confident.”

—Marina Kharkover, Maryland Institute College of Art, Class of 2008; Attending Queens College for Masters in Education will graduate next month. She currently teaches art in NYC public schools. Works part-time as a children’s book illustration teacher at 3RDWARD Brooklyn Center for artists, designers, photographers, and creative entrepreneurs. On her off time she designs lovable plush toy monsters.


“Being a Hadar Scholar is and always has been an honor and a privilege. I realized this during one of the meetings because I was surrounded by very talented individuals. Just being around such gifted, creative and ambitious people made me feel lucky and inspired. What you have created is something truly special and you should be very proud.”

—Michael Blank, School of Visual Arts, Class of 2001, BFA in Computer Art/3-D Animation. Freelance Motion Designer based in NYC and remotely.


“Writing has always been centrally important to my life and having that recognized and
supported has meant the world to me. Thank you for everything you have done in
support of the arts. You have given all of us Hadar Scholars the invaluable gift of
confidence and encouragement to pursue our artistic dreams.”

—Molly Schoemann, Bard College, Class of 2003, BA in Literature & Creative Writing.
Founding editor of the Barnes & Noble Kids Blog, and an editor for B & N Reads.


“Your undying commitment to providing higher education to young artists is truly inspiring. In today’s polarized world where the gap between the haves and have-nots widens every day, your generosity imbues me with an immense sense of hope. I would not be where I am today without your help. If I can make a positive impact on the lives of my students that amounts to only a fraction of the life-changing support you have bestowed upon me, then I can consider my life a success.”

—Nathaniel Taylor-Leach, Emerson College, Class of 2007, BFA in Acting and Theatre Education. Drama teacher at Mainstreet Theatre & Dance Alliance as well as The Neighborhood Playhouse Junior School, both in NYC.


“You are wonderful people. I have worked for your son as an intern at his metal shop and I can undoubtedly say you are an amazing family. You have given me the opportunity to attend college without the backlash of owing thousands of dollars in loans. I have met incredible and talented people through your foundation as well as had great job opportunities. I feel incredibly blessed that I was chosen as a Richard and Mica Hadar Scholar. Even two years after graduating college the foundation still goes out of its way to help me.”

—Nicole Aiello, SUNY Purchase, Class of 2011, BFA in Painting and Drawing with a Minor in Art History. Sales & Operation Coordinator at Other Criteria, New York City.


“I feel so very privileged to study and dedicate my life to the arts. Film is truly my passion and it is so wonderful to have this love embraced and honored.”

—Nicole James, Pitzer College, Class of 2014, Film Production and Sociology.


“Thank you so much for the gift you’ve given me. For the financial help as well as the support team the foundation builds. The people involved here really are invaluable and I’m glad to have met and worked with you all.”

—Rachel Chicaguala, Alfred University NYSCC (New York State College of Ceramics), Class of 2014, BFA in Photography/Printmaking and a Minor in Art History. Awarded a year long Open Studio Residency at Brooklyn Art Space (2015).


“Thank you for encouraging me to pursue my talents and passion for the visual arts! Becoming a Hadar Scholar was incredibly motivating for me at such a young age, and I continue to be very grateful for the many opportunities that your foundation has provided for me over the years to share my work with others!”

—Ruth Duran-Chea, NYU College of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2004, BA in Visual Arts; Pace University, Elementary Education. Former middle school art teacher, Bronx, New York.


“Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to pursue my dreams at RPI. Without your generous scholarship, I would not have attended RPI, and would not have been able to experience everything I have so far in my college career. The Hadar Foundation has opened so many doors for me, and I am grateful for that. Without you, I would not be able to do what I love doing designing and building anything and everything that comes to mind.”

—Sanju Bose, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Class of 2016, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering and Design, Innovation, and Society. Mechanical Engineer and Product Designer, New York City.


“I would like to extend my gratitude to Richard and Mica, and the entire Hadar Foundation for providing me with the support and encouragement I needed to get where I am today, and to keep moving forward towards a bright future.”

—Scarlett McCalman, Maryland Institute College of Art, Class of 2014, BFA in Painting. Cheesemonger & Supervisor, Le District, New York City.


“Thank you for starting me on my journey in design! The mentoring program really makes the Hadar Foundation truly feel like a family.”

—Svetlana Yachnaya, Pratt Institute, Class of 2010, BID in Industrial Design with a Minor in Art History; FIT, Class of 2012, BFA in Accessories Design. Footwear designer, Nina Footwear, New York City.


“I have been blessed to have been able to know you both. Through your support you have given me an opportunity I would’ve never been able to have. I am always grateful and encouraged to see how big of a heart you both have for the arts as well as each and every one of us. I will always be forever thankful!”

—Tamara Kim, Manhattan School of Music, Class of 2012, B.Mus. in Piano Performance. Teaches private piano lessons to children.


“Without your foundation, I don’t think going to college would have been possible. The support I’ve received from the foundation and just knowing that there’s a group of people who are rooting from the sidelines for me means the world! I’ve been inspired and motivated to continue working on my craft, and that’s priceless.”

—Tammy Chan, Syracuse University, Class of 2014, BA in Broadcast & Digital Journalism and Policy Studies. News Associate, NBC 4 New York City.


“Thank you for the Hadar Foundation, which provided a means for me to attend Emory University. It is heartwarming to know that the arts are appreciated and artists of all stripes can be respected and nurtured. I wish you both continued success with the foundation. Thank you for inspiring future artists.”

—Thuvia Jones, Emory University, Class of 2003, BA in Journalism and African-American Studies. Graphic Artist, Cablevision, New York City.


“Thank you for being you. For being completely selfless, generous, and supportive. For being so much more that what you are. For being there for every memorable moment of my life and even flying to get there. You are life-long friends. You are family, and you mean more to me than you will ever know.”

—Tia Roper, Manhattan School of Music, Class of 1999, B.Mus.; Boston University, MMus, 2001; Rutgers University, Doctorate (Musical Arts), 2007. Teaches flute/piccolo at Usdan Summer Camp, Bloomingdale School of Music, and plays in the band Alchemy Winds.


“Thank you for your generosity and support of my artistic study throughout the years. Pursuing a career in music can be a daunting challenge. The Hadar Foundation definitely made it easier for me to gain access to some of the best training in my field. I am also extremely grateful for the network of wonderful artists and mentors that I am now a part of as a result of being a Hadar Scholar. I have met some truly phenomenal artists through this foundation. You’ve made a lasting impact on my life.”

—Wayne Paul, New England Conservatory of Music, Class of 2011, Classical Performance. Self employed opera singer; receptionist at Carnegie Hall, Customer Service Representative at OPERA America, and Office Manager and Executive Assistant at Sozo Artists, Inc., New York City.


“Thank you so much for welcoming me into your family of writers and artists. Your support means the world to me, and I am so excited to learn from you and from my fellow scholars!”

—Willa Rubin, Oberlin College, Class of 2016, BA in Politics with Minors in French and Creative Writing. Digital Content creator, Tech Kids Unlimited, New York City.


“Thank you for your support during my college years. I am so honored to have been a part of the Hadar Foundation. Thank you for believing in me. I am forever grateful to your generosity and kindness!”

—Xiao-Dan Zheng, University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, Class of 2005, B.Mus. (Cello). Tenured tenured member of the Long Beach Symphony, New West Symphony, and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. 


“I am so thankful to have found you as supporters of my education. Without you, I probably would not have been able to attend Manhattan School of Music with the comfort that I did. Someday I wish to be able to contribute and help other talented young artists as well as you do!”

—Yelena Khaimova, Manhattan School of Music, Class of 2015, B.Mus. (Classical Violin). Works with wedding/luxury event planners as a classically trained electric violinist.


“To become a Hadar Scholar is to enter another world. This foundation creates a meaningful context for artists like me to have a community and to improve ourselves through a better education.”

—Yin Liu, Rhode Island School of Design, Class of 2016, B.Arch in Architecture. Summer Fellow at Shepley Bullfinch, Boston.


“The kindness that Richard and Mica have given me will never be forgotten. The Hadar Foundation gave me opportunities to study at renowned music schools with renowned violin teachers. This gift is so special because now I am able to give back to my community in Charleston, SC. I perform for people on a regular basis and I teach many students who are affected by music so positively. In my opinion, giving such an opportunity is a greatest gift ever. Not only did I get support to follow my dream, but now I can also use the knowledge that I acquired at the university/conservatory and make a difference in today’s society.”

—Yuriy Bekker, Indiana University, Class of 2003, B.Mus.; Indiana University, M.Mus., 2004; Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore, MD), Graduate Performer’s Diploma, 2006. Adjunct Faculty & Conductor, College of Charleston Orchestra. Concertmaster & Director of Chamber Orchestra, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Charleston, South Carolina.


“Thank you so much for everything that you have done for the arts and education. Many people forget about the arts or do not take the arts seriously anymore, so to have a foundation in support of the arts to help college students live out their dreams is truly amazing. You both are an inspiration to me and I hope to stay in contact many years after my journey. I am forever appreciative.”

—Zephrah Soto, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Class of 2016, BA in Recorded Music.
Songwriter, Producer, and Mixing Engineer, Zephrah Soto Music, New York City.


“I would just like to express great gratitude for you two being in my life. You have both had a bigger dream for not just yourselves, but for everyone around you. You have opened up my vision in life to grab the hand next to me and pull it up and tug it along when it needs a pull. I would like to thank you guys, with all my heart, for being that hand. I will never appreciate something as much as the opportunity that you have allotted me through the Richard and Mica Hadar Foundation.  I’m humbled by this program, which is a family that you have created with your dreams and aspirations.  I thank God that you two believe in dreams because that’s what I live for—the fulfillment of dreams and turning them into reality. Mica and Richard, you are golden, sweet-hearted and amazing people. You also have beautiful souls. It means the world to me that you saw something in me and invested in me and I will not let you down.  In fact, I will glorify our family to the people of the world I come across because with this program/family, miracles have and will forever happen! I would just like to extend to the Hadars how unbelievably exhilarated I am and overjoyed by what they have done and what they continue to do and that I’m privileged to be part of their program.”

—Anthony Holiday, Brookdale Community College, Class of 2015, Associate degree in Theater and Communications. Attending Atlantic Theater Company Acting School, New York City.


“I wouldn’t be who I am today if it wasn’t for the support and encouragement I received from your organization. Thank you for believing in me and my talents when you accepted me as a scholar in 1996.”

—Maggie Krasamutr, VFX Artist & Animator. NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Class of 2000, BFA in Film & Television, Specialization in Animation.


“I am so humbled and appreciative to receive your support through a scholarship as I continue my study with Stanford’s Ignite Program this summer.  It is hard to believe that it has been almost fifteen years since you were first so generous to me.  Your belief in me has made a tremendous difference in the person I have become and am becoming.  Your continued work with supporting the arts and young artists all through their careers is inspiring.  I look forward to making you proud and to hopefully becoming a mentor to future generations of artists, as you have been to me.”

—Adrianna Desier Durantt, Creative Strategist, ABLE Creative, Chicago.
Ithaca College, BFA in Design and Production (Stage and Film); New York University, MFA; Stanford University, Graduate School of Business.