Berkeley Haas’ Affinity and Interest groups support the school by creating community, content and events for alumni with a shared interest such as industry, or by identity. They work in partnership with the Haas School to champion and amplify the school’s mission, priorities and goals.

Interested in forming an affinity or interest group? Refer to our Affinity and Interest Group Guidelines to learn more information and see how the Alumni Relations Office supports its groups.

Berkeley Angel Network

The Berkeley Angel Network is a group of angel investors who are alumni, faculty and former faculty of UC Berkeley. The mission of the Berkeley Angel Network is to build an angel investor community among the alumni and faculty of UC Berkeley, and to improve the collective skills and knowledge of this angel investor community through activities related to angel investing.

George Willman, FTMBA 93, Co-President
Cathy Chiu, FTMBA 86, Co-President

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Berkeley Haas Alumni Network Cryptoeconomics Interest Group

The group shares a common interest in decentralized systems, underlying technologies, their social impact and practical applications. Members are focused on meaningful conversations and collaboration via our hosted events around cryptoeconomy foundations and the latest innovations in blockchain and cryptocurrency, with the goal to build a broader knowledge within our BHAN community.

Zhanara Amans, FTMBA 02
Coco Kee, Haas FTMBA 02

Berkeley Real Estate Alumni Association (BREAA)

BREAA is the official real estate alumni association of the University of California, Berkeley. We are committed to developing a diverse community and providing students and graduates with opportunities to serve, learn, connect, and innovate in the built environment.

Briana Harney, EWMBA 15

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The BC/EMBA chapter members are graduates of the Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA Program, or the Berkeley Haas Executive MBA program. The chapter aims to improve and publicize the standing of the Haas School Executive MBA program globally, and to link graduates and the various constituencies of the Haas School Community in positive and productive ways while providing superior opportunities for personal and professional growth through a lifetime connection to Haas and to one another.

Anita Ratnathicam, EMBA 16,

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Women in Leadership

The Women in Leadership Alumnae (WILA) is a worldwide network of Berkeley Haas alumnae committed to fostering a community that celebrates and amplifies the power of bringing women together. Our mission is to create a space for women to have authentic and compassionate exchanges on topics aligned with their professional and personal journey, that is anchored by women finding strength, support and inspiration in one another.

Tricia Tran, BS 99,
Abha Bhagat, EWMBA 10,

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Interest & Affinity Groups on Virtual Platforms

Our interest and affinity groups on Linkedin and other virtual platforms are one of the best ways to stay in touch with thousands of your fellow alumni. With groups ranging from industry, interest, region or identity, these channels help connect alumni and students with a range of shared interests.

Through our virtual groups, you can:

  • Leverage the power of the Haas Network to connect with Haas alumni across all programs.
  • Get updates about the Haas School, and alumni alike.
  • Learn about events that are of interest to you.
  • Hear about new job opportunities available or post any jobs you may have to share

Berkeley Haas on Linkedin

*If you’d like to join any of our interest or affinity group channels on slack, you must sign up to join our Alumni Slack Workspace. We have listed the channels only.