Alumni of the Lauder Institute have gone on to work for renowned financial and consulting powerhouses, tech firms, and pharmaceutical giants, and they have started more than 100 ventures of their own. But the companies they work for are only part of the story.
Lauder alumni are business leaders who put people first. Now an investment banker, one Lauder graduate is helping national governments around the world restructure and overcome their debt. A Peace Corps executive is making sure the organization keeps up with the modern business world. A labor innovator is linking blue-collar workers with available jobs in Brazil, and a conscious corporate leader is bringing sustainability into focus in the chemical manufacturing industry.
It is no surprise, then, that Lauder alumni are uncommonly devoted to other members of the Lauder alumni network. This web of connections is built on the friendships forged in our tight-knit campus community. Our alumni care about one another. So they share a lifelong commitment to the Lauder Institute.
On and off campus, the Lauder’s 1,900 alumni – many of whom are CEOs, presidents, partners, business owners, community leaders, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs – are extraordinarily loyal. Their active support for the Lauder community shows in the many ways in which they serve current students and the Institute as a whole.
Alumni serve current students and fellow alumni by meeting with students on campus or videoconferencing with students from sites around the world as part of career advising program; traveling on student immersions; mentoring current students through the Lauder Global Fellows program; participating in a global network of current students and fellow alumni; and giving to the Lauder Institute.
They give back to the Institute by taking leadership and other volunteer roles with the Lauder Institute Alumni Association (LIAA) and accepting the call to serve as Lauder Class Captains and members on the Lauder Advisory Council (LAC) and Board of Governors.
From day one, Lauderites join a lifelong community of people who inspire and uplift each other. An investment in the Lauder Institute is an investment in this powerful network that is committed to improving the world through business.
“Once you’ve been to the Lauder Institute, you’re connected to us and we’re connected to you for life.”
Leonard A. Lauder, Co-founder and Governor, The Lauder Institute Chairman Emeritus, The Estée Lauder Companies