Moderated by Richard Baker ’88, the CEO of NRDC Equity Partners and governor and executive chairman of the Hudson’s Bay Company, the discussion was hosted by Cornell’s Center for Real Estate and Finance (CREF) and Baker Program in Real Estate.
Through Shatterproof, the national organization that Gary Mendell ’79 founded to change how addiction is perceived, prevented, and treated, his son Brian is continuing to help others years after his death in 2011 at the age of 25.
The $6 million project was made possible by a $3 million gift in 2016 from Martin Tang and his two sisters, in response to a challenge grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies, a foundation created by Charles Feeney, SHA ’56.
With playful, self-deprecating humor and pithy lessons from his successful career, Will Guidara ’01, co-owner of Eleven Madison Park, a restaurant ranked among the best in the world, gave the keynote address at the 93rd Hotel Ezra Cornell.
Authored by alumnus David Desta, this in-depth editorial examines the landscape of the Ethiopian hospitality industry and proposes solutions by way of on-the-job academic coursework to help build up a reliable, qualified workforce within Ethiopia.