AACSB Influential Leaders

Graduates of AACSB-Accredited Business Schools Combine Business Leadership With Passion and Purpose

Each day, graduates of AACSB-accredited schools are creating lasting impact in their communities, industries, and around the world. The annual Influential Leaders initiative recognizes these graduates and the business schools that prepared them. Read more to learn how each honoree represents the business education—and business community’s—past, present, and promising future. To view an entire class, click View More at the bottom right.

Honoree companies and titles are accurate as of the time of recognition.

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Hanadi  Al Thani

Founder and Chairperson, Amwal

Honoree Year: 2018

Alma Mater:

Qatar University

College of Business and Economics


Area of Impact: Mentorship or Leadership

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Lewis  Bowen

Managing Director, AIR

Honoree Year: 2018

Alma Mater:

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Business School

United Kingdom

Area of Impact: Energy

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Stacey  Brewer

CEO and Co-Founder, SPARK Schools

Honoree Year: 2018

Alma Mater:

University of Pretoria

Gordon Institute of Business Science

South Africa

Area of Impact: Education or Academe

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Carlos  Carrazana

Executive VP and CEO, Save the Children

Honoree Year: 2018

Alma Mater:

American University

Kogod School of Business

United States

Area of Impact: Community or Social Impact

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