Starting this week, IE University will be celebrating the graduation of 3,000 students from 140 countries, future leaders with a global profile, entrepreneurial and innovative outlook, and committed to sustainability and the humanities. The graduation ceremonies for Bachelor (July 5-7) and Master programs (July 19-22) will be held at IE Tower, IE University's new technological and sustainable campus in Madrid.
Pablo Isla, Chairman of the International Advisory Board of IE University, will share with the graduates his strategic vision about the challenges and opportunities that they will face along their careers. Among the keynote speakers, executives from companies such as Ziad Al Murshed, CFO and Executive VP Strategy and Development of Saudi Aramco; Piero Ferrari, Vice President of Ferrari; Lucrecia Botín-Sanz de Sautuola, President of Morena Films; Veit Stutz, CEO, Allianz Spain; Joaquin Arenas, Country Executive and Head of Corporate & Investment Banking of Bank of America; and Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, Partner of Cuatrecasas, will share leadership and management lessons with a cohort graduates joining a world transformed by technology and artificial intelligence.
"We work every day to drive positive change through education, innovation and research."
Santiago Iñiguez de Onzoño, President of IE University
"We are proud to celebrate the graduation of students from all over the world who will undoubtedly become benchmarks in the business world for their responsible management, innovative vision and impact on society," said Santiago Iñiguez de Onzoño, President of IE University.
This year IE University is celebrating The Next 50, an initiative that looks to the future, understanding the challenges we will face in the coming decades in education, technology, global governance and sustainability, among other fields, and preparing us for the challenges that will mark our lives and the new world of work.
As part of 'The Next 50', IE University's major annual events, graduation ceremonies, along with South Summit, the Segovia Hay Festival and Reinventing Higher Education will explore the challenges facing society. IE Insights, IE University's knowledge hub, has launched '50 Ideas to Shape the Future', a series of articles and videos featuring the work of international figures to help us understand what our planet will be like in 2073, how education will change, which topics will be the focus of academic research, how business management will be redrawn, the priorities of global governance, the challenges of sustainability, diversity management, economic, political and social challenges, the rise of technology and the AI revolution, among others.