Tag Archives: Global Business

Consequential Leadership Teams Embody Fuqua’s Diversity

Did you know that about 40% of Fuqua’s Class of 2015 (440 students) are international? I think this probably makes Fuqua one of the most diverse business schools in the U.S. That my friends, is an accomplishment I’m proud to … Continue reading

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go … With your MBA Classmates

Looking back on my MBA, the word “journey” is appropriate for describing the last two years. There has been a lot of travel — some of it transcendental and much of it physical. During my second year alone, I traveled … Continue reading

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Gaining New Perspectives at TEDxDuke

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A couple months ago, I had the awesome opportunity to attend a TEDx event – TEDxDuke! Having watched numerous TED talks online during the last couple of years, I really wanted to attend a TED event. I just didn’t think one … Continue reading

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Africa Makes an Impact

During spring break, I spent 2 weeks in South Africa with 38 classmates. Our trip was part of the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum, which is a 6-credit course. We went to South Africa to meet our clients and fulfill the … Continue reading

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Gaining Insight on Business in India

If you follow this blog regularly, you have probably read about some of the recent events that the student body has organized, including Fuqua Idol, Dancing with the Faculty, etc. It’s difficult to be a student at Fuqua and not … Continue reading

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Study Abroad in Africa – The Academic Experience

In my previous post, I spoke briefly about studying abroad in Cape Town, and I’d like to describe the academic experience in more detail … because despite all the travel and fun my group had during our time in Africa … Continue reading

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Lessons from Latin America

What an AMAZING trip! I recently got back from my first trip to South America. During spring break, I went there with 25 of my classmates as part of the Global Academic Travel Experience program, or GATE. It was the … Continue reading

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A Truly Global Consulting Experience

At Fuqua we have many options when it comes to spring break. Many of my peers embarked on journeys to tropical climates. There was also a ski trip — dozens of MBAs descended upon unsuspecting Park City, Utah, for 6 … Continue reading

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Three Months Abroad

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I just returned from 3 months abroad. I did an exchange program at the University of Cape Town, in South Africa. At first I was very apprehensive about missing the first spring term, especially since the two-year MBA really does … Continue reading

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Organizing Fuqua’s First Global Week

Now that I’m just a few weeks away from graduation, I’m thinking about the experiences I have had during this amazing MBA adventure. In less than 2 years I moved to a different country (from Bogotá, Colombia), started a challenging … Continue reading

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