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Embracing Diversity Virtually with the First Ever Online Global Week
Global Week is an event celebrating Fuqua’s international diversity and inclusivity, and typically it’s a great opportunity for Fuqua students to showcase their home cultures and interact with alumni with international backgrounds.
Case Competitions Helped Me Explore the Tech Industry
Companies from different industries come to Fuqua’s campus with fascinating challenges, so I was very intentional when handpicking just a few of them to participate in, focusing on gaining exposure to industries I was genuinely interested in.
My Experience in Fuqua’s Accelerated MBA Program
The new Accelerated MBA allows qualified students to apply for and complete an MBA in a year, building on top of their first master’s degree. This past academic year, Fuqua enrolled its first AMBA class, myself included.
How Fuqua Taught Me to Lead with Authenticity and Grace
One of the great opportunities we have at Fuqua is to learn from leaders across a multitude of industries. This exposure is, simply put, invaluable.
Helping an Asset Manager Tackle Climate Change as a CASE i3 Fellow
I came to business school to learn how to make the business case for taking action on climate change, and my time as a CASE i3 Fellow offered a remarkable opportunity to apply what I’d learned to the real world.
Defining Decency Quotient, “DQ” at Fuqua
As part of the Gender Equity Working Group, a student group committed to systemically reducing gender inequity at Fuqua and beyond, we took on the challenge of defining "DQ."
What I Learned in a New Class About Purpose in Business
Fuqua changed up some of its core curriculum by adding a class called, “Business and Common Purpose,” bringing faculty from different areas of expertise together, so students could learn from varying perspectives.
Gaining Exposure to the Tech Industry While Developing Client-Facing Skills
The Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum (FCCP), was the perfect opportunity to learn more about the tech industry and a great way to build onto my existing skillset.
Celebrating Failure by Sharing it Out Loud
Throughout the application process, I questioned my abilities, so I decided to create a podcast called, Failing Forward.
Learning from My Remote Internship at Microsoft
Before coming to business school, I worked in the largest bank in Brazil. Choosing to enroll at the Fuqua School of Business, my goals were to achieve hands-on experience at a company where tech was the core business.