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Learning to Try in a Trying Year
Reflecting on the sun setting on my time here at Fuqua, I share the speech I delivered to my peers at the MBA Association Academy Awards event.
Why You Should Pursue Your Passion in Business School
I have become the unofficial headshot photographer for Fuqua. This journey has been one of the most fulfilling experiences I have had during my MBA.
The Fuqua Community Supported My Consulting Project
Aruna is an impact-driven brand that creates lifelong freedom for victims of human trafficking through employment.
An Innovative Experience in Fuqua’s New Entrepreneurial Mindset and Action Course
One course that stood out to me during my Summer Term experience last year was Entrepreneurial Mindset and Action. It was a new course, debuted to our Class 2022, to stimulate us to develop entrepreneurial perspectives and skills through experiential learning activities.
How Learning to Lean on My Fuqua Community Made Me A Better Leader
It was Fuqua that helped me mature. I feel not only prepared but excited for the next chapter.
My Experience with D&I at Fuqua and in the Corporate World
Reflecting on my background helped to enable me up for my personal mission in Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). My first opportunity in D&I came in the form of supporting our recruiting team by going back to Temple, my undergraduate alma mater, to identify candidates to join the company.
The Rewards and Challenges of Leadership Positions at Fuqua
In some of my first interactions, I could see the many possibilities for students to be leaders within the Fuqua community and to make a difference for their peers and the broader community. Taking the responsibility of being a leader at Fuqua is essential to maintaining the community which we love so much.
The Fuqua Community is Genuine
I began my business school search broadly, looking for a program that stood out. I had little doubt about making close friends in a tight-knit community. But could that collaborative, team-first mentality really make a difference when it counted?
How My Multi-Cultural Background Prepared Me to Attend Fuqua
Before embarking on business school and then the business world, I was terrified. I soon discovered there were nice people who genuinely cared and wanted a better world too.
Experimenting in Entrepreneurship at Fuqua
I decided to use my two years in business school to learn more about what it's like to work with smaller companies—especially startups—and try my hand as a founder, experimenting in entrepreneurship. Fuqua has turned out to be the perfect place to do this.