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.
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.
My Fuqua MBA Provided Me with the Courage to Support Women’s Health in India
Although it feels like ages since I completed my MBA at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, that experience has never truly left me. It has shaped who I am, who I look up to and who I aspire to be.
How Learning to Lean on My Fuqua Community Made Me A Better Leader
The most challenging aspect of my leadership experience was last summer when I felt like I could barely balance life personally and professionally. The first wave of COVID-19 hit, classes were now virtual, my internship had been shortened, and I was grappling with how to build an inclusive community through it all.
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 Fuqua community which we love so much.
Unexpected Leadership Gains in the Context of COVID-19
In February, I started to consider taking on a leadership role at Fuqua during the second year of my MBA to be able to give back to a community that had given me so much up to that point.