Duke Daytime MBA Student Blog
Empowering Low-Income, First-Generation College Students at Fuqua
My identities made me the person I am but also came with unique barriers to pursuing my MBA journey, whether mental, emotional, or financial.
Why I Decided I Needed to Learn to Speak the Language of Business
The languages I speak, as well as my reflections on home and borders, is what led me to pursue an MBA at Fuqua.
The Duke MBA Marketing Club: More Than Just Professional Advice
At Fuqua, there's no shortage of avenues for support when it comes to academics, career, and new opportunities to stretch yourself. The Duke MBA Marketing Club is a great example.
Startups, Venture Capital, and Entrepreneurship—Helping Build a Wide Variety of Business Skills
Within Fuqua’s Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Club, we are focused on so much more than just that stereotypical tech entrepreneur (though we have some of those, too).
My Journey in Investment Banking Recruiting
I was curious but not sure about pursuing investment banking, until arriving at Fuqua.
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.
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.
Design Thinking Beyond Fuqua: 3 Takeaways from IDEO’s CoLab Makeathon
Serving on the cabinet of the Design & Innovation Club is one of my favorite extra-curricular activities at Fuqua. Guiding my classmates through design thinking workshops is extremely rewarding, and has given me the chance to hone my own design skills as well
Latin American Student Association Provides Valuable Support
Coming from Brazil, I quickly learned that the cultural difference between my home country and the U.S. is greater than I had ever realized. Having support from fellow Latin American students has helped me make the best of my experience