A Global Village in the TEC

New students, when I say Regional Night, what do you think of? Saturday night blew those preconceived notions out of the water! Our first EMEA Regional Night brought together the European Business and Culture Club, the Middle East North Africa Club, and the African Business Clubs in an event full of delicious food, lively cultural […]

Regional Night Returns

Barely two weeks after a very successful Americas Regional Night, the Thunderbird community gathered together to experience the sequel, this time traveling (in mind) to the center of the map – Middle East, Europe and Africa. Gary Napadov and Djoudie Etoundi, as hosts for the night, invited Amy Scerra and Wynona Heim to talk briefly […]

An Afghan in Africa

By Ilaha (Eli) Omar ’12 My MBA experience is coming to a close, but the journey has barely begun. During my 19-month Global MBA program I traveled to Geneva, Beijing and Sao Paulo, but the long-awaited & final leg of my MBA experience was my auspicious visit to Mother Africa. Although I had previously visited […]

The equations of Africa’s Frontier Integration

Written by: Djoudie Etoundi The economic emergence of Africa has been so sudden that many observers still can’t quite wrap their heads around it. But you know something big is going on when the Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey publish almost simultaneously studies tracking the continent’s growth; or when Wal-Mart and the Carlyle Group announce […]

The Equation for Africa’s Frontier Integration

by: Djoudie Etoundi Essomba ’12 The economic emergence of Africa has been so sudden that many observers still can’t wrap their heads around it. But you know something big is going on when the Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey publish almost simultaneously studies tracking the continent’s growth; or when Wal-Mart and the Carlyle Group announce […]