Fire and Inspiration: Native American Women’s Conference

On a cold Tuesday night, the wood started to burn, flames danced with the wind, and flashing airplanes echoed in the sky. We sat around the fire on a patio of a cliff, covered with a cozy blanket. Steven Darden, the story teller, opened the night with the history of Native Americans—the child’s first laugh, […]

What I Learned at the National Association of Women MBA Conference

At the National Association of Women MBA (NAWMBA) conference during October 19-21, women leaders from various industries and businesses gathered in one room to share best practices, industry trends, and stories of personal development and career exploration. I met Dianna Klein, who shared her prediction of the role of drones in business; Davina Linguist from […]

Calming the Chaos: TIAA Conference in NYC

By Lauren Herber, Editor-in-Chief Those of us that have had the pleasure of attending a class or lecture taught by Professor Denis Leclerc are likely familiar with the topic of “Leading in a VUCA World.” VUCA isn’t a particularly new term, but its meaning and implications are just as relevant today as they were when […]

Coffee Shops and Conference Calls

Coffee Shops and Conference Calls: How I keep breaking my own rules by Arian Shirakhoon, Guest Writer As an MBA student where many of my colleagues are international, conference calls are inevitable. Most of the time I practice proper call etiquette: mute my microphone when I’m not talking, put my headphones in, and sit in […]

Global Citizen Forum 2014

  Inspired by Thunderbird’s mission of educating global leaders who create sustainable prosperity worldwide, the 4th Annual Global Citizen Forum will give students, alumni, industry leaders, and professors an opportunity to engage in candid discussions about how for-profit companies are changing the face of global business. The focus of this year’s conference (and the 2 […]

TEDxYouth @ Thunderbird

TED Conferences are reflective of the place they originated in Silicon Valley, California.  In tune with innovation, committed to unorthodoxy and brimming with creativity, it is hard not to admire the mission TED has pursued.  Mohammed “AZ” Abu Zeinab, Thunderbird MBA candidate, is attempting to bring this passion to campus in the form of TEDxYouth.  […]

Project Management Brings in Success

Last Thursday, the Project Management Club sponsored the International Project Management talks during the Project Management Institute’s International Project Management week. Over 100 guests and students were welcomed at Thunderbird to as the evening began with a small Networking and Dinner social in the lobby of the Herberger building. As guests and students alike were […]

TFA hosts a video conference with Career Coach-Rod Colon

On Friday, the Thunderbird Finance Association held a video conference with one of the best Career Coaches of the country, Mr. Rod Colon. He is the CEO and founder of Empowering Today’s Professionals. Rod has appeared on Bronxnet “Open” cable TV show. He is also weekly co-host of syndicated radio show YOUR CAREER IS CALLING, […]

Harvard Africa Business Conference Share out

After a grueling end of module midterms last week and this one, ABC would like to bring some sunshine back to you days with a share-out of the experiences and lessons our members took away from attending the 14th annual Harvard Africa Business Conference in Boston last week. We had the opportunity to meet many […]