Unveiling Syrian Refugee Camps

By Maddie Handler, Guest Writer When I first arrived in Jordan, all I really knew was that I wanted to learn about human development and helping people effectively so that it really causes an impact. I wanted to meet real people who wake up every day knowing that their job is making someone else’s life […]

Solving Environmental and Development Issues Through Technology

By Bryce Bower, Editor-in-Chief In remote villages, where children and adults alike suffer from anemia (lack of iron in the bloodstream), the trick was to find a waste-free solution to dietary supplements. Small plastic packages filled with minerals are often used as a remedy, but this leaves a bunch of trash that doesn’t degrade. Instead, […]

Become a Leadapreneur

By Jessica Macias My name is Jessica Macias and I graduated from Thunderbird in May 2013. I’ve always pursued the entrepreneurial path, and after my MBA graduation, my path did not differ. I went on to expand my London-based business, Adepicos Ltd., to South East Asia with my partner. Adepicos is a leadership transformation consultancy […]

Empowering the Businesswoman

By Laura Berman On Monday, October 28, the MBA Women’s International Club at Thunderbird sponsored a viewing party to watch a live stream of a presentation by Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook, about her organization, Lean In.  Lean In is a global community dedicated to supporting women leaning in to their ambitions.  Sandberg wrote […]

TEDx No Longer for November, but Next Tri Something to Remember

By Mohamad Abou Zeinab For those who know or didn’t know, Thunderbird was going to have its very first TEDx event this November. Unfortunately, this is no longer the case. Our volunteer team of event curators have been working in close partnership with the school in organizing and hosting TEDxYouth@Thunderbird. TED headquarters had not responded with […]

Faculty Column: Does Your Project Have a Solid “Why”?

By Professor Karen Brown The ideas in this article are drawn from: Brown, Hyer, and Ettenson, “The Question Every Project Team Must Answer,” MIT Sloan Management Review, Fall 2013. Have you ever been involved in a project that didn’t have a compelling reason driving it into existence? A raison d’être? If you have worked on […]

NSHMBA Career Fair

The National Society for Hispanic MBAs organized a career fair at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. To more than 100 stalls, MBA students from more than 55 b-schools walking in business suits and recruits hunting for their best fits–this summarize the NSHMBA career fair. The first years were looking for […]

India as an emerging market

TEM club organized a meeting for its members with Prof. Kannan Ramaswamy and an alumnus from May 2014 batch, Rahul Garg, who is currently working for Target Corporation, to discuss about India as an emerging market. Inspired by the winterim in India with Prof. Dash, Rahul did his internship in Bharti Walmart. Brought up in […]

Former President of NKK Switches Speaks to T-Birds

On Thursday, Ms. Kiyoko Toyama was an invited speaker of the Japan Club, and spoke to Thunderbird Students about her experience working for NKK Switches in Scottsdale, Arizona, a subsidiary of a Japanese firm of the same name. Ms. Toyama’s story is an interesting one, growing up in Japan and eventually moving to the United […]