TEM LAB in Tanzania

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer All Photos courtesy of Neha Bandekar Last week, we welcomed home some traveling T-Birds who had embarked on challenging business adventures in Romania, Senegal, and Tanzania. The Tem Lab teams all represented Thunderbird with the vigor, enthusiasm, and professionalism that makes this institution a globally notable brand. I caught up […]

Curious About Cuba?

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in-Chief Here’s a quick one. With relations between Cuba and America normalizing, and the island nation in the early stages of a dramatic economic transition, it is quickly becoming one of the most exciting emerging markets in the world. Exec Ed student David Roman recently took a trip to Havana and came […]

Alumni Advice: Take the Road Less Traveled By

By Felipe P. Martinez, ’03 Dear Thunderbird Students, I truly hope you are enjoying the summer in Glendale, although it’s likely that you’re already too busy with work to enjoy the weather, so I do appreciate and thank you for reading this. Over the years I have met many Tbirds, and the ones I find […]

Global Private Equity Industry

By Makarand Gawade, Staff Writer  In the last module I took a class of Global Private Equity by Professor Gary Gibbons. I must say, this was an excellent course and I began to understand the multiple dimensions of the realm of private equity (PE). I believe this is a very interesting space and a lucrative […]

TEMBA Bazaar Fall ’15

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Twinkling lights and tables adorned with photos of past TEM Lab teams revived the “old pub” for an evening of catching up over dinner and giving students an opportunity to participate in learning activities at the culture clubs’ tables. The Thunderbird Emerging Markets Business Association (TEMBA) bazaar, which is held each trimester, concluded […]

Emerging Markets Bazaar

Thunderbird Emerging Markets Business Association (TEMBA) organized an Emerging Bazaar on Thursday April 24th. It was an informational event with teams from different countries of the world showcasing the ‘attractiveness’ of their market. Few clubs had an extensive research document about the market condition in their country while few others had excellent speakers describing the […]

The Winterim’s Tale (Act I)

Every winter break sees T-birds flitting off to different corners of the world, hoping to enrich their minds (and add to their visa collection) on a unique adventure known as the Winterim. So if you think you missed out, take a short trip with these students… Rena James, ’14 Winterim: Big Emerging Market, India Places/companies visited […]

Thunderbird hosts Global Private Equity Conference

The Thunderbird Private equity center (TPEC) will be hosting the 8th annual  Global Private Equity Conference on campus next week. This conference will be focused on the various opportunities arising in emerging markets. Current trends in the market places especially the BRIC nations will be one of the prime areas of discussion. “As private equity fund managers […]