Student Club Profile: Women International

By, Alina Buzgar Women make up approximately 30% of the student body at Thunderbird, and there are only 14 female CEOs running the country’s largest 500 publicly traded companies. 2.8% isn’t good enough.   In 2014, the head of the IMF, the chancellor of Germany, and the chair of the US Federal Reserve are women. […]

Update 11/17

Greetings T-birds! I am sorry to start this week’s update on such a serious note, but on behalf of Thunderbird administration, I want to take a moment to express our sympathy and concern for the Filipino citizens impacted by Typhoon Haiyan. It’s an unspeakable tragedy and so many are still suffering. Our wonderful students, in […]

What is an Athena woman?

By Tiffany Law How would the world be different if women made up half the world’s leaders? It’s a discussion worth having, especially after the women in the US Senate demonstrated their ability to collaborate and get things moving when our government was shut down. Recently, when attending an ATHENA award luncheon, I sat next to […]

Update 11/08

Happy Friday, T-birds! I hope you have had a great week! I know there have been many interviews and fly-backs happening – very exciting! A special hello to our Working Professional students who are copied on this week’s update. You are included this week because we wanted to make sure you received the information about […]

Update 11/1

Hello T-Birds! I hope that your studies are going extremely well but that you managed to find time to enjoy a fun Halloween! I am always impressed by the way our students balance the rigor of their coursework, the importance of their career search, and the value of fun and friendship. Thunderbird students are the […]

Got mentored?

By Kelly Tiller, ’14 The Women’s International Club on campus hosted a phenomenal event this past Tuesday. At the Mentee Orientation Luncheon, they welcomed 22 new Mentees to the Thunderbird Women’s Mentor Program. Since its inception in Fall 2012, the Women’s Mentor Program has exploded in popularity. With only 4 Mentees in the first cohort, […]

BYOLunch with MBAWI: Internships!

By Christine Moore, President, MBA Women International Club The MBA Women International Club held their weekly BYOLunch informal chit-chats with Thunderbird women. On Tuesday, October 1st, the theme was Internships. Women who had completed summer internships this past summer shared their stories on how to obtain an internship, their roles while at the company, and […]

Update 10/4

Hello T-birds! We come to the end of another busy and exciting week at Thunderbird. We had many important friends here on campus this past week including distinguished alumni, the Thunderbird Global Council (TGC) and our Board of Trustees. Many of you interacted with a number of these people over the past few days and […]

Update 9/27

Hello T-birds! Have you noticed that the weather is getting nicer? For those of you who are new to Arizona, you have almost survived your first Arizona summer. Starting very soon, you’ll understand why people like to live here – our winters are truly lovely. On a much more serious note, I wanted to take […]

Update 9/13/13

I hope you’ve had a great week, are enjoying your classes and getting to know your amazing new classmates. You are such a great group of students! Here is what you’ll find in this week’s action-packed update: Student Town Hall, Tuesday, September 17th, 1:00 pm: Don’t forget to join President Penley and other members of […]