Stepping Outside the Comfort Zone: An Internship with Hilti

By Arci Garcia, Guest Writer The summer of 2019 was full of unforgettable experiences, which I owe to my time spent interning with Hilti North America. With corporate offices in both Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Plano, Texas, Hilti has quickly become a powerhouse in the construction tool industry. Hilti was founded in 1941 in Schaan, Liechtenstein, […]

The Girls of Revolution Street: Who Are They?

By Shahin Bahrami, Guest writer December 27th, 2017: Tehran is cold — winter is coming, and Iran is getting ready to embrace it. Revolution Street (خیابان انقلاب), one of the oldest and busiest streets in the heart of the city, is witnessing a young Iranian woman standing on top of a utility box on the […]

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 […]

The F Word: Your Guide to Third Wave Feminism

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor Last semester, I was practicing a presentation with a partner in the seemingly empty Tower room. Our presentation was about feminism and the effect that globalization has had on the feminist movement. Near the end of our presentation, a Thunderbird student appeared from around the corner and approached us, admonishing us […]

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 […]

Breakfast with GE Recruiters

MBA Women International Club organized a breakfast with a few of the Thunderbird alumni who were here to recruit students for Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP). They gave information about the program and walked us through the recruitment process. The alumni were all very excited to be back in campus even if it was just […]

The Weekly Substandard: Birth Control Done Wrong

Jill: All right Jack, I found us a rather serious topic this week: pregnancy and birth control. Canadian drug manufacturer Apotex has issued a recall over a batch of 50,000 generic birth control pills that may contain two weeks of the sugar placebo pills, instead of the normal one-week supply of placebos. Apotex has contacted […]

Thunderbird Ladies Gathering

By Jessica Macias Bochatay’13 In the evening of Friday, 12th October 2012, 30 female Thunderbird students came together to celebrate what’s great about being a woman. Elegantly dressed, the ladies took this opportunity to meet with other ladies they had not yet met, while others were happy to catch up with good old friends. Home-made […]