“Tell Your Story” is a regular series that features one of our Booth community members. In his or her own words, the contributor details their path to Booth and other interesting personal highlights.
Where are you originally from? And what did you do prior to Booth?
Continue reading Tell Your Story: Yiran Huang
I grew up in Henan Province, China. Prior to Booth, I was a product developer and manager at UBS Asset Management in Hong Kong. I led cross-functional projects to develop fund products, generated new product ideas, and researched the asset management landscape in China.
At the beginning of October, over 27,000 women in technology convened in Orlando, Florida to attend the four-day Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) Conference — the world’s largest gathering for female technologists. The chance to conduct informational interviews with leading tech firms, attend private receptions with conference members, and network with other students in this space was too good of an opportunity for me to pass up. I had learned that the organization offered scholarships for graduate students (women and men), women of color, and faculty. A sponsored ticket from Anita B. Org’s Diversity and Inclusion Team made it possible for me to attend.
Continue reading Women in Tech: Grace Hopper Celebration
I was born in New York City but mostly raised in Wellesley, Massachusetts (which led to a very tumultuous adolescence as a Yankees fan living in Red Sox territory as the Sox were ascending to greatness). Prior to Booth, I spent two years each in Seattle and San Francisco, so after experiencing life on both coasts, I decided I would be remiss if I didn’t also explore the middle of the US. Despite the lack of saltwater coastline, I’ve loved running along the extensive lakefront of Lake Michigan (the view of the skyline from Adler Planetarium is my favorite spot in Chicago).
Continue reading Get to Know Kate Nimmo
In our final post of our #herboothexperience series, we share a tribute to 1Y women. We wanted to highlight 5 who have already made significant contributions to the community and come from a variety of backgrounds.
Continue reading 1Y Women of Booth
There are many ways Booth students interact with alumni
throughout our MBA experience. Starting at Booth 20/20, a full day of alumni
interaction during Orientation, to one-on-one networking, to Booth-sponsored
talks, we have the opportunity to see alumni in many different capacities and to
hear about their experiences at Booth and beyond. For this installment of the
Women at Booth series, I decided to feature one of Booth’s most distinguished
alumnae. She has paved her own way forward in the field of Marketing—Deanie
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