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The Intersection Podcast

Tune in to The Intersection, a podcast created by the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business.

Join us as we talk with Scheller MBA students and alumni, faculty, entrepreneurs, and other experts to gain insights into what it means to lead innovation in a tech-driven world.

We tackle topics ranging from personal stories and career insights, to cutting edge faculty research and current trends in tech and business.

Who should tune in? Anyone interested in the impact of innovation and technology on today's business world. Community members, prospective and current students, alumni, faculty, staff, and parents alike will walk away with something new.


 

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Meet Arush Lal: Global Health Consultant, Gender Equity Advocate, and Scheller Undergrad Alum

Join us for a conversation with Arush Lal, an honoree in the inaugural Georgia Tech Alumni Association 40 Under 40 list.

From a young age, Arush Lal learned a tough lesson: Illness is universal, but healthcare resources and support are not. With one of the largest global health challenges upon us, Arush Lal’s experience in global health policy and pandemic preparedness (including with Ebola and Zika) has proved critical to Covid-19 response efforts. Arush works at the WHO Americas Office where he supports Covid-19 efforts by procuring test kits and preventing stockouts of essential medicines and public health supplies worldwide. He’s worked across government and non-government organizations including the U.S. HHS Office for Global Affairs in the Pandemic and Emerging Threats division, IntraHealth International, and the Task Force for Global Health. In addition, he was appointed the youngest member on the board of directors for Women in Global Health.

Learn about Arush’s background, what drew him to his career in public health, lessons to learn from the Covid-19 pandemic, and the future of his work.

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Meet Anik Khan: Scheller Alum and FinTech Entrepreneur

Meet Anik Khan. Anik is a Georgia Tech Scheller undergrad alum in finance and economics, and he’s also the co-founder and CEO of MaxRewards, Inc., a Techstars-backed financial technology company that empowers consumers to make smarter financial decisions. Learn about Anik’s journey, from his childhood as part of a first generation immigrant family, to starting a web design and development firm at 14 years old, attending Georgia Tech, becoming an Accenture consultant, and eventually building MaxRewards.

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Dean Maryam Alavi Discusses Tech, Higher Ed, and the Future of Work

Meet Dean Maryam Alavi of the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, as she discusses her background, the role of tech and digital disruption at work, and the role Scheller plays in shaping the workforce of the future.

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Undergrads James, Priyesh, and Nevi talk diversity at Scheller, workplace – The Intersection Podcast

In this episode of the Intersection podcast series, listen as James Ni, Priyesh Shah, and Nevi Shah talk about what diversity means to them and the importance it plays in creating healthy organizations and relationships in the workplace and at Scheller.

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Undergrads Travis King and Sam Medinger talk internships at Atlanta corporations - The Intersection

On this episode of The Intersection, we sat down with Travis King and Sam Medinger to talk about their internships with big Atlanta corporations last summer. Sam spent the summer on the Leverage Finance team with SunTrust Robinson Humphry and Travis worked for Delta Airlines on the One Delta team.

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Undergrad Corporate Internships - The Intersection Podcast at Scheller

On this episode of The Intersection we sat down with Darby Foster, Rachel Luckcuck, and Matt Webster to talk about their internships with some large corporations. All three of our guests worked in the IT space with these companies and are part of the Denning Technology and Management (T&M) Program at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business.

If you want to be like any of our superstar guests, heed some of the advice they imparted: work hard early on in your college career and take advantage of all of the resources available to you. We had a wonderful time chatting with these three undergraduate students and are excited to see what their future holds.

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The Intersection - Undergrad Finance Internships

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to intern at one of the most prestigious financial institutions in the world? Listen as three Scheller College of Business undergraduate students talk about their summer internships with Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, and Point72.

In this edition of The Intersection, we sat down with undergraduate students Naomi O’Halloran, (Goldman Sachs), Irfan Parvini (Point72), and Shane Phillipps (Credit Suisse) to hear what they learned in the world of accounting and finance.