Faces of Impact
A Day-In-The-Life of Cristina Dow, Georgia Tech Evening MBA Student And Engineer At Stryker
Cristina Dow, Evening MBA ’25 and engineer at Stryker, shares a day in her life, including how she manages work and school by making connections between what she is learning in the Scheller classroom in the evenings with her day job at Stryker.
At the Intersection of Business and Healthcare: Professor Bill Todd Helps Students Find Their Path
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Professor of the Practice Bill Todd offers courses and a practicum in healthcare that provide students with the knowledge and experience to fuel a rewarding career at the intersection of business and healthcare.
Meet the Alumni of TI:GER: An Interview with Carlisle Withers, MBA '22 and Business Program Manager at Microsoft
MBA alumna Carlisle Withers talks about her experiences in the TI:GER program and how it helped her develop a customer-centric mindset and prepare for her role as a business program manager at Microsoft.
In the Business of Transformation: Four Stories of Women and Their MBA Career Journeys
The successful career journeys of four Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business MBA alumnae began with a desire for growth. Discover how they found their way to the jobs they always wanted with the support of the Jones MBA Career Center team and the Scheller community.
Scheller Lunchtime Live: “I Can Get Away with Anything": A Conversation About Impunity at Work, featuring Katie Badura
Katie Badura, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Scheller College of Business, discusses where impunity comes from and its implications for the workplace.
Meet the Women of Scheller: The Making of We Are Rosie Founder Stephanie Nadi Olson
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business alumna Stephanie Nadi Olson talks about her years of success at some of the world’s biggest advertising and tech companies and what that means as she works to build We Are Rosie, the first fully flexible talent solution for marketing and advertising.
After Social Distancing, Scheller MBA Students’ First In-Person Case Competition Is Even Sweeter
As social distancing restrictions began to ease in early 2022, students again had opportunities to participate in case competitions to try their academic knowledge against real-world scenarios. Scheller College MBA students jumped at the chance to participate in the 2022 Race and Case Competition at the University of Denver Daniels College of Business and Breckenridge Ski Resort, where their skill on the slopes was part of the scoring.
#SchellerAbroad: Scheller MBA Students Travel to Dubai for Sustainability-Focused Practicum
The Georgia Tech Scheller MBA International Practicum is a semester-long elective designed to give students on-the-ground international consulting experience, and a greater ability to define, analyze, and solve international business problems. Georgia Tech Scheller Full-time and Evening MBA students reflect on their culminating trip in Dubai.
Alumna Profile: For Unwanna Etuk, Sustainability is a (Literal) Journey
Marching band enthusiasts, rejoice! Unwanna Etuk (pronounced oo-WAH-nuh, EH-tʊk) (BS INTA ’19), partnership coordinator and research analyst at The Ray, credits band with kicking off her sustainability journey. In this latest installment in our series of profiles on sustainability leaders among Georgia Tech alumni, discover how Unwanna translated the leadership skills acquired as a drum major into an early career in sustainability-focused roles.
A Journey at the Intersection of Business, Technology, and Leadership: An Interview With Dean Maryam Alavi
In honor of Women’s History Month, Georgia Tech Scheller MBA student Nammu Kumar interviewed Dean Maryam Alavi to learn about her journey as a leader in business and technology and the lessons she has learned along the way.
Scheller Lunchtime Live: The Global Politics of Technology, Featuring Diane Alleva Cáceres
In this Lunchtime Live session, Dr. Diane Alleva Cáceres will discuss the science, technology, and innovation strategies that countries are pursuing and why they are important to support long-term economic growth.
Scheller Lunchtime Live: Serving on a Non-Profit Board: What You Need to Know, Featuring Dori Pap
In this Scheller Lunchtime Live session, Dori Pap, Managing Director of the Institute for Leadership and Social Impact at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, covers the basics of boards and board service, including requirements, responsibilities, types of boards, how to get started, and more.
Scheller Lunchtime Live: Four Things I’ve Learned as a Leader at Chick-fil-A, Featuring Scheller MBA Alumna Amy Rich
In this Lunchtime Live session, Chick-fil-A Area Director of the Southeast Region, Field Operations, and MBA class of 2012 alumna Amy Rich discusses four leadership lessons she has learned in her 16-year career at Chick-fil-A.
Leaving Her Footprint: Aparna Sharma Reflects on Her Executive MBA Experience
Georgia Tech Scheller Executive MBA student Aparna Sharma shares the lessons she has learned from her EMBA journey, her experience on the international residency trip to Dubai, and how the program has shaped her as a professional.
“Take, Make, Waste” No More: How Katherine Huded (MBA ’20) Is Realizing Her Vision for a Circular Economy
Our alumna profile spotlights Katherine Huded, director of Circular Ventures at The Recycling Partnership. Katherine shares how she made the transition from communications maven to circular economy expert and offers advice for those looking to get “a seat at the table” when companies are setting their sustainability strategy.
Why I Give Back to Scheller: Reconnecting with MBA Alumna Jasmine Howard
Class of 2020 MBA alumna Jasmine Howard shares her story around transitioning from MBA to full-time employee during the Covid-19 pandemic, how she remains connected to the Scheller community, and the importance of giving back.
Building Confidence through Camping: A Look Back on the Women in Business Retreat
When the pandemic hit, Amanda Grupp took to the Appalachian Trail in Georgia. In Spring 2021, she shared her passion for hiking and camping with peers in the Women in Business student group. In this blog, discover how the outdoor retreat helped Amanda and her fellow MBA students develop leadership skills.
How a Passion for Problem Solving Put Two Women on the Path to Business Analytics Success: An Interview with Rachel Wiseley and June Sloan, Two Top Business Analytics Scheller Graduates
Rachel Wiseley and June Sloan discuss the choices that led to Scheller, Slalom, and business analytics succcess.
Striving for Diversity in Innovation and Business
Amanda Grupp is a Full-time MBA Candidate in her last semester at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business. Prior to the MBA program, she worked at Kapost, a content marketing startup, where she built a Voice of the Customer Program. Amanda is passionate about learning what motivates people and building business solutions that meet consumer needs.
ILSI Social Impact Fellowship - A Journey of Discovery for Jenn Thorpe with Hands On Atlanta
The inaugural Social Impact Fellow, Jenn Thorpe, a fourth-year Business Administration student in the Scheller College of Business, shared about her journey as a virtual Business Development intern with Hands On Atlanta (HOA), an organization that connects nonprofits and schools with socially responsible companies to help make a difference in the community through volunteer projects.
Morvarid Rahmani and Karthik Ramachandran Publish Op-ed on How Nonprofits Can Maximize Impact With Limited Budgets
In an op-ed published on the NonProfit PRO website, Center-affiliated faculty Morvarid Rahmani and Karthik Ramachandran share their research that suggests nonprofits with limited budgets can create greater social impact by focusing on a few key services—instead of trying to do “everything for everyone.”
From Allies to Change Agents: Scheller MBA Alumnae Answer Four Key Questions in the Fight for Sustainable Racial Equity
The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business (“Center”) recently held a panel discussion around the role individuals and communities have in the fight for racial equity and social justice. The conversation centered around ways individuals can elevate their levels of engagement—in conversation, in protest, and in advocacy.
Scheller College MBA Student Bahar Gunes Brings Energy Sector Know-How to Drawdown Georgia
Bahar Gunes, a first-year student in the Scheller College of Business’s Full-time MBA Program, discusses how she has contributed to Georgia Tech’s work with Drawdown Georgia, a project that aims to identify the most promising carbon emission reduction opportunities for our state.
Michael Oxman and Beril Toktay Contribute to Georgia’s First-Ever Framework for Carbon Reduction
An article published on April 22 by the Ivan Allen College for Liberal Arts highlights the contributions of Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business leadership in a collaborative effort to find solutions to reduce Georgia’s carbon emissions by 2030.
Georgia Tech Scheller College Alumni Jacquie Smyth (MBA ’18) Takes a Green Path to Learning about Corporate Sustainability
Jacquie Smyth, (MBA ’18) details her metamorphosis from a home recycler to a Scheller College Evening MBA student to becoming a City of Atlanta Sustainability Ambassador in the Office of Resilience’s Sustainability Ambassador program.
Sports: A Key Player in Dori Pap's Life
In 2000, Dori Pap came to the United States to play volleyball for the Yellow Jackets, and she never left. Today she is the managing director for Georgia Tech’s Institute for Leadership and Social Impact (formerly the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship).
Past I2S Winner, Judge Jasmine Burton: Why Sometimes the Problem You’re Solving Isn’t the Right Problem
Jasmine Burton, a Georgia Tech graduate, product designer, social activist, and founder is passionate about a problem fairly novel to most: access to safely managed sanitation. She's also a new judge in the upcoming Ideas to Serve (I2S) competition.
“Scheller-ing in Place”: Georgia Tech Scheller Women in Business Rise to the Challenge and Connect Virtually
As students around the globe navigate a new normal amid quarantines and sheltering in place, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business’ Women in Business members are staying connected with a unique array of virtual gatherings aimed at fostering a sense of continuity and community, while staying safely apart.
Women in Leadership: Georgia Tech Scheller Executive MBA Alum Profile, Chan By
Chan By, an alum of the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Executive MBA (EMBA) program, never let being a female in the male-dominated industry of Information Security (Infosec) intimidate her. She viewed it as a motivator to excel.
Doctoral Candidate Publishes Solo-authored Paper on Dense Neighborhoods in Urban Settings
Scheller College of Business doctoral student Maria Roche’s research was featured in the recent article “The Particular Creativity of Dense Urban Neighborhoods” by City Lab. The study finds that neighborhood form—in particular the density and layout of its streets—has a considerable effect on innovation.