Shifali Gupta (2Y 2020) visited South Africa not once, but twice last year. She shares her reflection on the diversity of experiences students can achieve through their Kellogg journey.
“We are not okay.”
Marcus Schneider (2Y 2020, Zell Fellow) shares the story of his partnership with Professor Paul Earle to launch again&again, a circular fashion brand “on a mission to provide more comfortable jeans designed to never be thrown out, but instead, upcycled into a new jean and worn again and again (and again and again).”
Loraine Hasebe, a career coach for the Evening & Weekend MBA Program, discusses the diverse career paths of the working professional student and how the CMC tailors its coaching and resources to support the execution of each student’s goals, empowering students to take ownership over their career paths.
Michelle Zighelboim’s (2Y 2020, Zell Fellow) ready-to-wear fashion brand, Zéta, enables women “to build a versatile wardrobe that can be easily mixed and matched to create multiple, strong looks.” But with the disruption of COVID-19, Michelle realized her fashion brand was uniquely equipped to manufacture PPE to support the surrounding community and frontline healthcare workers. Here is her story.
Inspired by her grandparents and the collaborative culture of Kellogg, Charlotte C. Vaziri (MSMS 2020) identified several ways to support her community during COVID-19 by transforming tech barriers into bridges.
“With career placement in private equity and venture capital at all time highs, it is clear Kellogg students are more interested in the world of private investing than ever before.” Elissa Estopinal and Connor Ryan (both 2Y 2020) share their experience and reflections co-chairing the 2020 Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference at Kellogg.
“One of the most inspiring things for me was seeing how quickly our employees came together with meaningful solutions and ideas during these unprecedented times,” writes Stephanie Gallo ’99, CMO of E. & J. Gallo Winery.
Inspired by her classmates, Karen Liu Chen (2Y 2021) shares how she changed her mindset during COVID-19 and returned to her interest in edtech through her work with RevoU, an Indonesian startup that provides a virtual education in digital marketing for those who want to kickstart their careers.
Realizing the urgent testing needs presented by COVID-19, Adam Cohen (1Y 2020, Zell Fellow) and his startup, Stemloop, made the extraordinary pivot to apply their sensor technology to create an onsite testing option for COVID-19. Here is the story of that pivot.
Steve Lanchak, an executive MBA career coach, discusses the unique priorities of the EMBA student, his holistic approach to coaching and how the Career Management Center not only supports students to execute their career goals – but empowers them for a lifetime.