To Jamal Little (2Y 2021) “Pride@Kellogg always felt like a home.” In this post he shares advice for members of the LGBTQIA+ community considering an MBA, and what they should look for in a business school.
5000+ viewers, 120+ performers, 7 Bollywood celebrities and one united community — all in the middle of a pandemic. Hear the story of how it came together from organizers Akshat Agarwal (2Y 2020), Achal Shah (MMM 2020) and Tarini Sundar (2Y 2020).
“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.
Gabriel Meizner (2Y 2020) runs through the decisions and teamwork that brought the 2020 Kellogg Energy Case Competition to life. He writes: “As I listened to the Zoom applause following the live result announcement ceremony that hosted 80 participants from around the world, I thought ‘This is what I came here for.’”
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.
Driven by the belief that “community and change can only be created if you lead by example and invite others in,” Ayyub Bokhari (2Y 2020) created Chai Night, a weekly gathering of Kellogg community members to foster meaningful conversation and new relationships – all over a cup of tea.
Suhani Chhaparwal (2Y 2020) and her fellow trek leaders curated an enriching trip to India for their classmates to “fuel an interest in India that can sometimes only be achieved by understanding.” Here is her story of curating that trip and the experience that followed.
When Shannon Kooser (2Y 2021) applied to be on the Day at Kellogg (DAK) Exec team, she had no idea how much she would grow as a leader as she worked to transition DAK into a virtual experience due to COVID-19. Here is her story on the incredible transition.
Will Zheng’s (E&W 2020, Zell Fellow 2019) startup, Serionix, originally designed air-filtering technology for astronauts’ spacesuits and is now used in smart HVAC air filters. But in response to COVID-19, Serionix made the extraordinary pivot to use its technology to help supply PPE to frontline healthcare workers.
Executive MBA Cohort 120 shares how they leveraged their diverse backgrounds and networks to help frontline healthcare workers get the protective equipment they need during the COVID-19 crisis.
Marilyn Jian Yi Caton (2Y 2021) shares how she created a new Kellogg Slack channel to serve as a “virtual networking facilitator and playground for creative remote team-building activities,” and the lessons she learned along the way.