The leaders who join Kellogg’s Executive MBA Program bring diverse experience and expertise across a range of industries. Today, that has never been more true. We’re excited to introduce Praveen Singalla, Jordan Hanson and Mayank Sharma (all EMBA 2023).
To recognize Women’s History Month, Inside Kellogg will be featuring the diverse perspectives, reflections and leadership journeys from Kellogg’s community of women. Stay tuned for more!
“By hosting sessions on the challenges faced by current key industries of interest at Kellogg, we hoped our classmates and other business school students would be able to identify an ally and anti-racism journey that is uniquely personal to them,” Courtney Weldon (MMM 2021), co-chair of BMAC, says.
“I’d still consider BHM to be a check-in point, but now it revolves around strategizing my plans for community activism, identifying gaps in my own knowledge because the Black experience is not a monolith, and finding new ways to contribute to young Black professionals via mentorship,” Sammy Goldstein (2Y 2022).
Members of Team Rise of the JEDI, Sam Wargolet (1Y 2021) and Em Kuo (MMM 2022), share their experience placing as semi-finalists in the competition, as well as their work in a racial justice and equity.
In his next post, Eric Anderson, Kellogg’s faculty director for the Kellogg-McCormick MBAi Program, shares how MBAi prepares you for careers in business strategy and tech — today and tomorrow.
The leaders who join Kellogg’s Executive MBA Program bring diverse experience and expertise across a range of industries. Today, that has never been more true. We’re excited to introduce Vasu Appalaneni, M.D., and Joshua Davis.
“I’m convinced that everyone could understand the role of sales more wholly if educational systems emphasized the value behind teaching sales skills, such as the art of persuasion, negotiations and selling yourself in everyday activities,” Will Forsyth (E&W 2022) says.
“It truly is an investment in yourself to discover your passion and then it enables you to put an action plan to convert that passion into a reality.” Akshar Awalgaonkar (EMBA 2020) reflects on his Kellogg experience.
Michael Ladipo ’21, Donovan Dean ’22, Nesa Mangal ’22, and Cameron Merritt ’22 of Kellogg’s Evening & Weekend MBA Program’s Black Management Association share their perspectives on the calls for racial justice and the change they want to see reflected at Kellogg and in businesses across the world.
“It’s very easy to be fearful as an entrepreneur. It’s natural in all of us. And so, you need to be able to write down on paper your worries and concerns so you can just put your head down and execute,” Mike Apostal (E&W 2012), the CEO and Co-Founder of Factor, says.