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.
“Systemic racism is a very real and urgent problem. I believe that history provides much needed context for the challenges we face today, and betters equips us to design comprehensive solutions that continually push us towards equitable progress,” Kyron Whitfield (MMM 2022) says.
“BHM has always been very inspirational to me because it highlights people in the Black diaspora who had the courage and audacity to stand up for what they believe and go after the things they want — even when faced with adversities unique to Black people,” Jenieri Cyrus (2Y 2021) says.
Hear from Jac Connolly (E&W 2021), Marina Reigado (2Y 2021), Alex Zimmermann (MMM 2021) and Jeremy Strickland (2Y 2019) on what to expect for this year’s Kellogg Product Management Challenge.
“For brand marketers, the Super Bowl is, and always has been, about the ads,” Michelle Hu and Carmen Ferraro (both 2021) say.
The Full-Time Black Management Association’s executive director for Black History Month, Courtney Weldon (MMM 2021), shares insight into the diverse set of programming for BMA Week 2021, scheduled for this week and next.
“We’ve lived through the era of BlackBerry Messenger, Viber, Skype calls and eventually, WhatsApp. Long-distance tech? We’ve seen it all,” Devesh Jhunjhunwala (2Y 2021) says.
To recognize Black History Month, Inside Kellogg will be featuring the diverse perspectives and reflections from members of Kellogg’s Black community, along with stories that promote allyship and inspire progress. Stay tuned for more!