Female MBAs—whether they’re pursuing or leveraging the degree—have a unique mark on women’s advancement.
Identifying and closing both performance and opportunity gaps in the workplace are the keys to success.
"Being an engineering major, the last thing you think about is business, but think about it -- if you move up higher in a company, for example, to become Vice President of your division, you will need to have a strong business foundation."
Christine Flewelling has made some counterintuitive, yet productive, career moves.
Stephanie Henderson majored in Political Science and minored in African Studies at Middlebury College, aiming high in her plans to work for the Peace Corps in Sub-Saharan Africa. Today, she applies that same enviable ambition in a vastly different role, loving her job as an equity research analyst for Fidelity Asset Management in Boston, Massachusetts.
"Not until we are lost, do we begin to find ourselves. That’s how I perceive my MBA experience. "
"The MBA helps you realize how delightfully complex business is. It would be a shame if you come out of your first semester not feeling as it the world had been completely turned upside down."
"The personal and career aspiration essays required in an MBA application are the most challenging sections."
"Making an impact on my community has been the driving force in my life and I can become a better agent for change by augmenting my skills with the enhanced finance, management, and operations skills of an MBA."
Paula Tolliver shares the secrets of a long successful career in business services.