One might assume that careers in finance favor those with a relatively staid personality. Not so says Suni Harford, Citigroup’s Regional Head of Markets for North America.
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Beth Brooke was at the top of her game running Ernst & Young's national insurance tax practice in Washington, D.C. when the Clinton administration threw her a no-look pass in the form of a job offer.
Esta E. Stecher, executive vice president and general counsel for Goldman Sachs & Co., one of the world’s oldest and largest investment banking firms, knows your pain.
Lorella Zanardo grew up in Italy and studied English and German literature abroad. She wanted to travel the world, and work as an actress. But circumstances suggested a different direction.
Maria Pinelli always waits until the spring to make big decisions. And it’s a good thing.
Early in her career, Ginni Rometty learned that honing just her technical skills wasn’t enough to move forward.
Growing up in England, Ros Stephenson always intended to make her career in business.
When Katie Herrmann (Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, Class of 2011) entered her MBA program, her class was 34% women. The group that entered the following year was only 23% women. Unfortunately, women are still the minority in MBA programs across the country. But Katie knew what she wanted to do about it.
Elliott, and other women like her who have entered MBA programs 10 or 15 years later than the typical student, may well be a harbinger of things to come.
The economic value of business school doesn’t begin to capture the value of the degree in terms of quality of life and career.