As an undergrad at Swarthmore, Claire Ruud studied classics and planned an academic career. She later switched to art history and pursued a masters at the University of Texas, while managing a non-profit artists’ space in Austin. Realizing she could contribute more by managing artists and money, she attended Yale School of Management because of its leadership in the social sector. Post-MBA, she worked as deputy director for the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and now Claire has a fulfilling role at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, where she makes a community impact through art. BA, Art History. Yale School of Management. Director of Curatorial Strategy – Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Meet all Forté MBAs on the Move.