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In 1953, UNC Executive Development offered its first education program to 25 North Carolina business executives. Now, 70 years later, it has trained thousands of leaders from over 20 countries. Congratulations to the UNC Executive Development staff, Business School faculty and clients who made it possible.
A generous gift from Maribel Carrion (BS ’77, MBA ’86) establishes the Carolina Latinx Center’s first endowed fund. The Carrion Global Experiences Fund supports UNC-Chapel Hill students who have opportunities to travel and study abroad.
“When you find something you really want to help with, you find a way to make it happen,” said Carrion. “Seeing the impact my gifts have had on students’ lives just makes me want to do more.”
After a three-decade career in software development, Carrion returned to Carolina. She is now the executive director of student administration and enterprise reporting in UNC’s Information Technology Services department.
Professor Sreedhari Desai shared her unforgettable experience at the 2023 Harvard Women and Power Summit, where she gave a presentation on the art of negotiation and influence.
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