Join UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School for a reimagined virtual Alumni Week March 29 to April 1. It will be a week like no other – connecting with fellow alumni and hearing the latest on faculty research, industry insights, career tips and School news from your home office or your couch.
During virtual Alumni Week you will:
Here are few highlights of Alumni Week:
Ahead of the unveiling of the annual Trends in Entrepreneurship Report at next month’s Frontiers in Entrepreneurship Conference, members of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and UNC Entrepreneurship Center will highlight one of the report’s focal areas: organizational culture.
Panelists Mike Barkley (MBA ’93), CEO at KIND Healthy Snacks, and DeLisa Alexander, former VP and CPO at Red Hat, will discuss the report findings and share their experiences establishing and sustaining successful organizational cultures. Sekou Bermiss, associate professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at UNC Kenan-Flagler, will moderate the conversation. Expect key takeaways from research and first-hand knowledge that can be applied to your company’s cultural reimagination.
UNC Kenan-Flagler’s 100 Women is hosting this session focused on negotiations for women., the panelists will discuss negotiating for new opportunities both in the workplace and on the home front. They will cover how to navigate conversations to leverage experience, advocate for others, and secure meaningful outcomes that yield the ever-elusive concept of balance.
Alison Fragale, associate professor of organizational behavior and Mary Farley Ames Lee Distinguished Scholar, UNC Kenan-Flagler, will moderate the discussion.
Join Dean Doug Shackelford and Steven D. Bell (BA ’67) for an exclusive look at the design for UNC Kenan-Flagler’s new building. Explore the reimagined campus, ask us your questions, and learn how your investment in our new building will allow UNC Kenan-Flagler to expand opportunities for more students and prepare leaders who spur economic growth.
Brett Kenefick (BSBA ’96), president of VaxCare, and Brad Staats, faculty director for the UNC Center for the Business of Health and professor of operations, will discuss how challenges faced in vaccine distribution and adherence can help us better understand broader challenges and opportunities in U.S. healthcare – now in the time of COVID and going forward.
This session will explore the latest research on the actions companies and leaders have taken to tackle systemic racism and issues of equity and inclusion in workplace culture and internal operations, strategic priorities and in their role as global citizens.
Kim Allen, Kenan Scholars program director, will moderate the event.