Thank you for joining us at Inside Kenan-Flagler: Diversity Week! Recordings from select presentations are available below.
Fabrice Houdart is the Managing Director of Global Equality Initiatives at Out Leadership, responsible for leveraging the power of more than 80 member companies in pushing for social change through “quiet diplomacy,” legal action and philanthropy.
Fabrice also serves on the 2021/2022 L’Oréal Global Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board as well as the Editorial Board of the Women’s Forum. In 2019, he received the Golden Gate Business Association Award, the IGLTA Pioneer Award and the Alan Turing LGTBIQ Award for his work on LGBTI rights. A transcript of his address is available here.
The International Student Support Team is a dedicated group of UNC Kenan-Flagler staff who are here to help international students from application to enrollment and beyond. Tim, Patricia, and student panelists discussed the resources available to international students, including career guidance, academic planning, immigration, and more.
Patricia Collins, Associate Director of Global Programs
Tim Flood, Clinical Associate Professor of Management and Corporate Communication
Jyostna Kamat (MBA ’23)
Paula Manuel (MBA ’23)
Iza Noor (MBA ’23)
Kolade Ogunsola (MBA ’23)
Sanjit Vallabhaneni (MBA ’23)
Arthur Wungkana (MBA ’23)
Pursuing an MBA is an exciting step for your career, but can bring many questions. Hear from first-generation MBA students about their experience, why they chose an MBA at UNC Kenan-Flagler, and what to expect as a Full-Time MBA student.
Joseph Alp (MBA ’23)
TJ Scott (MBA ’22)
When you join the Carolina family as an MBA student, we’re also welcoming your partners, spouses, and supporters. Hear from Emily McMillin, Director of Internal Communications, and Emily Holloway, Director of Activities, for Kenan Connection, to learn about this supportive organization for the partners and supporters of Full-Time MBA students. You are encouraged to invite your partner, spouse, or supporters to attend this session with you.
Emily Holloway, Director of Activities, Kenan Connection
Emily McMillin, Director of Internal Communications, Kenan Connection
The MBA program at UNC Kenan-Flagler reflects a rich, diverse community of students from across the U.S. and the world. During this interactive session, you will hear from student members of UNC Kenan-Flagler diversity clubs. These students explore their personal identities in the context of race, ethnicity, and culture and how they have cultivated a community within the larger MBA community.
Moderator: Jill Toner (MBA ’22), MBA Student Association
Alexandra Alfonzo (MBA ’22), Latin American Business Association
Marc Prieto (MBA ‘22), International Business Association
Rose Telus (MBA ‘22), Black Business Student Association
Carol Zhang (MBA ’22), Asian Business Club
Ever wondered how the internship search and recruiting process differs as an international student? Join staff as they explore considerations for international students seeking internships and full-time employment after graduation.
Chad Collins, Associate Director of Career and Leadership for MBA and Alumni
Jarrett Early, Associate Director of Employer Engagement & Recruiting
Listen to a critical conversation with a panel of Corporate Partners who share how their companies approach recruiting diverse talent, celebrating diversity in the workplace, and fostering an inclusive climate for employees.
Moderator: Sandra Chandler, Associate Director of Employer Engagement & Recruiting
Jackson Gillespie – Brand Director OLAY Innovation, Procter & Gamble
Sheela Lal – US Diversity Program Officer, TCS
Raphael Richard – Emerging Talent and Campus Channel Manager, Cisco
Kelly Whelan – Investment Banking Associate, Morgan Stanley
Did you know your MBA journey can begin before you start classes? Learn about Forté Foundation, Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA), The Consortium, MBA Veterans, National Black MBA Conference, PROSPANICA, and how our Career & Leadership staff prepare MBA students to attend summer and fall conferences hosted by these organizations.
Moderator: Linda Vo, Associate Director of Career and Leadership
Angelica Mae Cabunoc (MBA ‘23)
Christine Pham (MBA ‘23)
Ana Rodriguez (MBA ‘23)
We are proud of our military veterans and service members in the MBA program. Hear from current students as they share insight on their transition to the MBA program, including finding community and utilizing resources, and how their military experience prepared them for success in and out of the classroom.
Samuel Adams (MBA ’22), U.S. Army Veteran, Veterans Association
Jared Anongos (MBA ’22), U.S. Navy Veteran, Veterans Association
Michelle Kimbrough (MBA ‘19), U.S. Army Veteran, Senior Product Manager, Dell
Paul Rothfeld (MBA ‘21), U.S. Army Reserves Veteran, Investment Banker, Goldman Sachs
One of the many great resources at UNC-Chapel Hill is the Accessibility Resources & Service office that assists students with disabilities and medical conditions. Learn more about the resources and services available to Full-Time MBA students throughout your time in the program.
Presenter: Kathryn “Katie” Sorensen, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Does the admissions committee have a preference of GMAT or GRE? Does it matter if I come from a non-business background? Do they really read my essays? Join Admissions staff members as we bust common myths about the MBA application process and share advice for preparing your best application.
Lica Hertz, Assistant Director of Full-Time MBA Admissions & Student Recruitment
Rickita Worrell, Associate Director of Full-Time MBA Admissions & Student Recruitment