The rise of women’s entrepreneurship is making a significant impact on the U.S. economy across a wide range of industries. There are now more than 9.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States, accounting for more than 30 percent of all enterprises. This list is comprised of 33 female founders with an MBA who have left their innovative mark in a variety of sectors including health, technology, media and e-commerce.
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On day one of the Mumbai immersion, 37 MBA@UNC students learned about the evolution of the Indian business landscape over the past several decades, as well as the impact on business strategy and entrepreneurship going forward.
As a current student at MBA@UNC, Salmon is able to live abroad while also earning a degree that will help make her dreams possible.
When Lauren Abraham was offered a management position at TransPerfect Translations International, she had 48 hours to decide whether or not she would accept the offer. While she was eager to move into such a role, the job would require her to uproot her life and move to Hong Kong. Through MBA@UNC, Abraham was able to accept this new opportunity and pursue an MBA from Kenan-Flagler from across the world.
Three out of four graduates say they could not have obtained their current job without their graduate business education. Take a look at the infographic we created that demonstrates the ROI of an MBA.
MBA@UNC student Joshua Brown stands out in the winemaking business with an MBA from Kenan-Flagler.
Our Career Management team works closely with MBA@UNC students to create a customized career plan.
“My experience at MBA@UNC helped me to stretch that out and analyze what’s going on across different teams. Not only am I able to run the talent team and handle our recruitment leads, but I’m also able to contribute ideas to our CEO.” -Jonathan Howard, recent graduate
Cristina Fitzsimmons graduated valedictorian from MBA@UNC—and she is proof that one can successfully juggle school, work and family while pursuing a degree.
The leadership initiative, which is offered in every University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler MBA program, gives students a valuable opportunity to gain strategic leadership skills through practice, feedback and coaching.