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Using Her Voice to Create Systemic Change

January 7, 2022

Maital Guttman (MBA ’13) has always had an activist spirit. After finishing her undergraduate degree at Duke University, she founded her documentary film company, producing awareness and fundraising videos for nonprofits. Based in Los Angeles, she managed global distribution and financing and … Read more

No Passport Required

September 28, 2021

COVID-19 prevented students from studying abroad in early 2020, but it didn’t stop their learning and connecting across the globe. The global program teams for the Undergraduate Business Program (UBP) and MBA Programs developed innovative avenues to continue students’ global education that didn’t involve … Read more

Broadening Their Horizons

August 13, 2021

Coronavirus all but shut down international travel, but Adam Hollifield overcame the pandemic disruption and flew to Hong Kong to complete one semester of GLOBE, an immersive 18-month curriculum spanning three continents run by a trio of the world’s best business schools. He … Read more

Tackling Grand Challenges

August 12, 2021

As the U.S. contemplated entering World War II, it and other allied powers had a critical need. Air power was a major element of German military power, and the ability to detect incoming aerial attacks earlier could enable quicker responses … Read more

Forging Her Own Path with a Dual Degree

July 15, 2021

Grace Yook (MBA/PharmD ’21) is a trailblazer. In 2021, she was the first Asian woman and the first woman of color to graduate from UNC Kenan-Flagler’s dual-degree program with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and she’s used her experience on the combined … Read more

Keeping It in the Family

May 3, 2021

Deciding to pursue his MBA was a defining moment in the life of Robert Ejupi ’21 (MBA). Ejupi is the chief operations officer and chief marketing officer for Sport In LLC, a leading sportswear retailer and wholesaler in Kosovo. It operates … Read more

Living the Dream

January 14, 2021

Brianna Pinto (BSBA ’22) was just 18 when she took a deep breath and gave a speech at the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow in 2018. A star player, Pinto was representing the U.S. as part of North America’s joint bid … Read more

Choosing a Career Path that Supports Others

August 26, 2020

Chelsea Vickers (BSBA ’20) has a strong sense of purpose: building inclusive communities while empowering individuals with diverse backgrounds. That purpose drove her during her time at UNC Kenan-Flagler and to her career path. When looking at colleges, Vickers was interested … Read more

Roasting in Mongolia

February 3, 2020

Katie Munch Ramos (BSBA ’17) is leading a life that is the stuff of dreams – in Mongolia, a country where few Tar Heels run a business. Opportunity called: Ramos is the owner of UBean Coffee House and Roasterie in the capital city … Read more

Learning from Businesses Around the World

November 13, 2019

Developing global knowledge and skills through experiential learning is a hallmark of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. In the full-time MBA Program, Global Immersion Electives are vital to understanding how business is conducted around the world. These faculty-led courses develop intercultural competencies: empathy and … Read more