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Smith MBA Named Women in Technology’s ‘Rising Star’

Jun 14, 2018


Christine AntonsenChristine Antonsen, slated to earn an MBA degree in September from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, recently took home the Rising Star award from Women in Technology (WIT), a Washington, D.C., area organization that works to advance women working in the tech sector.

Antonsen, a lead program analyst based at GEICO’s corporate headquarters in Chevy Chase, Md., accepted the honor during WIT’s 19th Annual Leadership Awards. She was selected for “demonstrating exemplary leadership traits at an early point in her career and consistently exceeding performance expectations while also contributing to the community.”

Antonsen leads GEICO’s Decision Science and Transformation project; she guides multiple teams in using big data to improve the customer experience.

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The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty master's, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.