Smith Profiles

Alumni Profile

Carly Fiorina: From Student to CEO, Solving Problems

When Carly Fiorina, MBA ’80, looks back over the arc of her career, what stands out for her i

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Alumni Profile

Terp Helps Make Sure Nike’s Sneakers Are All Green

The days of tanned cowhide and canvas as state-of-the-art shoe materials are long past, but are you ready to step into the future of footwear—donning a pair of kicks crafted from Flyleather, perhaps?

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Student Profile

Studying for her MBA, Eying a Career in Impact-Driven Consulting

Lee-Ellen Myles

Lee-Ellen Myles believes businesses are ideally positioned to leverage their influence t

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Student Profile

After the Marines, Finding a Passion in Marketing

Octavia Davis

Octavia Davis couldn’t picture herself going to college right after high scho

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Alumni Profile

Leading at Morgan Stanley, Driven To Make an Impact

Etim Edim

Etim Edim’s path to becoming CFO of Morgan Stanley's Technology, Operations and Firm Resilience divisions started with a realization – he wanted to make an impact.

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Alumni Profile

Championing Others on the Way to a Successful Career

Terrill L. Drake, EMBA ’12

At Maryland Smith, Terrill L. Drake, EMBA ’12, envisioned the next stages of his career through the pursuit of a more inclusive community. Now, he’s taking the lessons he’s learned to Harvard Business School where he will become its first chief diversity and inclusion officer.

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Faculty Profile

What Teaching Means to Zeinab Karake

Zeinab Karake

Hailing from a lineage of educators, Maryland Smith’s Zeinab Karake always believed she’d find a career in the classroom. To her, teaching isn’t just a profession, it’s a calling.

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Alumni Profile

Climbing the Ladder, Making a Difference Along the Way

Sherika Ekpo, MBA ’09

From the earliest days of her professional life, working as a business analyst for JPMorgan Chase, Sherika Ekpo, MBA ’09, was determined to keep one goal in mind: to ascend in her career, making a difference in every step.

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Alumni Profile

Cracking the Case and Succeeding in Entrepreneurship

Ryan Hogan ’13

Ryan Hogan ’13 loves a good mystery. So much so, in fact, that he has made them a career. But his success is no secret or enigma – it’s a product of years of trial and error.

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Student Profile

Finding Smith, And the Plus 1 Program

Gelila Aderaye ’21 always knew graduate school was in her future but didn’t know exact

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