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About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
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 flex MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, business 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.
Women solve problems when they step forward as independent-minded leaders, honored guest Carly Fiorina, MBA ’80, said on March 5, 2019, during the eighth annual Women Leading Women forum at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
MBA Alumna Will Be Honored at Women Leading Women COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Jan. 24, 2019) — Business leader and philanthropist Carly Fiorina, a 1980 MBA graduate of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, will be the honored guest at the eighth annual Women Leading Women forum on March 5, 2019, in College Park, Md.
Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, a 1980 MBA graduate from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, announced her bid today to become the first woman president of the United States.
Limitless Resource Unlocking the Potential at the Intersection of Diversity, Risk and Innovation Hewlett-Packard already had made strides in diversity when Carly Fiorina, MBA ’80, arrived as CEO in 1999. The Silicon Valley giant had progressive policies, feeder pools and employee networking groups in place. With the recruitment of Fiorina, HP also had the first woman leader of a Fortune 20 company.
In boardrooms, many members are standalone actors. They “listen, make their points and go home,” said Carly Fiorina, MBA ’80. “But the reality is the rest of the world sees the company board as a team with responsibilities.”
The question of whether more women belong in corporate boardrooms is no longer a gender equity issue. It's an economic growth strategy. This was a repeated theme at the "Women as Entrepreneurs, Consumers and Agents of Change" forum, hosted April 13, 2012 by the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
Carly Fiorina and Under Armours Kevin Plank Establish $175K Entrepreneurship Fund at University of Maryland
College Park, MD - October 8, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced the launch of a $175,000 alumni donor endowment fund for the Smith School's Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship to invest in student- and alumni-run companies. The fund was established with gifts from Smith alumni Carly Fiorina, former president and chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, and Kevin Plank, founder and chief executive of Under Armour.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina talks about the global economy and America's role. Fiorina is the author of the recently published book, Tough Choices: A Memoir. She received her MBA from the Smith School in 1980. This is the final episode of a three-part series with Fiorina.