How Mentors, Community Help Create Diverse, Inclusive Workplaces For Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) professionals, getting ahead in the corporate environment can be difficult. But they don’t need to walk the road alone. Malcolm Gillian ’95, MBA ’00, says his path to success was forged in part because of the mentorship he received early in his career. Having that mentor, he says, was essential for his first promotion after graduate school and accelerated his career growth.
Former CSVC Students Return to Lead Consulting Initiative Adapted to Enrich Students, Clients During and After Coronavirus Despite pandemic-induced social distancing, nearly 150 students are driving a Maryland Smith project this summer supporting value-driven organizations.
How do you deal with the “broken rung” that affects women trying to climb the corporate ladder? One way is to enlist the help of other women. The image of the broken rung was popularized by a landmark LeanIn.Org and McKinsey study that showed men outnumber women almost 2 to 1 in first-level manager jobs. That first missed promotion creates an imbalance, the research showed, that follows women throughout their careers.
Event Honors Smith Alumnae for Their Achievements College Park, Md. (Feb. 10, 2020) – Meg Goldthwaite, chief marketing officer at NPR, and Sherika Ekpo, global diversity and inclusion lead for Google AI, will be the honored guests at this year’s Women Inspire event, hosted by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Both women are graduates of the school’s MBA program.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business proudly presents its 16th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders, as recommended by faculty and staff. The 2019 edition covers history, politics, leadership and even strategies for staying focused in a volatile, fast-paced world. Deep Work By Cal Newport
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.
This summer, part-time MBA students at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business consulted with HUNGRY Catering, a sharing economy based platform in Washington, D.C., that is revolutionizing office catering by providing exclusive access to top chefs making incredible food.
A delegation of female business leaders from Latin America visited the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on July 13, 2017, as part of the Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) initiative in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program. The visit to the Smith School was organized by the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI) in Baltimore, Md.