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Georgetown McDonough students, faculty, and staff are newsmakers, whether being featured in the press, in the award-winning Georgetown Business magazine, or on social media. Learn more about the Office of Marketing and Communications, and find access to the school's media kit, downloadable images, and more.

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Silicon Valley is Trying to Diversify, But Strategies Still Lag
Last week, Intel’s diversity head Rosalind Hudnell admitted it has taken the company a long time to make only a little progress. Its workforce today is 8 percent black and 4 percent Latino, while the...
Betsy Page Sigman
What Brands Need to Know about Social Media “Buy Now” Buttons
There could be a few reasons why Twitter and Facebook would be interested in bringing commerce their sites. Betsy Sigman, distinguished teaching professor at Georgetown University's McDonough...
Michael Koenig (left) is the team lead for ScoutPro, winner of the first Rural Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
First Rural Entrepreneur of the Year Announced: Iowa Business Named Winner

The American Farm Bureau Federation together with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative and Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s StartupHoyas...

Execs Give Students Glimpse of Life on Wall Street

In her first year on Wall Street, Janine Shelffo (B ’89) found herself struggling with the rising stress level of the analyst lifestyle, so she spent her Sunday mornings in a self-made sanctuary...

‘Impact Investments’ Show Strong Returns, Survey Says
An overwhelming majority of "impact investments" met or exceeded financial and social-benefit goals, according to a survey released Thursday. The survey, prepared by the Aspen Institute and...
Betsy Page Sigman
Six Mobile Marketing Tips for Small Businesses
Most Internet shopping activity involves consumers actively searching out information on services or products. But mobile marketing is what’s called “push” technology, which involves sending...
Cathy Tinsley
New American Apparel CEO Paula Schneider Already Under Fire; 30 Execs Question Her Leadership
"It is extraordinarily important that she is a woman," said Catherine H. Tinsley, a management professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. "The former CEO...
These 6 Universities Are Grooming the Next Generation of Dorm-Room Entrepreneurs
Of course, AU isn't the only institution in the region offering these types of business competition opportunities. Georgetown hosts The Startup Hoyas Challenge. It "brings together students...
Shari
The Highs & Lows of an Applicant’s Journey To Business School
Applying for admission to a top business school’s MBA program can be a emotional roller coaster for many people. A universal low point is studying for and taking the GMAT exam. A universal high point...
Chris Long
Start the New Year Focusing on Sincere Relationships at Work
"This relational stuff is stuff we've done from our earliest memories, so we assume it's just something that's very natural," said Chris Long, assistant professor of...
Ben Carpenter
Ben Carpenter to Share Workforce Lessons, Jan. 13

Ben Carpenter, vice chairman of CRT Capital Group and author of “The Bigs: The Secrets Nobody Tells Students and Young Professionals,” will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing today’s...

National Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge: Four Finalists Prepare for January Competition

A lively round of competition is expected when four national finalists pitch their business ideas to a team of judges during the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge at the American Farm Bureau...

Second Cohort of DCPS Principals Graduate from EML Program

The second cohort of District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) principals participating in a specialized Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School...

Global Career Conference & Expo Brings Together Students and Employers

The fourth annual Global Career Conference and Expo (GCCE) at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business brought Carlos Martinez (MBA ’16) one step closer to his goal of having an international...

Georgetown McDonough Supports Technoir 2.0

Five D.C.-area startups pitched their business ideas in front of an enthusiastic crowd of 600 at Technoir 2.0, held at 1776 on Dec. 5. Georgetown University...

MSF Students Meet for Onsite Residency

Welcoming its second cohort, the Master of Science in Finance (MSF) online program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business provides its students with both the analytical and...

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