Georgetown Business Magazine
Georgetown Business is the alumni magazine of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Published twice a year, the magazine highlights successful and interesting alumni, covers the latest business trends and faculty research, and reports on school news, events, and student, faculty, and alumni accomplishments.
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Women in Business Break New Ground: 60 Years of McDonough Alumnae: In the 60 years after Georgetown’s first female business graduate, McDonough alumnae have overcome obstacles to achieve success in the business world.
New Research Reveals How to Reverse the Gender Imbalance Among Corporate CEOs: Join a Corporate Board: Georgetown McDonough researchers have discovered that by joining a corporate board, women can forge a clear path to becoming a CEO.
Turning Over a New Leaf: Georgetown’s Pivot Program Teaches Formerly Incarcerated Individuals How to Enter the Business World: Four graduates of the Georgetown Pivot Program for formerly incarcerated D.C. residents recount how the program provided a gateway into entrepreneurship and business.
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Georgetown Executive MBA Alumna Assesses the Inner Workings of Nonprofits to Effect Social Change
January 20th, 2020
impact — using business to do good — is a very Jesuit notion. Juanita Ortiz
(EMBA’11), chief impact officer at Slingshot Memphis Inc., h…
Money Talks: Georgetown MBA Alumnus Empowers Children to Make Better Financial Decisions than Previous Generations
January 15th, 2020
There is a hidden crisis in the United States, according to J. Chuchi Arevalo (MBA’99), where many adults lack basic financial literacy skills. C…
New Research Explains Why Customers Buy More If They Wait in Long Lines
January 10th, 2020
Customers justify buying more if they wait in long lines to make a purchase, according to research by Georgetown McDonough professors.
Turning Over a New Leaf: Georgetown’s Pivot Program Teaches Formerly Incarcerated Individuals How to Enter the Business World
January 6th, 2020
Kadija Clifton was on the hunt for a job, but getting nowhere. Clifton’s frustrations went beyond the average job searcher’s. She had been released from prison in 2017 and found herself in an all-too-common plight among formerly incarcerated individuals who routinely are shut out of the job market.
New Research Reveals How to Reverse the Gender Imbalance Among Corporate CEOs: Join a Corporate Board
January 6th, 2020
For decades, women have been entering the workforce at equal numbers as men, and many have risen to the highest ranks of their companies as senior vice presidents, presidents, and chief operating officers. There has been one exception to this progress however: Very few women have become CEOs.
Women in Business Break New Ground: 60 Years of McDonough Alumnae
December 20th, 2019
Sixty years after Georgetown’s first female business school graduate received her diploma, McDonough alumnae are leading the charge to level the pl…
MBA Certificate in Nonmarket Strategy Opens a Door into D.C. Resources at Intersection of Business, Public Policy
December 17th, 2019
Through the Certificate in Nonmarket Strategy’s “only in D.C.” events, MBA students receive a deeper understanding of the ways in which business and leadership are shaped by forces beyond the market.
Alumnus Continues Grandmother’s Legacy of Working for the Prosperity of the Menominee Indian Tribe
July 17th, 2019
Justin Lepscier (B’08) continues his grandmother’s legacy of working for the future prosperity of the Menominee Indian Tribe.
EML Alumnus Uses Leadership Education to Direct a Marine Squadron
July 16th, 2019
Commanding Officer Bill Walker (EML’17) uses his executive leadership education to direct a Marine squadron.
EMBA Alumna Builds Successful Career Through Improvisation and Education
July 16th, 2019
Kathy Baird (EMBA’04) builds a successful career through improvisation and education.
Alumni Drive Innovations in How and Where We Experience Fine Art
June 29th, 2019
From galleries to museums to auctions, Georgetown alumni are innovating how and where we experience fine art.
Through Innovative Custom Programs, Georgetown McDonough Teaches Executives How to Lead Through Change
June 28th, 2019
Business leaders know this: Change is a constant. It may be the only constant in an ever-changing business environment driven by new technology, markets, and shifting regulations.