Women in Business Series

‘You can do anything you want in the world with a little business in your back pocket’

July 23, 2018

Ann Mashburn (Fin’83) landed her first job in fashion at Vogue in New York City. As assistant to a legendary fashion editor, she found herself surrounded by confident established women. “I became very acquainted with the feeling of not having it figured out yet,” recalls Mashburn. As a result, she...

Cisco Interns at HQ

Summer Internship Spotlight: Nicole Esplin at Cisco

July 23, 2018

Cisco MBA Interns (Nicole second from right) visiting the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA In an interview with the prominent Indian publication YourStory , Cisco CMO Karen Walker said, “In work and life, learn how to delegate… And if someone offers help, sure as heck I’m going to...

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Summer Internship Spotlight: Kristina Krone at East West Partners

July 18, 2018

What are you specializing in for your MBA at CU? Real Estate What are you doing this summer? I am interning at East West Partners (EWP), a real estate development company with a focus on urban development in Denver, and resort development at various ski resorts, Kauai, and South Carolina...

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Inaugural case competition puts the focus on women leaders in business

June 29, 2018

The Office of Diversity Affairs hosted the Inaugural Women in Business Case Competition at the Leeds School of Business. The inaugural year featured 36 participants with the Office of Diversity Affairs intending to grow the program in the years to come. The participants are rising high school seniors and incoming...

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Women in Business Thursday Night Out

April 24, 2018

Last Thursday, we held a joint networking event in combination with our normal "Thursday Night Out." The Women in Business club organized a networking event with The Women's Council, giving students an opportunity for one-on-one time with successful business leaders. The council women that attended committed to accepting two follow...

Caruso gift to CU Boulder

Large donation supports the continued collaboration between Leeds and Engineering

April 17, 2018

Dan Caruso, founder, chairman and CEO of Zayo Group along with his wife Cindy recently gave a $2 million donation to CU Boulder through The Caruso Foundation. This donation is designed to help fund key initiatives and support for support innovation, entrepreneurship and diversity on campus. Their gift helps fund...

Diversity Talk

Diversity and Inclusion lunch and learn

April 4, 2018

Our Global Business Club brought in speaker Cecil Sunder , Technology Solutions Strategist at Microsoft and Leeds MBA alumni, to discuss diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Microsoft has over 20 years of committed diversity and inclusion efforts. Microsoft defines diversity “not as a finite goal; it is a journey...


Lunch RoundTable with Sendgrid

April 2, 2018

Our Women in Business club recently hosted VP, Revenue Marketing Carly Brantz for a lunch roundtable discussion. Carly (also a CU alum!) shared a variety of information with us, including marketing technologies used at Sendgrid , tips for managing a team, and what it is like to watch a company...

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The Socratic Seminar

March 22, 2018

On March 15 the Women in Business club hosted a Socratic Seminar, led by alumni Julie Penner , Director of Techstars Boulder . Julie has a JD/MBA from the University of Colorado. What is a Socratic Seminar? Socratic Seminars are named their embodiment of Socrates’ believe in the power of...

MBA Blog - The Doyenne Project

Reblog - The Doyenne Project

March 14, 2018

MBA 2018 candidate Alicia Hines created her own blog called The Doyenne Project . She interviews powerhouse business women that she looks up to and shares this information with us—I highly recommend checking it out! What does “Doyenne” mean? A woman who is the most respected or prominent person in...