The Fuqua School of Business
November 2015
Team Fuqua Flash

Women's Leadership Summit Brings Together 50 Alumnae to Network and Build Community

Earlier this month, approximately 50 alumnae returned to Fuqua for the inaugural Women's Leadership Summit, coinciding with the Duke MBA Weekend for Women for prospective students. These Fuqua volunteers participated in academic sessions with faculty members Ashleigh Rosette and Kimberly Wade-Benzoni, as well as a career development session with Lenore Patel MBA '09, VP of Diversity & Inclusion at Moody's.

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Fuqua Reunions 2016: Join the Facebook event!

Let friends and classmates know you're coming to reunion by joining the Fuqua Reunions 2016 Facebook event. Then send invitations to classmates to build excitement for what promises to be a great weekend.


Alumni Q&A

Haley Gray MBA '12

Chief Executive Officer
Extension of You Home Care

"My favorite memories are of one of our first clients, and staying up all night with him, talking, and holding his hand."

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Fuqua's YouTube Channel

Do you miss Fuqua's Distinguished Speaker Series? Would you like to view exclusive chats with industry leaders? Look no further than Fuqua's YouTube channel. With hundreds of videos featuring guest speakers, faculty and students, you're guaranteed to learn something new!

From the East Asia Blog

Tom Zhu MBA '12

Tom Zhu MBA '12, president of Tesla's operations in China, shared his insights on China’s electric vehicle movement.

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Fuqua Around the World Volunteers Needed!

The third annual Fuqua Around the World (#FATW16), a global networking and social event for all Fuqua alumni and admitted students, will take place on March 30, 2016. If you would like to organize an event in your area, please contact Kate Kemery, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations, at or +1.919.660.7748.

Hire an MMS Student for a Winter Internship

From marketing to finance to research to analysis, the MMS Class of 2016 can provide your organization with free or low-cost assistance on specific projects during their winter break. Interns may work remotely or on-site, depending on your company needs.

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We Are Thankful for You!

In this season of thanksgiving, we would like to thank the 1,367 alumni and friends who have made gifts to Fuqua so far in 2015-2016 and the more than 6,500 individuals who made gifts last year. Your support of Team Fuqua is essential to ensuring that today's students have the same transformative experience that you had. Thank you!

Happy Birthday!

Varun Aggarwal MBA '12
Nilesh Chordiya MBA '14
Alison Finger MBA '93
Shreya Krishnamurthy MBA '11
Katya Kuleshova MBA '13
Ruta Laukien JD/MBA '01
Jose Mejia MBA '88
Margaret Mountjoy MBA '15
John Nicholson '72, MBA '74
Patrick Reaves MBA/MEM '12
Bobby Richmond MBA '08
Kathleen VanDervort MBA '13
Wendy Webster MBA '04
Frank Wilde MBA '01

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, November 19, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...



Recruit Experienced Talent through Fuqua

The quickest and most efficient way to post a job at Fuqua is using the online job posting form. With a job description in hand, it takes just 10-15 minutes to register as a new recruiter and post a job. If you have questions or want to know more about opportunities to get involved with the Career Management Center, such as being part of an alumni connection event or lunch presentation, please email


A New Perspective on Pitch

In a recent article for the Harvard Business Review, Nina Mufleh writes about her experience with job applications (and rejections) and how this forced her to take a creative approach to attracting the interest of recruiters, learning how to reframe the question of weaknesses along the way.

Library Resources

Did you know the Ford Library has a couple of great tools available to alumni for company and industry research or for building target lists of companies or organizations in various sectors or regions? OneSource and Business Monitor Online are both valuable tools for getting company information and analysis on industries in which you are interested. For help with your research, feel free to contact Paula Robinson at 919-660-7942.

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