The Fuqua School of Business
September 2016
Team Fuqua Flash

Second Annual Women's Leadership Summit

Join fellow alumnae October 28-29 for the second annual Women's Leadership Summit, held in conjunction with the Duke MBA Weekend for Women. Strengthen the Fuqua alumnae network while engaging the next generation of female prospective students.

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Online Now: Fall 2016 Class Notes

Moves...marriages...magazine features...

Log in to find out who made new career moves, who expanded their families, who has been globe trotting, and much more!


Fuqua Reunions 2017: Book Your Hotel Room Now!

We are just 224 days away from Fuqua Reunions 2017! Reserve your hotel room now for the weekend of April 28-30, 2017. We have arranged rooming blocks at several local hotels for your convenience, including the new JB Duke Hotel set to open January 2017. Book today--space at the most popular hotels is going fast!

Featured Events




Ryan McDevitt on "The Effect of Social Interaction on Economic Transactions"

In our August Fuqua Faculty Conversation, Ryan McDevitt, Assistant Professor of Economics, shows how the social nature of a transaction influences what consumers purchase. Our discussion video is available on the Fuqua Faculty Conversations website--join the conversation on the video page or in the Fuqua Alumni LinkedIn group.

Executive Education

Bill Mayew

Join Fuqua Professors for Professional Development

Business Negotiation Skills
with Ashleigh Rosette
November 6-9, 2016

Financial Analysis for Sales Executives
with Bill Mayew
November 13-16, 2016



New Alumni Council Members

Fuqua is proud to welcome eight new members to the Alumni Council for 2016-2017: Chris Bade MBA '90, Edua Dickerson MBA '14, Cary Nordan MBA '05, Naomi Shapiro MBA '92, Michael Sherman MBA '06, Amy Shugar MBA '06, Michalis Stavrinides MBA '02, and Oris Stuart MBA '89. We look forward to having these new members on campus for the fall Alumni Council meeting at the end of the month!


Alumni Q&A

Chulmin Lee MBA '01
Managing Partner, VIG Partners

"Team Fuqua is my creed in people management at work. Regardless of their background and expertise, I always try to get all of my co-workers deeply involved in deriving the best result."

Regional Alumni Volunteers

Thanks to the alumni who logged on for our Regional Alumni Engagement planning sessions in August. If you have interest in helping to organize alumni events in your area, we invite you to view a recording of the online session and contact Kate Kemery, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations, at to get involved.



Your Gifts Make a Difference

Last year, Connie Chai MBA '16 chronicled her Fuqua experience through the #MyDukeYear project. View the video to see the many parts of Connie's experience that were made possible by the support of alumni and friends through the Fuqua Annual Fund. Check out #MyDukeYear on Twitter and Instagram to see updates from current students.

Happy Birthday!

Rebecca Blank MBA '07
Andres Bustamante MBA '99
Nilesh Gandhi MBA '05
Chia-Kang Kung MBA '07
Pam Kurtzman MBA '94
Alex Michalko MBA '10
Carol Monaco MBA '86
Mike Morris MBA '00
Fei Pan MMS '16
Gerald Richardson MBA '08
Mengmeng Shao MMS '12
Edmund Wong MBA '05
Jaclyn Wuebbles MBA '12

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, September 15, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...



Last Chance: Experienced Talent Networking Night

If you have more than 10 years of experience and are interested in connecting with employers and other experienced Fuqua MBAs, then sign up to join us in Durham for our second annual Experienced Talent Networking Night on September 27. Fuqua alumni and executive MBA students are invited to attend this networking reception to meet with employers in general management, finance, consumer goods, and manufacturing. Alumni can attend as individual participants or as prospective employers.


Online Workshop: Making the Shift to Social Impact Careers

Join us on Thursday, September 29, at 11:00 a.m. ET for our next online career workshop, "Making the Shift to Social Impact Careers." With many options and roles, functions and types of organizations, contemplating a career shift into the sustainability or social impact sector can be overwhelming. During this session, participants will learn about the sector and the types of roles MBAs and experienced professionals might consider, how to make a transition into a new non-profit or social impact career, and what resources are available.

Back to Business Women's Conference

If you're restarting your career after a break, the Back to Business Women's Conference in Research Triangle Park, NC on October 6-7 is a great resource for career exploration, professional job search advice, and networking with local recruiters. Visit the conference website to view the agenda and to register. Enter code "Duke" for a 10% discount.

Network at the 2016 National Black MBA Association Conference

Gather with fellow alumni, current students, members of the Minority Alumni Advisory Board and Fuqua staff at an informal reception during this year's National Black MBA Association conference in New Orleans. A great opportunity to reconnect and build your network!

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