Diverse in Many Ways, Class of 2022 MBAs Align in Desire to Improve Their Lives and Those of Others

A group of incoming students share what inspired them to pursue their MBA. Their responses are representative of a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, experiences, interests, motivations and goals. The one thing they all have in common, though, is a desire to better their lives and/or the lives of others. Read more →

These Leaders Are Moving the Needle for Underrepresented Minorities in Business

Every year, The Consortium recognizes individuals and organizations that embody its mission, with several awards. In 2020, The Consortium honored seven individuals and one company for their commitment to equal opportunity and their effort to advance The Consortium’s mission. Read more →

Emory MBA Bryan Shepherd Believes in Business as a Means to Change Society — and That’s What He’s Trying to Do

Coming from a background with two supportive parents who were never able to go to college themselves but instilled in him the power and importance of education and hard work, Bryan Shepherd is fueled by these values, which he, too, hopes to impress upon others. Read more →

Effort to ‘Make the Most of What I’ve Been Given’ Drives WashU Student’s Desire to Have Social Impact

Austin Moulder is the first Competitive Advantage alum to also pursue his MBA through The Consortium. He recently shared with us his thoughts and insight regarding his path to Olin Business School school and how he hopes to use his MBA and consulting and finance background to have a positive impact. Read more →

This MD-MBA Shares Insight on Where Healthcare Industry Can Improve Post-COVID-19

A 2019 graduate of Emory University’s School of Medicine and a Consortium alum of Emory’s Goizueta School of Business, Adlai Pappy has both an MD and an MBA. His hope is that the combination of the two degrees will ultimately allow him to play a larger role in “shaping what future healthcare looks like.” Read more →

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Diverse in Many Ways, Class of 2022 MBAs Align in Desire to Improve Their Lives and Those of Others

Diversity takes many forms. Exemplifying this adage is The Consortium’s class of 2022.  We recently asked a group of incoming students to share with us what inspired them to pursue their MBA. The responses we received are representative of a…

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