Category QB Reflections
As a summer 2013 Quarterback (part of Quarterback’s founding cohort), I helped a non-profit organization in sub-Saharan Africa (BLOOM Africa) develop their strategy and implementation structure for future international development work. It was an extremely rewarding experience for me both personally and professionally.
After spending three years as a marketing and business development specialist in the construction industry, I decided I was ready for a change. Looking for a more impactful and results-oriented career, I began to apply to business school to make the transition into human capital consulting.
Headed into my MBA experience, I knew that my professional journey would be challenging. In early 2013, I made the decision to leave a great banking career in order to try something that was non-traditional, impactful, and inspiring. My dream was to become a facilitator of accessibility for underrepresented minorities within technology, but I had […]
This summer I was a part of the founding cohort of Quarterbacks and served as Zambia Business Development Manager for Spark Ventures, a Chicago-based nonprofit with international partnerships that provide children in poverty with nutrition, education and healthcare. I was specifically worked on identifying a new business that a Spark Ventures partner organization could begin […]
I was looking forwards to enjoying some additional weeks of vacation before starting my MBA. But when the opportunity to join the Quarterback program and help Medic Mobile appeared, I just felt I couldn’t miss it. And I was right!