Empowering women in business is our priority at the Carlson School of Management. Through tailored events and opportunities, we foster a supportive environment where women can connect, network, and thrive. Join our community, where 36% of Online MBA students are women, and be part of a powerful presence shaping the future of business.
There are various events and networking opportunities for women at Carlson. Student Affairs hosts a Women’s Affinity Networking Night to connect with prospective students, current students (online, Part-Time, and Full-Time), and alumni; various networking opportunities with Graduate Women in Business (GWIB, for Full-Time MBA women), Carlson Women’s Network (CWN, for Part-Time MBA women), Carlson Women Global Connect (Alumni Women), and the undergraduates' Women in Business (WIB); and other organizations host women-specific events to expose students to women working in various industries.
The Carlson Women Global Connect alumni affinity network at the Carlson School seeks to foster a culture of lifelong engagement and build a community of alumni dedicated to helping one another succeed. The network provides opportunities for alumni to network, engage in lifelong learning, connect with current students, and advance their careers, all while supporting one another.
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My background is in HR. Throughout my career, I've worked in several different industries, but I found my passion in food tech after working at Grubhub for almost 4 years. Currently, I am the Director, HR for a start-up called Tovala. I live in Chicago and in my free time, I enjoy spending time by the lake and trying new restaurants.
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Plai Kong is a passionate finance strategist who helps hospitals optimize their financial operations by increasing revenue and reducing costs. She enjoys spending time with her husband and son in her spare time. She also loves being outdoors and enjoying nature.