Lizhen (Mandy) Zhao

CHRLS Alumni Association Board Member


  • Master of Arts 2017
    Human Resources and Industrial Relations, Carlson School of Management


Lizhen (Mandy) Zhao, '17, currently works at Deloitte as a consultant. Prior to that, the graduate of the full-time program worked for Brookfield Global Relocation Services, PwC.  She says she chose to attend the HRIR program at the University of Minnesota because of its “great academic reputation, strong networks with industries, and family atmosphere. I learned a lot useful knowledge from professors, classmates and alumni,” she says, which has helped prepare her for her career in HR. Joining the CHRLS Alumni Board will help her “give back what I have learned from school and help future students,” she says. “I can stay connected with the school and alumni and expand my networks.” Mandy says she hopes her international HR work experience will contribute to the success of the Alumni Association. Her advice to current students?  “Be proactive in learning from academic research and industrial experience,” she says.