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Congratulations to DBA Alumnus Jennifer Fox who was recently appointed Group CEO of MILLENNIUM & Copthorne Hotels (M&C). Jennifer has three decades of experience in the hospitality industry. She was previously president of Fairmont Hotels and & Resorts and prior to that she was with the InterContinental Hotels Group for 10 years and held a number of senior positions. Learn more about her recent appointment here.
DBA Alumnus Patricia Murugami will give a talk at TEDxIESEBarcelona on April 7th 2018. Patricia’s talk titled, “4 Steps to Unlock Your Potential” will draw from her experience developing, mentoring and coaching women in organizations, particularly in East, West and Southern Africa. The half-day event will be held at IESE Business School in Barcelona and will see 10 speakers presenting an original talk. Learn more here.
On March 27 2018, PhD Candidate Gabriella Kindert appeared on CNBC’s Street Signs. In her segment, Gabriella discussed alternative lending solutions and the emergence of peer-to-peer and marketplace lending. Watch the video clip here.
On March 15th, Mary Lupica successfully defended her PhD dissertation. The title of the dissertation was “Employment Challenges of Small to Mid-Sized Organizations Considering Employment of High Functioning Adults on the Autism Spectrum: A Multiple Case Study” The dissertation jury was made up of Professor Daphne Halkias (adviser), Dr. Dillis Viney (second examiner), and César Baena (ISM Dean and Director of Doctoral Research).