Duke hosts first MEM/MBA alumni reunion

On April 12-13, Duke MEM/MBA and MF/MBA dual degree alumni returned for a special weekend of reunion activities. Alumni reconnected with faculty and staff, participated in career conversations, heard campus updates from leaders in the Nicholas School and Duke Office of Climate & Sustainability, joined current MEM/MBA students for a picnic in Duke Forest, and […]

Alumni and students gather for climate tech networking in Boston

Fuqua alumni and current students gathered in Boston in July 2022 for a networking reception for professionals interested in climate tech, clean energy, and sustainable business. The event was hosted in partnership with seven other business schools, including Harvard, Yale, MIT, UC-Berkeley, Stanford, Michigan, and Cornell, with the goal of creating new connections between professionals […]

Energy sector veteran joins Fuqua as Executive-in-Residence

Pratap Mukharji

In January 2021, Pratap Mukharji (MBA ’83) joined Fuqua as an Executive-in-Residence, after a distinguished career leading consulting projects in the energy sector. He recently retired from Bain & Company where he was a Director and Senior Partner and a senior leader in the Energy and Natural Resources practice. As Executive-in-Residence, Pratap is currently advising […]

UNC & Duke MBAs discuss the business implications of climate change

In November, MBA students and alumni from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and Duke’s Fuqua School of Business came together for a joint networking event and panel discussion on the financial implications of climate change. Panelists from Walmart, Counter Culture Coffee, Ingersoll Rand, and Oak Hill Capital shared thoughts about how the effects of climate change […]

Scarlett Harrod discusses the ABB FIA Formula E Championship Series and EV market trends

Scarlett Harrod (MBA’13), Director of Customer Engagement for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, discusses electric vehicle market trends, the changing mobility landscape, and how the Formula E Championship has helped enable technology improvements in batteries and vehicle engineering. RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives

Why MBAs should consider social impact and sustainability in their career planning

Jessica WingertSector Director for Social Impact & Sustainability CareersCareer Management Center, Fuqua School of Business Today’s MBA students are often looking for jobs that connect the dots between their professional skills and their personal passions. As the Sector Director for Social Impact & Sustainability Careers at Fuqua (and an MBA alumna myself), I often talk […]

Alumni gather in SF for joint business & sustainability networking

Alumni reception 2019

Alumni from Duke’s MBA and MEM/MBA programs joined counterparts from Stanford, MIT, Michigan, Yale, and Cornell for a joint business and sustainability networking event in San Francisco in July 2019.  This annual event, co-hosted by the six partner business schools, alternates between the West Coast and East Coast each year, bringing together alumni with interests […]

Sustainability on the Seas: Karina Spiegel (MEM/MBA ‘12) on creating a sustainable future for Carnival

Karina Hilton Spiegel

Karina Hilton Spiegel graduated in 2012 from Duke with a dual degree MBA (with a focus in Strategy and Energy & Environment) and Master’s of Environmental Management (with a focus in Environmental Economics & Policy). Growing up, Karina has always been passionate about making a difference in the environment. After graduation, she began working as […]

Jennifer Chin (MEM/MBA ’12) champions innovation projects at The Nature Conservancy

Jennifer Chin

Jennifer Chin (MEM/MBA Class of 2012) recently joined The Nature Conservancy in New York as Director of Conservation Innovation. Five months in, she has embraced an exciting new opportunity to help change the way conservation efforts are conducted. We caught up with Jennifer to get her thoughts about her journey. How did you first get […]