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How volunteering reinforced the value of teams, processes

On Aug. 28, Emory MBAs reconvened from their summer internships to meet their One-Year colleagues and form teams to do good in the community. Over 200 MBAs were engaged in charitable community service with an enthusiasm that is nearly overwhelming. I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to lead a team that had a four-hour window to design a STEM education program for Atlanta’s Kroc Center. The center is dedicated to bringing performing arts and athletics to underserved communities, and we were extremely excited to help them expand their portfolio of programs into the sciences. Four hours does...


The Washington Campus Health Care Policy

Twenty-one speakers, five days, and a tour of Washington’s greatest highlights — what a thrilling week to be a part of The Washington Campus! In one week, I learnt how to better navigate the healthcare policy environment and the interactions among different players within it through diverse and engaging speakers and experiences in Capitol Hill and different companies, such as Kaiser Permanente. To summarize my key takeaways: Same problems, but new approaches Our healthcare system is an anomaly — healthcare comprises 18 percent of our GDP, higher than other developed countries, and is expected to grow in the future....