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Travel Diaries Profile: Meet Tyrona

Tyrona – @Tyrona on twitter Undergrad: Georgetown University (Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service) Pre-MBA: Digital Marketing at Google Inc. Interned: Brand Management Intern at Nestle Inc.  Future Plans: Launched company: Spectacled Marketer does digital marketing consulting and implementation for small and medium sized businesses. http://www.spectacledmarketer.com/ MBA Studies: Marketing, Information Systems and Operations Management Best Goizueta memory: So many..but loved having dinner with friends. Also enjoyed participating in Goizueta Marketing Strategy Consultancy and the Venture Capital case competitions.  Why Goizueta: To work with Charlie Goetz entrepreneurship professor, smaller school with intimate learning environment, wanted to do GMSC and of course...

Tyrona – Experiencing Nicaragua Day 4

  La Chureca Landfill Entrepreneurs – This school located in the middle of a large landfill, offers a free education to over 400 children pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. The school provides meals and health care as well. We spent our time there playing with the kids. It broke my heart to see kids rummaging through trash on our way inside. Peden played the guitar with one of the teachers and we did the Hokey Pokey with the kids. Look at Professor Roberts getting into it :). We played Jenga, soccer, puzzles. We were told that the kids face often...

Tyrona – Experiencing Nicaragua Day 2

Here’s the Nicaragua crew (L to R) Peter, Ellen, Karen, Kore, Kelly, Ty (me), Ben and Peden! We went into Los Robles to field a focus group with the community to learn what health services are available and what services are needed. The overall goal is to assess the opportunity to build a health clinic.