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Alumni Spotlight: Meg Lee MBA 22
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Alumni Spotlight: Meg Lee MBA 22

Finance Manager at E. & J. Gallo Winery

Alum Meg Lee shares how skills from her Sacramento Part-Time MBA propel her wine industry career and offers insights on Gen-Z, the changing workforce, and the rise of non-alcoholic consumption.

From Software Novice to MBA Leader: How an MBA Enhanced My Network
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From Software Novice to MBA Leader: How an MBA Enhanced My Network

Leadership cultivated beyond the classroom

Sacramento MBA student Aniket Goundaje shares his journey of self-discovery from questioning his abilities to embracing leadership opportunities at UC Davis, navigating unfamiliar territories and finding a work-life balance.

Microsoft Exec Inspires My UC Davis Students with AI Vision
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Microsoft Exec Inspires My UC Davis Students with AI Vision

MSBA Guest Lecturer: Marco Casalaina, VP of products, Azure AI, Microsoft

Microsoft's Azure AI Vice President of Products Marco Casalaina shared three key trends shaping in the AI landscape: ubiquity, multimodality and autonomy.

My MBA Journey Empowering Rural Healthcare Access
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My MBA Journey Empowering Rural Healthcare Access

Collaborative leadership key to establishing medical education in Northern California

Alum Kristy Bird MaKieve leverages her MBA skills to spearhead multiple non-profits and groundbreaking medical education initiatives, revolutionizing rural healthcare access and education in Northern California.

Bringing My Data Analytics Insights to MSBA Class to Inspire Students
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Bringing My Data Analytics Insights to MSBA Class to Inspire Students

Sharing my experiences at Home Depot and Google

Alum Rohan Ranshinge revisited the MSBA classroom to share how the program unlocked opportunities, refined skills, and propelled his career success in analytics at Home Depot and Google.

UC Davis Undergrad Leads to MPAc Success at Deloitte
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UC Davis Undergrad Leads to MPAc Success at Deloitte

Alum Megan Smith share advice on time management and CPA exam scheduling

In this Q&A, Double Aggie Megan Smith MPAc 23 discusses leveraging early application to the MPAc program as a UC Davis undergrad, balancing academics and extracurriculars, and her role as an audit & assurance assistant at Deloitte.

UC Davis MBA Sustainable Energy Industry Immersion - Executive Guest Speaker Video
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UC Davis MBA Sustainable Energy Industry Immersion - Executive Guest Speaker Video

Live case studies presented by Katie Sloan, Southern California Edison

The Sustainable Energy Industry Immersion explores the latest trends and challenges shaping an industry at the forefront of global development, environmental conservation, national security and financial markets.

UC Davis MBA Alumna Archana Arunkumar on Collaborative Leadership in Tech
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UC Davis MBA Alumna Archana Arunkumar on Collaborative Leadership in Tech

"Carry your confidence into every room you enter."

What’s collaborative leadership mean? How do you collaborate at work to make an impact? UC Davis MBA alumna Archana Arunkumar shares her insights from more than 20 years experience as a product and technology executive, advisor and board director in the tech world.

UC Davis MSBA Edge: Practicum Projects
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UC Davis MSBA Edge: Practicum Projects

Presented by MSBA Director of Analytics Projects Carrie Beam

Our year-long practicum projects are a powerful learning experience, bringing company partners together with MSBA student teams and top faculty advisors to develop solutions for clients. MSBA Director of Analytics Projects Carrie Beam shares the details.

How My MBA Elevated My Lab Management Skills
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How My MBA Elevated My Lab Management Skills

Three operational systems I’ve implemented at Sandia National Laboratories

Materials Technologist Fitzjames Ryan discusses how the Bay Area MBA program improved his lab management skills and increased efficiency after challenges at Sandia National Laboratories. 

What’s a Career in Investing and Finance Like?
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What’s a Career in Investing and Finance Like?

UC Investments Academy offers exciting opportunities for UC Davis MBAs

Minhua Zhu MBA 25 shares her insider's view of the finance world through the UC Investments Academy, led by UC Chief Investment Officer Jagdeep Singh Bachher who manages $170B for UC campuses and medical centers.

Empowering Futures: Insights from the Fastbreak Mentoring Program
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Empowering Futures: Insights from the Fastbreak Mentoring Program

Partnership with the Sacramento Kings, Mentor California and Improve Your Tomorrow

The Graduate School of Management has teamed up with the Sacramento Kings, MENTOR California and Improve Your Tomorrow on the Kings Fastbreak Mentoring Program to pair MBAs as mentors for rising college students. View video.

From Retail to Deloitte: Ascending to Audit Associate
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From Retail to Deloitte: Ascending to Audit Associate

Networking and building connections led to my Big 4 job offer

After four years at Banana Republic, MPAc student Catherine Jaber looked to start a new chapter. Within weeks at UC Davis, she secured offers from all Big 4 firms and will join Deloitte as an audit associate this fall.

Switching My Gameplan: Pursuing a Career in Accounting
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Switching My Gameplan: Pursuing a Career in Accounting

How I landed a job as Tax Associate at KPMG in San Francisco

As a UC Davis undergrad, MPAc student Kendall Lorraine Richards realized she was more a “numbers” person and discovered a passion for accounting. She’ll start as a tax associate at KPMG in San Francisco this fall. 

Boost Your Personal Brand: Four Effective Strategies for a Career Change
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Boost Your Personal Brand: Four Effective Strategies for a Career Change

Following the E.P.I.C Personal Branding Strategy

Transitioning from high school chemistry teacher to women’s healthcare advocate, Full-Time MBA Allison Judy shares her success with the E.P.I.C. Personal Brand Strategy, crafted by UC Davis Lecturer Vanessa Errecarte.

Putting My MBA to Work in Healthcare: A Journey in Pediatric Emergency Preparedness
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Putting My MBA to Work in Healthcare: A Journey in Pediatric Emergency Preparedness

Instilled with a greater sense of global responsibility

Sacramento MBA Jaimie Asakawa shares how the program is shaping her perspectives as a health care leader playing a strategic role in the global conversation about pediatric emergency preparedness, making a positive impact on children and families worldwide.

Alumni Video Spotlight: Prakriti Rastogi MSBA 20
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Alumni Video Spotlight: Prakriti Rastogi MSBA 20

Data Science Analyst at eBay

Prakriti Rastogi MSBA 20 speaks about the challenges and rewards of working in the payments industry as a data science analyst at eBay.

Alumni Video Spotlight: Vinit Hasija MSBA 22
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Alumni Video Spotlight: Vinit Hasija MSBA 22

Data Product Manager at Frameplay

View video of Vinit Hasija MSBA 22 who shares about his UC Davis experience, collaborative leadership, challenges in the gaming and ad tech industry, favorite professor and advice for those pursing a Master of Science in Business Analytics.