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Last Updated Jun 28, 2017 by

Wharton, Harvard MBA Mamas Weigh in on Black Lives Matter —We Need More Empathy

Clear Admit is proud to partner with MBA Mama, a platform for women who are pursuing their MBA while also balancing the demands of motherhood. In the following post, MBA Mama Co-Founder and CEO Divinity Matovu shares her thoughts on ongoing police violence and the Black Lives Matter movement that has emerged to help call attention to this issue and bring about much needed change. She also includes the perspective of fellow MBA Mama and Harvard Business School (HBS) graduate LaToya Marc, who served as HBS student body co-president with a fellow female classmate, marking the first time in the... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 26, 2016 by

MBA Mama of the Month: Michigan Ross’s Candace Johnson

As December draws to a close, we are delighted to share the latest Mama of the Month (MoTM) post from one of our favorite content partners, MBA Mama. Founded by a Wharton second-year student (and mom), MBA Mama is an online resource for women proving that motherhood can go hand in hand with an MBA. Each month, it features the story of an inspiring mom sharing her experience and best practices for balancing motherhood with the MBA and/or a successful career in business. This month’s MBA Mama of the Month is Candace Johnson, a married mother of one who is... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 14, 2016 by

November 2016 MBA Mama of the Month

As part of an ongoing content partnership with MBA Mama, an online resource for women proving that motherhood can go hand in hand with an MBA, we are pleased to present the November 2016 MBA Mama of the Month, Allison O’Kelly. A Harvard Business School alumna, O’Kelly is founder and CEO of Corps Team / Mom Corps, which she started in 2005 to help Certified Public Accountants like herself find flexible work that fit the needs of their families. In the decade-plus since then, the company has grown to become a leading provider of strategic workforce solutions across a wide... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 18, 2016 by

October MBA Mama of the Month: Anna Nordstrom

As part of our continuing partnership with MBA Mama, an online platform that provides ambitious women with tools and resources to leverage an MBA and strategically navigate family/career planning, we are pleased to feature the following post spotlighting Anna Nordstrom, a student in the evening MBA program at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. Undaunted by a challenge, Nordstrom embarked upon her MBA as part of a plan to change careers—her first was as an elementary school teacher. Oh, and did we mention that she gave birth to her second child three weeks after classes began? Not only that, she’s held leadership roles... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 29, 2016 by

Completing Your MBA Summer Internship While Pregnant — A Conversation with Allegra Asplundh

After a summer hiatus, Clear Admit is delighted to be reigniting a content partnership with MBA Mama, an online platform that provides ambitious women with tools and resources to leverage an MBA and strategically navigate family/career planning. In the months ahead, we look forward to sharing periodic posts from the MBA Mama blog that we think will be of interest and inspiration to our readers. The following piece spotlights Allegra Asplundh, a second-year MBA student at UT-Austin’s McCombs School of Business, who balanced a demanding summer internship at Goldman Sachs in Dallas with the demands of pregnancy. Now, she and... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 22, 2016 by

Wharton Lactation Suite Opens for Business

An exciting development took place on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School this week: the opening of a brand-new lactation suite for nursing business school students. The creation of the suite is the most recent development in a year-long advocacy campaign by Wharton student leaders from [email protected], PennNonCis, Return on Equality and Out4Business. In addition to lactation facilities, the student leaders also advocated for the addition of gender-neutral bathrooms in Wharton’s main Huntsman Hall building. These new facilities will be constructed on the Forum Level outside of the Ambani Auditorium, but because they require more extensive updates, their completion date is farther off.... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 28, 2016 by

Class of 2016 MBA Mama Graduates: Darden Edition

Here at Clear Admit we recently announced a new content partnership with MBA Mama, an online platform providing ambitious women with tools and resources to leverage an MBA and strategically navigate family/career planning. Today, we are excited to feature our first MBA Mama post, which highlights the impressive feats of three 2016 graduates from UVA’s Darden School of Business. Our thanks to MBA Mama for sharing these inspiring stories with us, and our congratulations to MBA Mamas Mimi West, Kate Myers and Jessica Pearson. The following post has been republished in its entirety from its original source, MBA Mama. Class... Read more »

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