Student Voices

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Park Perspectives: Start asking “why”

Colin Anderson, MBA ’23, encourages students to find their purpose.

Park Fellows celebrate case competition victory
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Park Perspectives: Working hard and being kind in the most competitive of arenas

Darren Horne, MBA ’23, advises on leaning in to support systems during recruiting.

Park Fellows posing in front of mountains in Peru
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Park Perspectives: It’s okay not to be okay

Rachel Starr, MBA ’22, reflects on how embracing her struggles have made her an approachable leader.

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Park Perspectives: Becoming a more compassionate leader through better listening

Valerie Hanke, Two-Year MBA ’23, dives deeper into the leadership skill of compassion and how it relates to active listening.

Mama Said Hand Pies owners Hiroko Takashima and Gabe Flores sitting at a table with a plate of hand pies in front of them and smiling
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Mama Said Hand Pies empowers creative passion by adopting a business mindset

Big Red Microenterprise coaches Benjamin Goulet and Devashish Sharma helped Mama Said Hand Pies transition from a farmer’s market stall to a shopfront.

A picture of Duncan Lee working at his cubicle at the NYC office, with an AccountAbility mug.
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Dreams and aspirations of becoming a global sustainability advisor

Johnson’s Social Impact Internship Fund enabled Duncan Lee, MBA ’22, to showcase his business and sustainability capability to AccountAbility.

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Park Perspectives: The intangibles, finding your goodwill

Taylor Nguyen Two-Year MBA ’21 discovered that intangible “goodwill” was far more valuable than salary, bonus, or location

photo of Alanna Miyajima smiling and holding Danimals yogurt in her right hand
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Staying true to my passion for sustainability and food systems

Alanna Miyajima, MBA ’21, writes about how her experience at Johnson helped her pivot into a career helping to make food systems more sustainable.

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EpiWell: Pushing the boundaries in diabetes management

As part of the BR Microenterprise program, MBA candidates Tyler Ashcraft and Faraan Khan worked with EpiWell, a local diabetes management company.