Park Fellows

Sharad Daswani
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Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Sharad Daswani MBA ’03

Sharad Daswani, MBA ’03, has primarily worked in structured real estate finance since Johnson and is fascinated by how technology has changed over the years.

Park fellows participate in team exercise
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Park Perspectives: Why sometimes it’s better to listen first

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

Alessandra Zielinski, MBA '11, facilitates a working session during a leadership development workshop.
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Park Fellows alumni spotlight: Alessandra Zielinski, MBA ’11

Alessandra Zielinski, MBA ’11, is an executive coach and consultant dedicated to capacity building for mission-driven organizations, focusing on topics such as leadership development, community engagement, strategic planning, operational efficiency, and board governance.

Johnson classmates celebrate a victory
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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

Park Fellows meet over Zoom
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Park Perspectives: Assembling the collaborative leadership toolkit, one experience at a time

Christopher Nowacki Two-Year MBA ’22 leveraged previous work experiences to enhance his ability to collaborate and succeed on many different teams.

Solar panels with industrial smoke stacks behind them
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Energy justice: Exploring an equitable energy transition

The 11th annual Cornell Energy Connection showcased professionals sharing perspectives on key industry issues and featured a panel on energy justice.

Caleb Heyman at the Battle of the Brands
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Park Perspectives: Reading the shorthand

For Caleb Heyman Two-Year MBA ’21, the Johnson MBA experience has taught him not to live life ‘short-handed.’

Four student leaders conduct a Board meeting over Zoom.
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Park Perspectives: Learning by doing

The Present Value board reflects on how the MBA podcast has allowed them to try new things and learn from both successes and mistakes.

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Park Perspectives: Johnson women and our allies

Julia Angelos Two-Year MBA ’22 hopes to help provide opportunities and resources that empower through connection, inclusion, and advancement.