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Happy Mother’s & Father’s Day: MBAs X Parenthood

“Being a parent of a newborn while working and doing an MBA is a lot of work. It means long days and sleepless nights. Everyone in the Langone program must make tradeoffs, but for parents, it’s especially complex. How do I work, keep my grades up, build friendships, maintain relationships, and take care of a tiny newborn? Can I be part of the social scene and be there for my baby when she wakes up multiple times during the night? At one point, I was ready to give it up because the mom guilt is all consuming, if not for my partner.

Susan Jurevics: Cultural Touchstones, Delighting Your Fans, and Marketing in a Digital World

Susan Jurevics (Langone ’96) is the former CEO of Pottermore and was at Sony for over a decade as SVP of Global Retail CRM and Brand Marketing. She has spent her career connecting fans to beloved characters and universes such as Harry Potter, Spiderman, James Bond, and Barbie. In this episode of Stern Chats, Susan unveils her work at the intersection of culture and commerce and how she builds a business for the next generation of fans.

Tanya Zuckerbrot: The Value of Agility, Looking Past Face Value, and Embracing Failure

Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD Founder of F-Factor speaks about the grit and determination it has taken to grow F-Factor from a two client practice to being named one of NYSE top emerging businesses in 2018. 

Dr. Gary Fraser: MBA Leadership, Community, and the Power in Allyship

Dr. Gary Fraser, a self-described “kid from Brooklyn” holds the unique distinction of being Stern’s first student president of the Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students (AHBBS) and Stern’s first Dean for Diversity & Inclusion. In this special NYU Ally Week episode, Dean Fraser discusses his nearly three-decade relationship with NYU Stern and the power of allyship in building community.

Patrick Vardaro: Patriotism, Responsibility, and the Courage to Lead

Patrick Vardaro, current MBA student and veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, joins us in the studio to discuss his time as an officer in the Army. In a story about leadership and sacrifice, Patrick shares details of the transformation and growth he experienced on his personal and professional journey.

Sara Sindelar: Intrapreneurship, Marketing, and the Voice of the Next Generation

Sara Sindelar, Global Experiential Marketing Manager at IBM and Stern alumni, joins us in the studio to discuss her career in marketing & advertising and her path towards becoming an intrapreneur at IBM. In a story about taking initiative and finding your niche, Sara teaches us some key rules for the workplace and the importance of not taking “no” for an answer.


















Sonia Marciano: Sock Puppets, ROIC, and Being Your Own Enterprise

Sonia Marciano, Clinical Full Professor of Management and Organizations joins us in the studio to talk to us about her nontraditional career path that lead her to finding her true passion and to share valuable advice she has for MBA students. In a story about finding purpose, Professor Marciano reminds us of the importance of discovering your strengths and finding happiness at work.


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