The Goizueta Evening MBA Leadership Retreat at Château Élan will always stand out when I think back on my Emory EvMBA experience.
Category: Student Experience
Entrepreneurial empowerment takes on a breadth and depth unknown to me in any other context. This El Salvador Executive MBA trip was an amazing experience from beginning to end, enabling students and alumni the opportunity to experience social enterprise in an emerging market context with the political, historical, social and cultural layers unique to El Salvador’s rich history.
“Growing up, what did you always need and never get?” “What did you particularly value from your childhood that you would like to give to others?” “What gets you mad in the world?” As I jotted down answers to these questions, I had to take a moment to look around the room and remind myself where I was.
One sunny afternoon in July, I took a GMAT study guide off the shelf in my local bookstore and skimmed a few pages. I immediately closed it, put it back on the shelf, and said, “Nope!”