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TEM Lab in Chile

One Week in Chile

October 1, 2018

September 11 and September 18 are exactly a week apart. This one week in September encapsulates two major events in Chile’s history that still resonate deeply. These two dates have just passed and having been in Chile to witness both has been a reminder that historical context shapes the world in which we live and who we are as people.read more

TEM Lab in Romania

Another Day, Another Lei

October 1, 2018

Being in Romania and working with ServUsTECH has been an amazing, memorable experience. Having never been to Romania, or even eastern Europe, I wasn’t sure what life would be like. I’ve been so impressed by the history, people, architecture, landscape, and of course the food, all of which will be missed (especially the massive 4 Lei [$1 USD], Nutella-filled croissants for breakfast). It's hard to believe we are about to start our final week.read more

TEM Lab in Chile

Student Consulting Teams Return from Chile, Myanmar & Romania

October 1, 2018

Three teams of Thunderbird graduate students have just returned to campus following their summer-long Global Consulting Laboratories in Chile, Myanmar, and Romania. Thunderbird offers extensive applied learning opportunities, including these one-of-a-kind immersive consulting projects for real client organizations around the world. These competitive projects give Thunderbird students the opportunity to apply their education, gain unparalleled hands-on experience, and make a deep impact on their client organization's real-world business operations.read more

TEM Lab in Myanmar

Southeast Asia’s Last Hidden Gem

October 1, 2018

TEM Lab, Fall 2018 Myanmar, Heho Potato Written by Tyler Stringham As I bite into a plate of locally sourced dragon fruit and stare into the bustling streets of Yangon, I contemplate one fact. Myanmar is the first country I’ve ever travelled to that does NOT have a single McDonald’s. The golden... read more

TEM Lab in Romania

VIDEO BLOG: Student Consultants Film Their Day in Romania

September 17, 2018

TEM Lab, Fall 2018 Romania, ServUsTECH Written by Ian Blotter Team HAIR+Z, a new popular European boy band. Photo Credit & Manager: Roberta Rosa This past week our journey has taken us to some of the most beautiful parts in all of Transylvania. We ventured into the underground salt mines, took... read more

TEM Lab in Chile

Relationships Make the Difference

September 13, 2018

TEM Lab, Fall 2018 Chile, Technoserve Written by Emitt Bryant “Slow down and make building relationships as important as building projects.” --Greg Mortenson As T-birds, we love to explore and meet new people. Not only do we enjoy forming and building relationships, but it is healthy and helpful in... read more

TEM Lab in Myanmar

The Great Transformation of Myanmar

September 12, 2018

TEM Lab, Fall 2018 Myanmar, Heho Potato Written by Tyler Stringham Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has undergone a great transformation. Originally under a military regime for decades, yet since 2011, Myanmar has been transitioning into a democracy. In the words of our client Mr. Htwe Chan, “... read more

TEM Lab in Romania

Karaoke, Dungeons, and Discovery

September 11, 2018

TEM Lab, Fall 2018 Romania, ServUsTECH Written by Zach Garcia Team HAIR+Z enjoying the countryside of Cluj-Napoca Welcome to week 2 of the HAIR+Z international consulting experience in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. This week was filled with great days in the office, relationship-building activities, and a... read more

TEM Lab in Chile

Cycles of Change in Santiago

September 10, 2018

Santiago, Chile in the very early spring. Morning mists break way to warm afternoon sun. Young buds and new leaves are starting to appear on trees lining the boulevards. There could be no better setting for taking on a project aimed at revitalization.read more

TEM Lab in Chile

T-birds Land in Chile, Cachai?

September 4, 2018

Our team is excited to be the first Thunderbird Emerging Market Lab in Chile, where we are working with an organization that works to empower entrepreneurs globally. Having spent a week at their local Santiago office (one of our client's many offices around the world), we are looking forward to completing our project.read more