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Alumni Lab Bogota

Reengaging the Thunderbird Mystique: Alumni Consulting Lab, Bogota

September 19, 2017

Written by Santiago Fajardo '12 The Client This August, I had the opportunity to participate in the Thunderbird Alumni Consulting Laboratory in Bogotá, Colombia, led by Thunderbird Professor Tom Hunsaker. Through a local entrepreneur accelerator, Fundacion Bolivar Davivienda , four Thunderbird... read more

Alumni Consulting Lab - Bogota Colombia

August 28, 2017

How do eight professionals from around the globe come together for one week in Bogotá, Colombia, meet four growing Colombian businesses, run four sprint-consulting projects – everybody working their tails off and making big impacts – and still say at the end of the week: “Crew, this was amazing! I... read more

Chapter Connections August 2017

August 28, 2017

Mumbai- July 21 T-birds gather at Palladium Social. Minneapolis/St. Paul- Chief Engagement Officer Patrick McDermott visited with the Minneapolis./St. Paul alumni on Tuesday July 25. Rome/Honolulu– Rome chapter leader Luca Casalena ’98 and Honolulu chapter leader Vincent Kimura ’10 got together for... read more

Chapter Connections July 2017

July 25, 2017

Auckland - June first Tuesday.Rosemary Wucinich ‘89, Hie Dal (Brian) Choi ‘83, and his wife Theresa, Chapter Leader Tina Huesing ‘96 and Logan. Those who attended enjoyed getting to know each other better at Devon the Wharf. Delhi - Not rain or heavy traffic could keep these T-birds from getting... read more

Alumni! Get involved in CMC Career Weekend

July 12, 2017

Thunderbird's Career Management Center is looking for alumni volunteers to help current T-birds prepare for networking and job searches! Watch the more

Chapter Connections June 2017

June 26, 2017

Munich- First Tuesday took place at the patio of the Alter Hof. The weather was glorious , food ,wine and turnout excellent. L-R: Ralf Renken '13, Frank Lieber '96, Birte Lesoigne , Chapter Leader Athan Kostopoulos '85 , Wally Schoch '76 ,Tom Lipton , Larry Schulz '72 , Steve Baily '92, Melanie... read more


Tales of Global Adventure:A Walk in the Park

June 21, 2017

An expedition in Namibia’s Skeleton Coast National Park By Mac Messenger ’72 / Namibia T
eton Coast National Park in Namibia. The coast is named for the bleached whale and seal bones that still cover the shore from the time when the whaling industry was active. There are also the skeletal remains... read more


Tales of Global Adventure: Passport, Passport

June 21, 2017

It’s slow going when
 you are the entertainment. By Babs Ryan ’81 / Iran N
ov. 4, 1992. Wherever we went, people pointed and stared. We would never pass this way again—in a British double-decker bus, built in 1958, reconstructed into a camper. The top deck had been converted to bunk beds; the... read more

Land of Eternal Spring

Tales of Global Adventure: Land of Eternal Spring

June 21, 2017

Adventures of a traveling salesman in Central America By Dan Schell ’59 / Guatemala Guatemala is known as the land of eternal spring. It was the first country on my initial international sales trip for Ames Irrigation International in the fall of 1964. My directive was to work in Central America... read more


Tales of Global Adventure: A New Set of Maps

June 21, 2017

Adjusting to life as an expat By Kelly Garriott Waite ’90 / Canada I raced as fast as I dared, keeping careful watch on the kilometers lining the inner circle of my speedometer. I didn’t yet have my Canadian driver’s license. My Ohio plates screamed foreigner. Anything could go wrong if a police... read more