Monday, March 8

All times are Central Standard Time (CST). Sessions will start promptly so please join a few minutes prior to start time.

On Demand

Welcome & Introduction

Betsy Kacizak, Director of Recruitment and Admissions - MBA and Master's

Binnu Palta Hill, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

We are focused on International Women’s Day, Women in Business, and the importance of earning an MBA from UW-Madison. International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women's Day is all about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy, and action.

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Inspiring Stories

Hear from current students and alumni about their Wisconsin MBA experience.

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Coffee Chat with Career Management

Today’s Topic – ‘How to Negotiate Compensation

Presenter: Gina Jenkins, Director of Career Management

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International Women’s Day - #Choose To Challenge

Send your #Choose To Challenge photo to mba@wsb.wisc.edu by Thursday at 10 a.m.

4:00 – 4:30 p.m. CST

Ask Us Anything Session - Live Event

This event will be held via Zoom and representatives from the admissions team, career management team, and current students are on hand to answer specific questions about the Wisconsin MBA Programs. Stop by the room for a few minutes or spend the time getting to know the teams. Private one on one meetings will be available.

Tuesday, March 9

All times are Central Standard Time (CST). Sessions will start promptly so please join a few minutes prior to start time.

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. CST

Ask Us Anything Session - Live Event

This event will be held via Zoom and representatives from the admissions team, career management team, and current students are on hand to answer specific questions about the Wisconsin MBA Programs. Stop by the room for a few minutes or spend the time getting to know the teams. Private one on one meetings will be available.

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Coffee Chat with Career Management

Today’s Topic – ‘Quick Tips for Virtual Networking

Presenter: Amanda Earle, Associate Director of Career Management and Corporate Partnerships.

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Forté

Gina Jenkins, Director of Career Management, shares about Forté and the empowering environment that equips women for lifelong success in their careers and community life. Gina covers how Forté strives to increase the number of women applying to and enrolling in MBA programs by providing educational opportunities, networking and mentoring events, as well as professional conferences.

Watch the Forté video

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. CST

Ask Us Anything Session with Students - Live Event

This event will be held via Zoom with current students to answer specific questions about the Wisconsin MBA Programs. Stop by the room for a few minutes or spend the entire time getting to know us. Private one on one meetings will be available.

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Inspiring Stories

Hear from current students and alumni about their Wisconsin MBA experience.

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M. Keith Weikel MBA Leadership Speaker Series Welcomes Susan Chapman Hughes

Susan Chapman Hughes – Executive VP at American Express

Wednesday, March 10

All times are Central Standard Time (CST). Sessions will start promptly so please join a few minutes prior to start time.

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Coffee Chat with Career Management

Today’s Topic – ‘Resume Tips

Presenter: Betsy Golomski, Assistant Director of Career Management

8:00 – 8:45 a.m. CST

Student Panel – Live Event

Current Wisconsin MBA students will share how they came to attend Wisconsin, future career goals, and how they have enjoyed their MBA experience.

Moderator: Betsy Kacizak, Director of Recruitment and Admissions - MBA and Master’s

Panelists:

  • Maghan Kuehl – Full-Time MBA
  • Erin Harried – Evening MBA
  • Shawnee Parens – Executive MBA

Watch the event recording

On Demand

Inspiring Stories

Hear from current students and alumni about their Wisconsin MBA experience.

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. CST

Ask Us Anything Session - Live Event

This event will be held via Zoom and representatives from the admissions team, career management team, and current students are on hand to answer specific questions about the Wisconsin MBA Programs. Stop by the room for a few minutes or spend the time getting to know the teams. Private one on one meetings will be available.

Thursday, March 11

All times are Central Standard Time (CST). Sessions will start promptly so please join a few minutes prior to start time.

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Coffee Chat with Career Management

Today’s Topic – ‘Maximizing LinkedIn’  

Presenter: Jean Sink, Director of Career Management and Corporate Partnerships

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. CST

Ask Us Anything Session - Live Event

This event will be held via Zoom and representatives from the admissions team, career management team, and current students are on hand to answer specific questions about the Wisconsin MBA Programs. Stop by the room for a few minutes or spend the time getting to know the teams. Private one on one meetings will be available.

On Demand

Inspiring Stories

Hear from current students and alumni about their Wisconsin MBA experience.

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. CST

Admission Panel - Live Event

The Wisconsin MBA Admissions Team will share what makes a competitive applicant for the Wisconsin MBA.  The panel will cover standardized test scores, undergraduate academic performance, essay questions, recommendations, interviews, and merit aid.

Moderator: Betsy Kacizak, Director of Recruitment and Admissions - MBA and Master’s

Panelists:

  • Jennifer Balogh, Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions - MBA and Master’s
  • Randy Parvin, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions - MBA and Master’s

Watch the event recording

Friday, March 12

All times are Central Standard Time (CST). Sessions will start promptly so please join a few minutes prior to start time.

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Coffee Chat with Career Management

Today’s Topic – ‘Virtual Interviewing Tips'

Presenter: Sandra Kubat, Assistant Director of Career Management

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. CST

Ask Us Anything Session - Live Event

This event will be held via Zoom and representatives from the admissions team, career management team, and current students are on hand to answer specific questions about the Wisconsin MBA Programs. Stop by the room for a few minutes or spend the time getting to know the teams. Private one on one meetings will be available.

On Demand

Inspiring Stories

Hear from current students and alumni about their Wisconsin MBA experience.

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. CST

Closing Session – Live Event

10:00 – 10:20 a.m. Recap of the week’s events, Q&A about the Wisconsin MBA
10:20 – 10:30 a.m. Participation from the audience on International Women's Day

Watch closing session recording