Already in the No. 2 spot in the insurance broker company AON-COFCO, Qing “Clare” Wu had achieved what most people dream of. Still, she didn’t want to miss an opportunity to improve her business skills, so she enrolled in Washington University and Fudan University’s joint executive MBA program. While there, she inspired her classmates to take up running, and after graduation gained the top spot at AON.
After earning her degree in Washington University and Fudan University’s joint Executive MBA program, Jo Feng EMBA ’11, began taking on new challenges, such as working in the United States and racing across the Gobi Desert. Unlocking her potential led her to become general manager of the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca China.
George Liu, EMBA ’08, learned American management styles at the Washington University/Fudan University Executive MBA program. He was able to grow his silk exporter business as a result.
Washington University and the National University of Singapore partnered to present a multi-day symposia, “University Partnerships for Innovation: Advancing Human Well-Being.”
Emma Zhao, MSW ’11, discovered how much she enjoyed development when she was a student at the Brown School. Now she gets to work in the field for the university that sparked the interest.
Five students from WashU’s school of Engineering & Applied Science put their technical chops to the test in China this summer when they competed in the Silk Road Robotics competition.
Tim Hsu and David Ma met while graduate students at Washington University through the university’s Taiwanese Graduate Student Association. After they graduated, they wanted to find a way to recreate the camaraderie they’d known in school and created the WashU Alumni Club in Taiwan in 2012.
Albert Ip, BS’ 73, has volunteered with the university for more than 15 years. What keeps him coming back? He’s dedicated to higher education and the impact it can have on one person’s future and the world at large.
What does it take to start a paper chemical processing company in China in the early 1980s? As Peter Young, BSChE ’80, found out, a lot of perseverance, hard work, and a bit of luck.
Thanks to a Wheelwright prize from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design award-winning architect Erik L’Heureux is traveling to some of the world’s fastest growing cities along the equator to study how urbanization and tropical climates impact design.