MBA Mama of the Month

    MoTM is a special honor featuring outstanding, inspirational, powerhouse MBA moms who are rocking their roles as mamas and excelling academically and/or professionally

    June 2019 MBA Mama of the Month

    Shammi Quddus

    Shammi's advice for career moms interested in tech: We desperately need more women and mothers in tech leadership roles. There is genuine good intention from employers and managers to make it more inclusive so it's a good time to work in tech.

    Shammi is a married mother of two who graduated from Stanford's Graduate School of Business in 2018. Originally from Bangladesh, she now lives in Sunnyvale, California where she works as a Customer Insights Solutions and Strategy Manager at Google.

    May 2019 MBA Mama of the Month

    Gil Kaminski

    Gil is a mother of three and a 2016 graduate of The Wharton School's Healthcare Management program. She began her MBA just 4 weeks after her second child was born and she gave birth to her third child during the second year of her MBA studies. Gil had a major impact at Wharton as a founding member Mothers @ Wharton, an initiative of Wharton's Women in Business organization. She led a strategic project that resulted in the creation of a suite of lactation rooms in Wharton's Huntsman Hall. Gil lives in the Greater Philadelphia area with her husband and three children. She is a Regional Operations Director at DaVita Kidney Care.

    Gil's advice for career moms: intentionality is key; make time for reflection and self-care

    Click on the photos below for archived content of 2017 Mama of the Month honorees

    Kernie Obimakinde

    September 2017 MBA Mama of the Month

    UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business

    Class of 2018

    Rachel Clare

    August 2017 MBA Mama of the Month

    Duke Fuqua School of Business

    Class of 2017

    Nikole Vargas

    July 2017 MBA Mama of the Month

    Michigan Ross School of Business

    Class of 2018

    Kate Myers

    June 2017 MBA MotM

    Univ. of Virginia Darden School of Business

    Class of 2016

    Folaseto Akin-Olugbade​

    May 2017 MBA MotM

    London School of Business

    Class of 2017

    Brooke Carroll

    April 2017 MBA MotM

    Georgetown McDonough

    Class of 2016

    Mara Kelly​

    March 2017 MBA MotM

    NYU Stern

    Class of 2007

    Charanya Kannan

    February 2017 MBA MotM

    Harvard Business School

    Class of 2017

    Valerie Rivera

    January 2017 MBA MotM

    Stanford GSB

    Class of 2017