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In the season of thanks, we’d like to take this day to recognize the more than 35,000 alumni donors who have given back to the school.

Your ongoing support ensures that Chicago Booth continues to provide a world-class business education. Thank you for being an engaged member of our community and helping to move the Chicago Booth mission forward.

From all of us at Chicago Booth on November 17, 2022, Happy Donor Day!

As a part of this celebration, we have asked some of our most dedicated alumni donors to share what they are thankful for. See what they shared below. 

I feel very fortunate to have learned so much at Booth and I'm thankful for the community and friendships that I developed at Booth. 

— Jerome Simmons, ’18

I am thankful to have learned the art of critical thinking, the importance of friendships, how to give back to society, collaboration, and a new perspective on the world. I consider myself a student forever. I am grateful to the Chicago Booth community forever.

— Ram Gundapaneni, ’13

I loved my time at Booth and enjoy being part of the alumni community.

— Andy Yang, ’08

I am grateful for the scholarship I received as a Booth first year student and the opportunities afforded to me. I give back to help others pursue their goals and opportunities at Booth.

— Ian Lue, ’93

I'm thankful for the incredible education and formation I experienced at Chicago. My time there transformed me and the trajectory of my life. Chicago taught me how to question, reason, investigate, assert, and challenge assumptions. More fundamentally, my time at Chicago has meant I can—working with others—help change the world. I am incredibly grateful for all of it.

— Deborah J. Mitchell, MBA’85, PhD’91

I'm thankful to have learned how to think better at Booth.

— Tudor Ionut Enoiu, ’06

Booth is a great school in every aspect, great faculty and wonderful alumni. I am thankful to Booth for a great network of colleagues who are always helpful!

— Sukhvinder Singh, ’18 (XP-87)

Booth has provided me with a lifelong sense of community and learning that has been a continuous source of strength in my personal and professional development.

— Mike Davidoff, ’03

I am grateful to be engaged with the Chicago Booth community and enjoy the many inspired and insightful webinars.

— Lawrence E. Horner Jr., ’80

Read about the impact of support from Chicago Booth’s donors in the 2021-22 Annual Fund and Alumni Engagement Impact Report.

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