Nahida Teliani

Nahida Teliani

Nahida joined the Admissions office in the fall of 2015 and has worked on various undergraduate facing initiatives. As the Director of Undergraduate Initiatives, she is responsible for undergraduate recruitment and evaluation as well as programming and alumni engagement for all of Chicago Booth’s undergraduate initiatives, including the Dougan Scholars Certificate Program, Summer Business Scholars Program and Chicago Booth Scholars Program.

Prior to joining Booth, Nahida was the Senior Program Director for the Careers in Education Professions, Law, and Public and Social Service programs for the University of Chicago. In this role, Nahida launched the Education Professions program and provided oversight for all three programs. She has also taught with Edmonton Public Schools for several years before moving into her subsequent roles with the district as a curriculum coordinator and assistant principal. Through her work with the Alberta Teachers’ Association, Nahida spearheaded a council designed to encourage increased collaboration among teachers across the province of Alberta.

Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Nahida earned her B.Ed. from the University of Alberta, and received her M.A. from the University of Chicago. Nahida lives in Chicago with her husband and two children.

Blog postings by Nahida Teliani

For Chicago Booth Scholars, There's No Time like the Present

As those in their final year of undergraduate study move into the home stretch of their college careers, endless opportunities and decisions are on the horizon. Some will jump at job opportunities, others will travel, while still others will be thinking ahead to pursue additional education. Read More »

Deferred Admission for Undergraduate Applicants

The Chicago Booth Scholars deferred admission program is now open to undergraduate applicants beyond the walls of the University of Chicago. Students at any undergraduate institution can apply while in their final year of study, defer and gain professional experience for two to four years, and then accelerate their career with a Chicago Booth MBA. Read More »

Inside the Summer Business Scholars Program: 2018

We are extremely excited to welcome our Class of 2018 Summer Business Scholars to Chicago Booth. These 50 scholars from around the world spend three weeks on campus learning business principles and gaining hands-on experience before starting their careers. Follow their journey of discovery with us. Read More »

Enhance Your Summer with the Summer Business Scholars Program

This summer, develop your business acumen, establish a global network, and engage in an active learning environment founded on rigor and professional development. As an undergraduate or young professional beginning your career, you have the chance to enhance your summer with the three-week Chicago Booth Summer Business Scholars Program (SBSP). Read More »