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Spotlight on Student Life: Chicago Women in Business

March 8, 2017

1 P.M. - 2 P.M. CST

Join our live chat with current students from the Chicago Booth Women in Business (CWiB) group in celebration of International Women's Day. The discussion will be about their Booth experience and how it has made an impact on their careers. Learn more about how the panelists navigate academics and recruiting, as well as the dynamic and supportive community at Booth. Register for this chat »




Chat Panelists:

Kimberly Ge , Admissions
Kim Massesa In addition to serving as part of the admissions committee, Kim works with the operations team on global outreach and events. Prior to Chicago Booth, Kim worked in The University of Chicago's Career Advancement office as a career advisor, advising undergraduate students within the UChicago Careers in Business program. Kim earned her bachelor of arts degree in hospitality and business at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Additionally, Kim has a master’s of arts degree in counseling for higher education and student affairs from Montclair State University.

Samantha Keefe , Current Student
Samantha Keefe Samantha Keefe is a second-year student with concentrations in Accounting and General Management. At Booth, she is a Career Advisor, a Net Impact Board Fellow, a Business Solutions Group alumna, and an active member of the Wine and Yoga clubs. Prior to attending Chicago Booth, Samantha was a Senior Research Manager at Gerson Lehrman Group and an Admission Counselor at Rice University. This summer she interned at McKinsey & Company's Boston Office as a Summer Associate and will be returning as a full-time Associate this fall. Samantha holds a BA in American Studies from Wellesley College and loves talking about Boston sports teams, favorite podcasts, and where she should plan her next vacation.

Kerry Kraemer , Current Student, CWiB CO-Chair
Kerry Kraemer Kerry is a first-year student at Booth with concentrations in international business and strategic management. She is part of the Board Fellows Program, the Chicago Africa Business Group, and is a Co-Chair of Chicago Women in Business (CWiB). Prior to Booth she worked for the Truman National Security Project where she led the organization's Africa and International Development portfolios and served as Project Coordinator for a Ugandan non-profit conducting a gap analysis on service provision in the Nakivale Refugee Settlement. Kerry is a proud Minnesota native and received her BA in International Relations from Stanford University where she was captain of the Varsity Women's Swim Team.

Olivia Rodriguez , Current Student, CWiB CO-Chair
Olivia R. Olivia is a first-year student pursuing a concentration in Strategic Management. She's from Boston, and earned a BA in International Relations from Brown University, where she led the campus UNICEF group and was an active member of the Brown University Orchestra. Prior to Booth, she worked in three separate industries: education, healthcare, and e-commerce, in client management and sales. Outside of class, Olivia is a newly appointed co-chair of Chicago Women in Business (CWIB) and Booth's Retail and Luxury Group (RAL). Olivia enjoys traveling, skiing, and playing the piano.