University of Virginia
Cognitive Science/French/Dance, 2018
Apart from the outstanding academics, I was initially drawn to Fuqua because of the Admissions team, who made me feel welcomed and acknowledged as an individual. Even before setting foot on campus, I was attracted to the strong sense of community, the celebration of diversity, and the opportunities for personal and leadership development. Since arriving at Duke, all of my expectations have been met. I have been particularly impressed by the faculty’s commitment to helping each student discover, understand, pursue what they are truly passionate about, and create a path to achieve their personal goals.
One of the best experiences I’ve had at Fuqua was attending the Association of Women in Business (AWIB) Women’s Leadership Conference. It was a day-long event during which female and male ally students at Fuqua, as well as prospective female students, had the chance to attend a variety of lectures, workshops, and discussions. The conference was an incredible opportunity to connect with strong, empowered women. I left feeling proud to be a part of a school that celebrates gender diversity and that recognizes women as thought leaders and game changers in an industry still largely dominated by men.