A team from the Carlson School took home third place and $1,000 at the October 1 National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) Case Competition. Member of the team include first-year, Full-Time MBA students Esra Kucukciftci, Huyen Le, and Elizabeth Woodwick, as well as second-year, Full-Time MBA student MinhHa Pham.
Taking first place at the competition was the University of Houston, followed by North Carolina State University. Other finalist schools included Georgia Tech, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Lehigh University, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The students worked on a live case for a non-profit organization, taking into account culture dynamics. Specifically, the case revolved around building a five-year strategy program for high school students in the Navajo community to graduate and move on to secondary education.