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Entrepreneurial spirit has led Juma to overcome two business failures and launch Quantifye, an online consulting marketplace that lets businesses create projects, hire consultants, and mange those projects from start to finish.
“The ability to finally take everything I learned over those years and apply it to helping children with special needs,” Miriam Fartook said about the biggest reward for earning her master’s degree.
Toni Light wanted to be a doctor but enjoyed college a little too much to pursue that career choice and, instead, earned a degree in advertising and public relations.
Rob Blakeney explored different career options and decided to earn his master’s degree in business so could pursue his true passion, finance and investments.
The Dallas / Fort Worth area has been known for its ability to bounce back as shown in the most employment figures from the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
“Make sure you are clear on your purpose about why you’re going to school. You only have one life, have a purpose in what you do,” says Marina Sbrochi.
“I pursued a doctorate degree because I wanted to immerse myself in literature and discourse that encourages creative learning environments where a variety of subjects overlap and intertwine,” said educator, Dr. Tiffany Lipsett.
Amanda Ellis manages a team of 70 recruiters in 37 offices throughout the United States. She also designs and implements permanent placement training programs for the employees of Special Counsel.
“You never know what opportunities might be available and you better be prepared to open the door when it comes knocking,” said Marissa Stone, CEO of 4 Minute Social.
My year-end bonus at the bank was a company logo’d nylon ski cap and a gold pen. I realized that in order to get a higher paying job, I needed an M.B.A..”
Looking to expand her horizons, Jeanette Wisdom finished her doctoral coursework, moved to Dallas, and took a position as a nurse supervisor at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
No matter what stage you are in life, a teacher, instructor, or professor has taught you. From elementary through college and professional executive programs, the need for quality educators will always be there.