I have only been in Pittsburgh for 4 months, but this is now my home! I stayed in the city during the Thanksgiving break and explored my new home. If you’re staying “home” for the holidays, or have family visiting during the next few weeks, below I put together a friendly list of (some) things […]
About Iryna Marchenko | MBA 2020
Iryna was born in Ukraine and moved to Houston, Texas when she was 13. Her undergraduate degree is in organizational leadership and supervision from the University of Houston. Before pursuing MBA, she spent 7 years in a corporate social responsibility role as a community relations specialist at an oil & gas services provider. Outside of work and school, she is a blogger, DIY-er, and a photographer. Post-MBA she is working toward a product or program management role in a leading technology company.
Entries by Iryna Marchenko | MBA 2020
Last weekend was the Diversity Weekend at Tepper. My favorite event! Exactly a year earlier, I was an attendee still not sure whether an MBA was right for me. A Tepper student guided me through school during the Friday social event; Dean Dammon presented during the dinner on Saturday; and Leanne Meyer and Jarred Lazear provided […]
When people told me that I would be busy during my MBA, my general response was, “Yeah, sure.” I mean, how bad could it be? I’ve been working for seven years on community outreach projects at an oil and gas services company in Houston. Many of my projects required me to be at events during […]