Post Tagged with: "MBA"

MBA or MPA: Lauren Bogner

[Continuing from our MBA of MPA series]. Future Leaders in Philanthropy (FLiP): Why did you choose to pursue a graduate degree? Lauren Bogner (LB): I chose to purse an MBA for several reasons: 1. To advance my education and particularly develop areas and skill sets that I had not developed in my undergraduate studies (quantitative […]

MBA or MPA: Marie DiZazzo Wilson

FLiP continues to examine why some readers decided to get an MBA rather than an MPA or another masters degree. For more information on the subject, please enjoy the all the interviews here! Future Leaders in Philanthropy (FLiP): What experience did you have in philanthropy before you decided to go to graduate school? Marie DiZazzo […]

MBA or MPA: Shana Katz Ross

Please enjoy the second in our “MBA vs. MPA” series – started last week. Why did you get your MBA or MPA? Thanks again to Nina Sharma West for seeking out candidates and conducting these interviews. Future Leaders in Philanthropy (FLiP): Why did you choose to pursue a graduate degree? Shana Katz Ross (SKR): The […]

MBA or MPA: Nina Sharma West

About a year ago I told my friend and former co-worker (from Carnegie Hall), Nina Sharma West, that I was thinking about going back to school, part-time. I couldn’t (and, to be honest, still can’t) decide what degree might be most useful for my career. For me (and for many of you, I imagine), it comes down to MBA vs. MPA. Which is better?

To Grad School or Not to Grad School?

A FLiP reader just emailed me a question… one I get all the time… but I don’t have the answer. So, FLiP community, I need your help. If you have an opinion – and I know you do – please leave a comment at the bottom of this post (on the flip site: Here’s […]

Manhattan GMAT offers social venture scholarship!

Last year FLiP happily promoted, at no charge, a program run by a national test prep company. Manhattan GMAT offered a special deal to grant full tuition scholarships to 25 individuals in the New York metro area. They are doing it again this year! That’s free admission into an intensive 9-session GMAT prep course (a […]

If I Only Knew Then… Neil Davidson

An old colleague of mine from Carnegie Hall, Neil Davidson, is headed back to school after four years in the world of fundraising. Neil will begin working towards his MBA at Harvard in the Fall. Before he leaves for school I asked him to take a minute and jot down some notes about his brief experience before the next phase of his life unfolds.

ManhattanGMAT’s Social Venture Scholarships

As editors of a blog gaining some traction online, we get requests to promote certain products, events, or websites. We’€™re always happy to get these requests, but mostly they are only peripherally related to the philanthropy sector so we’ve passed on them. In the case of the ManhattanGMAT Social Venture Scholarships, however, we jumped at the opportunity to involve the […]

Meet David L. Cohen

David L. Cohen, AICP, the  Director of Development of the North Philadelphia Health System  obtained his executive MBA degree from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia in 2003. He is the first Director of Development at North Philadelphia Health System in Philadelphia, PA, a community healthcare provider. I spoke with David about his career and experiences […]

Meet Cathy Williams

I recently had the chance to talk with Cathy Williams, Ph.D., CAE, the Vice President of Education and Research Programs at the Association of Fundraising Professionals. As we approach the end of our education issue, I thought this would be a good time to chat with an expert! *Be sure to check out the end […]