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Student Spotlight: Hannah Buchsbaum

Buchsbaum is pursuing her Master of International Business (MIB) at Warrington. She has interned with Amazon and United Technologies. Upon her graduation in spring 2021, she will join Uber in San Francisco. Congratulations, Hannah! Q: Tell us about your background. Buchsbaum: “I am from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. I graduated in Fall 2020 with an undergraduate degree in Finance and will be graduating this semester (spring 2021) with my Master of International Business degree. I have been very involved in

From the Master of International Business to Oracle

Raquel “Rocky” Cartaya completed her Master of International Business (MIB) in the spring of 2020. She currently works at Oracle. See how the Master of International Business program helped her achieve her career aspirations. Q: Tell us about your background. Cartaya: “I grew up in Hallandale Beach, FL and then moved to Sarasota, FL to attend Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School. When I was younger, I loved playing tennis, and I continued to play through high school where I also

Why this psychology major chose to pursue a Master of International Business

Sara Londono (MIB ’20) is an incoming Emerging Leader Associate at Paylocity. This recent graduate of the Master of International Business (MIB) program tells us more about what her future holds and how the experience she gained in the MIB program helped her get there. Q: Tell us about your background. Londono: “My name is Sara Londono, I am a second-generation Colombian, and I grew up in St. Augustine, FL. During my formative middle school years, my family and I

Graduating Student Spotlight: Eden Shamir

Eden Shamir came to the University of Florida without knowing what career path she wanted to pursue. But when she looks back at her life, she now admits that it probably should’ve been clear to her. “I have always devoted my free time to customer service, whether through volunteering throughout high school or serving as a student assistant throughout college,” Shamir said. “Many of the activities and organizations that I have found to be the most fulfilling incorporate some aspect

5 Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Congratulations are in order for five students from the Warrington College of Business for being honored with Outstanding Achievement Awards from the University of Florida International Center (UFIC) on November 17. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2020 are: Man Xie (Ph.D. ’21): Xie, originally from China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of marketing. She earned a bachelor’s

Warrington student wins best reviewer, nominated for best paper on how social marketing influences public perception

Warrington College of Business student Trish Kalis was among the top honorees at the Academy of International Business Southeast Chapter Conference this October. Kalis (BSBA ’18, MSM ’19, MIB ’20) was named Best Student Reviewer and was nominated for Best Student Paper at the conference focused on academic research in the field of international business. Kalis said it feels rewarding to have been awarded with Best Student Reviewer. “It’s great to know that my reviews were perceived so positively,” she

Master of International Business degree prepares alumnus for director role at General Dynamics

Timothy Feldman (BBA ’06, MIB ’10) is Senior Director, Subcontracts – Defense Division at General Dynamics Information Technology. One decade out from his Master of International Business (MIB) degree, he still keeps in touch and hired four Warrington students last year. Read more about Feldman and how the Master of International Business program helped him expand his understanding of non-U.S. economies, business strategies and cultures. Q: Tell us about your background.  Feldman: “I was born in Danbury, Connecticut but moved

How a Master of International Business prepared this alumna for ALDI’s District Manager program

Iara Dircie (BABA, BA ’18, MIB ’19) is a graduate of the Master of International Business (MIB) program. Today, she is in ALDI’s District Manager training program. Read our interview with Iara to see how her master’s degree prepared her for her career. Q: Tell us something about yourself. Dircie: “I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and moved to Miami, Florida at the age of four. I attended a magnet middle and high school for theater and competed on a jump

Isabel Sanchez (BSBA ’19, MIB ’20) | October 2020

Sanchez (BSBA 2019, MIB 2020) is a digital marketing specialist. She recently published a cookbook, “Quarantine Quisine,” with fellow UF alumna Grace Ubben.  Filled with 35 recipes inspired by idle time in the kitchen during quarantine, this is a collection of easy, straightforward recipes that not only taste good, but also make you feel good.   

Master of International Business an ‘easy choice’ for this alumna passionate about understanding other cultures

Melissa Travaglia Ross (BSBA, MIB ’14) is a double Gator and Market Manager with 7-Eleven. We spoke with her about her experience in the Master of International Business (MIB) program, how it benefitted her, and more in this story. Q: Tell us about yourself. Ross: “I grew up in South Florida after moving here from Argentina in 1997 where my whole extended family still lives there today. The other half of my family is from Belgium, so needless to say I