Women in Business AGSM panel March 2022

Women in Business Panel Discussion

The UCR Business Graduate Programs Office hosted a panel of MBA alumni and student leaders in a roundtable discussion about women in the workplace. Topics ranged from inclusion to managing change to supporting and mentoring other women. On Inclusion: Victoria Guidry ’23, MBA-marketing: "A great vision of inclusion happens through our guest speakers and the...
By Elias Almarez-Herrera ’23 |
Victoria Guidry headshot

Making History for a Better Future

When she was growing up, Victoria Guidry never heard much encouragement about going to college. And she didn’t learn anything in high school about financial literacy. She has since learned plenty about both topics, and she is using that knowledge to close gaps and inspire others. As she pursues her Professional MBA degree with a...
By Darin Estep |
Stephanie Moya headshot

Supporting Fellow Latinas in Business School

While MBA student Stephanie Moya is immersing herself in the coursework, class projects, and community service that make up her master’s experience, she’s also focused on one of the issues that matters to her most: Supporting first-generation Mexican American students, especially women, like herself. “It is essential to motivate students, particularly Latina, who are underrepresented...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Angelina Chavez ’23

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going

Firsthand experience helping her mother run a business laid the foundation of Angelina Chavez's passion and drive in business. Raised by her mothers who immigrated from Apatzingán Michoacán in Mexico, she learned to appreciate the ethics of working hard to help others. "My mom offered income tax services in the front portion of our home...
By Elias Almarez-Herrera ’23 |
Lynette Lee ’22 portrait

Future Business Leaders Look Forward

Becoming a business leader takes discipline and determination. The Future Business Leaders of America Phi Beta Lambda chapter (FBLA-PBL) aims to cultivate a space for members to familiarize themselves with modern business practices that will position them for success. FBLA-PBL President Lynette Lee ’22 takes pride in the time and effort she has invested in...
By Elias Almarez-Herrera ’23 |
3 female business leaders

Three Women Business Leaders Establish Scholarships and Endowed Funds for UCR Business Students

Recognizing women in leadership, we celebrate three women who are making history with the UCR School of Business. Animal Advocate and High-tech Industry Veteran Looks to the Future Having served on the UCR Foundation’s board of trustees since 2014, Susan Atherton ’77 established the Susan Atherton Endowed Graduate Award Fund, and she has a deep...
Pat Watters

Investment Expert Sees and Shares the Power of Education

In recognition of Women’s History Month, we take a look at some of the women who are making their own history with the UCR School of Business. When Patricia Watters Ph.D. ’95 thinks back to working on her doctorate in Financial Economics, she doesn’t think of brilliant insights. Instead, she remembers the hard work and...
By Darin Estep |
Ching Liu

Solar Entrepreneur Sticks with Her Dream, Shares Success with Others

In recognition of Women’s History Month, we take a look at some of the women who are making their own history with the UCR School of Business. Ching Liu says her connection to the UCR School of Business was meant to be – and it all started with a phone call to the city of...
By Darin Estep |
Susan Atherton

UCR Opened Doors for Her, and Philanthropist is Proud that Work Continues

In recognition of Women’s History Month, we take a look at some of the women who are making their own history with the UCR School of Business. If Susan Atherton thinks about it, her connection with UC Riverside has really come full circle in the time since she enrolled as a 17-year-old, first-generation college student...
By Darin Estep |