B-Schooled Podcast Episode #165: Using an MBA in Emerging Sectors (Like Space!)

B-Schooled host Chandler Arnold sits down with his long-time friend and fellow Stanford GSB alum Carie Lemack to talk about using an MBA in the aerospace field (specifically) and emerging industries (more generally). Carie has served as a CEO and COO in aerospace enterprises, as an advisor to a number of aerospace startups, and is the co-founder of the Zed Factor Fellowship Program, a fellowship that empowers aspiring space and aviation professionals from historically excluded backgrounds.

In this wide-ranging conversation, Chandler and Carie laugh a lot. They also have radically candid conversations about a variety of topics, including:

Advice for people interested in using their MBAs in Aerospace and other emerging industries,
• Tips for breaking into a new industry from a nontraditional background,
• Practical suggestions for how to follow your passion in order to transition into a new field or sector,
• Suggestions for women working in typically male-dominated industries,
• Suggestions for current (and future) MBA students thinking about how to prioritize their time in business school,
• How to choose the “fights worth fighting for” in business school and in life, and
• Advice for MBA applicants doubting whether or not they “have what it takes” when applying to business school.

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