When Shelly Ford enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Medical Management at the Kelley School of Business, she couldn’t have predicted a pandemic would change the world a few months later.
“Systemic racism is a big, giant issue, and as a resident assistant, I can focus on my campus first: What can I do within my own community to help people learn about this issue? Collectively, we can all make an impact.”
Networking is a common practice in business — perhaps as ubiquitous as spreadsheets — but it’s less frequently used to advance within the medical community.
It’s because of resilient and gritty parents, and teachers and role models who cared about me, believed in me and wanted me to succeed. That’s why I do all I can to give my students what I was given: someone who cares about them and their success.
Kelley undergraduate student Julie Pettypool shares how her experience at the Hesselbein Global Academy was a life-changing experience.