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You realize that in order to address issues at the community level, it takes a more interdisciplinary approach
Growing up in Gilgil, Kenya, Yvonne Kamau watched her father address a wide range of health issues as a pharmacist.
“I think from then, I remember very clearly knowing that I wanted to be able to help people,” Kamau said.
That goal led her to pursue a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center along with a degree she didn’t expect: an MBA.
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Cynthia Steutermann is a management and leadership lecturer at the University of Kansas School of Business.What got you interested in your field, and what has been the most rewarding part of being involved in it?
I have spent over 20 years outside of academia in various management and leadership positions. One of those opportunities included work for ethics compliance initiatives at Sprint. Ethics is one of my favorite courses to teach at KU because we have a lot of interesting discussions about real-world... Read more
I am studying finance and economics.Why did you choose those majors?
I chose finance and economics because I want to understand what drives growth and creates value in society.What has been one of your best School of Business experiences?
My best School of Business experience so far has been the opportunity to travel to Omaha and meet Warren Buffett. Along with a few other universities, we got to have lunch and a Q&A session with him. It... Read more
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