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Alumni

The Wisconsin Business alumni community is your link to business professionals all over the world. Get involved, join groups, recruit students, attend events, and make connections for your life and career.

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Connect With Other Business Badgers

No matter when you left campus, you are always a Business Badger—and Business Badgers help each other. Establish relationships with alumni and students through School-facilitated events and explore the ways you can give back, reach out, and grow opportunities for your professional development.

Volunteer 

Learn how you can support the Wisconsin School of Business with your time.

Network

Connect with fellow Business Badgers via networking events and the online alumni directory.

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Join our Wisconsin School of Business alumni group for networking, career development, and industry topics.

Recruit and hire WSB students

Find talented students to join your team.

Recruit undergraduate students

Recruit graduate students

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Ensure you receive our newsletters and announcements.

Wisconsin Alumni Association

Find a UW–Madison alumni chapter in your area. Get to know Badgers wherever you are.

Alumni Spotlights

Marina Bloomer

Marina Bloomer (MBA ’22)

Through her company, Stellar Tech Girls, rocket scientist-turned-entrepreneur Marina Bloomer is empowering girls and nonbinary children to shoot for the moon—literally. Through a variety of hands-on workshops and camps, Bloomer helps cultivate and encourage an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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Shasparay Irvin (BS ’20, MA ’23)

A self-described hustler, Shasparay Irvin has never shied away from a business opportunity—especially when it involves something she’s passionate about. This performer and entrepreneur founded the Black Arts Matter Festival in 2019, curating a blend of slam poetry, music, and visual arts with representation from local and national artists.

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Liz Henry (BS ’83, MBA ’96) and Joe Henry (BBA ’14)

Mother and son duo Liz and Joe Henry are making a splash in the bourbon industry using a breed of red corn that was developed at UW–Madison and is exclusively grown on their family’s farm. What started as a small bourbon operation is now turning heads and winning awards all across the state—and beyond.

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Stay Up-to-Date With Alumni News

Read the latest Business Badger news in our alumni news blog. Find out what your fellow alumni are up to and check out some of their recent successes, inspiring stories, and interesting features.

Tap Into Career Development Opportunities

As Wisconsin business alumni, you have access to valuable resources for broadening your knowledge and developing professionally. See our full slate of webinars, speaker series, courses, and certificates.

Edge Up

EdgeUp

Access world-class resources that give you the edge up in your pursuit of success. No matter where you are in your career, WSB offers alumni webinars and learning opportunities to sharpen your competitive advantage and match the pace of a quickly changing business environment.

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Badger Executive Talks

Join us for our new speaker series featuring executives from our Business Badger community. Through these live virtual events, you will have access to some of the most accomplished leaders in your WSB network.

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Courses & certificates

Gain a competitive advantage through WSB’s Center for Professional and Executive Development (CPED). Keep your knowledge and skill set relevant and make meaningful contributions to your team and organization by completing professional development courses and certificates.

Read Update Magazine

Check out our latest edition of Update magazine, WSB’s biannual alumni publication.

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Featured Story

8 to Watch

These alumni are using their passions and business know-how to make major impacts in their industries. Meet trailblazers like Charlotte Du (MBA ’19), who leverages her real estate expertise to create attainable housing options for families across the country, and Keith Agoada (BBA ’08), who puts farmers’ livelihoods front and center by reshaping the global agricultural supply chain.

Class Notes

Catch up on fellow Wisconsin School of Business alumni.

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Featured Class Note

Maxwell Bracy (BBA ’12) established the nonprofit DiverSeaFy in 2020, which aims to diversify scuba diving and advocate for marine conservation. Since its inception, DiverSeaFy has graduated 22 students of color from its program. In addition, Bracey recently secured a $30,000 grant from the California Coastal Commission for inclusion and coastal access.

 

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Alumni Stats

45,953
living WSB alumni
86
countries in which WSB alumni reside
1,058
alumni in C-suite roles
34%
female
66%
male

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