Women in Business Alumni Association

2022 Wolverine Spirit Award

Welcome to the Michigan Ross Women in Business Association! Connect with fellow alumni, attend virtual events, stay informed, and help new connections!

We are always developing new programming, events, and career development opportunities, so please join our mailing list and check back frequently for updates. And as always, GO BLUE!

Meet Our Leadership Board
  • Co-President: Kara Davidson, MBA '13
  • Co-President: Karen Schnatterly, MBA '92
  • Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Sarika Gupta '10  
  • Vice President of Mentorship: Dianne Wells, BBA '83
  • Co-Vice President of Events: Jodi Levin, MM '20
  • Co-Vice President of Events: Samaakhya (Sam) Patterm,  MSCM '22
  • Co-Vice President of Marketing/Communications: Lauren Rosinski MBA '10/BBA '02
  • Co-Vice President of Marketing/Communications: Megan McDonald, MM '17

Club Events

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Ross Events


A Wolverine's Guide to Navigating Layoffs and the Tech Downturn

Thursday, March 30 at 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM ET (2 days from now)
Join us for a career webinar with Jeremy Schifeling, Ross alum, founder of Breaking into Tech and author of the #1 LinkedIn bestseller "Linked".
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Ross Alumni News

March 22, 2023

Q&A: Michigan Ross Alumnae Share Their Stories for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Ross School of Business is proud to recognize the contributions of women throughout history and in today’s society. This includes thousands of talented Michigan Ross alumnae who are making their mark in the business world.
March 17, 2023

Adam Kobeissi, BBA ’20: Transforming a Hobby into an Industry-Leading Commentary on Capital Markets

Investing became a hobby of mine at the age of 12. I was fascinated by the intricacies of finance and I appreciated the fact that every day in the market is different. After a few years of independent investing, I decided to launch The Kobeissi Letter as a hobby newsletter sharing my outlook on stocks, commodities, bonds, and options.
February 21, 2023

André Branch, MBA ’99: Luxury Cosmetics Executive Loves a Challenge

The same day André Branch, MBA ’99, joined The Estée Lauder Companies in March 2020 — tasked with the tall order of transforming and turning around the then-declining business — COVID-19 pushed the United States into lockdown.
February 9, 2023

Michigan Ross Couples Share Their Love Stories

At the Ross School of Business, students are bound to meet plenty of important connections  — professors, lifelong friends, and networking contacts. However, some lucky students even meet their significant other while learning at Michigan Ross.
January 16, 2023

In Memoriam

Remembering our alumni who passed on in 2022. Please send any additional notifications to rossalumni@umich.edu.
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Kara Davidson

MBA 2013, MS 2013

Karen Schnatterly

PHD 2000, MBA 1992

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