Protecting the President of the United States. Sitting in a NASA Control Center to launch a rocket. Project managing for a Fortune 100 corporation. While seemingly disparate, this broad experience base was something Sophie Parker EMBA ’22 pursued with intention. With the goal of improving organizations from within, Parker has long sought out diverse corporate cultures in order to build a versatile skill set and strengthen her business acumen.
“What has made me the most successful is the ability to identify and understand the commonalities that exist in the various fields in which I’ve worked and use adaptable skills to drive consensus and impact,” says Parker. “Leaders need to rapidly assess and understand complex environments.”