Carey Student Awards


Exemplary Carey Students Recognized with Awards

The Carey Business School honored exemplary students and student organizations on April 28 at the Annual Carey Student Recognition Reception held on the Harbor East campus. The ceremony was headlined by five major individual student awards. The winners were selected from 145 nominations that came from students, faculty, and staff.

Mission in Action Award: Brad Waters, Global MBA. The Carey Mission in Action Award honors the student who best embodies the fundamental beliefs of Carey’s mission. Waters was honored for his volunteer commitments and leadership initiatives, as well as his contribution to research on the school’s motto “business with humanity in mind” with the OneCarey campaign.

Carey Networking Award: Siwen Tang, MS Enterprise Risk Management. The Carey Networking Award honors the student who best builds community and creates meaningful professional relationships. Tang was honored for her work with the Risk Management Club, which she co-founded. The club organized several workshops, a trek to the Bloomberg financial media company in New York, a visit to the World Bank, and several speaker events.

Carey Brand Ambassador Award: Tomas Solari Yrigoyen, MS Enterprise Risk Management. The Carey Brand Ambassador Award is awarded to the student who best communicates the brand of Johns Hopkins University and Carey. Solari was honored for his role in leading the recent TEDxJHUDC event held on Feb. 18. The first-of-its-kind event featured several speakers and was well attended by students from Carey, the Krieger School of Advanced Academic Programs, and SAIS.

Carey Community Build Award: Alina Predescu, Flexible MBA. The Community Builder Award is presented to the student who makes efforts to enhance the Carey experience for present and future students. Predescu was honored for her role in creating Carey’s first club catered to part-time students: Carey Connect. Carey Connect has organized several successful events and created many valuable partnerships with other Johns Hopkins organization thanks to Predescu’s efforts.

Carey Leadership Excellence Award: Gavyn Ooi, Global MBA. The Carey Leadership in Excellence Award is presented to the student who most exemplifies the Carey ideal of leading with integrity. Ooi served as president of Carey’s Student Government Association in Baltimore. In this role, he led several initiatives at the school, including the OneCarey campaign and symposium that explored the future of Carey’s motto “business with humanity in mind.”

Posted on May 18, 2017 In