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A group photo of the latests TALI graduates

April 29, 2024

Tepper School of Business and The Advanced Leadership Institute (TALI) Celebrates 2024 Graduates of the Emerging Leaders Program

The Tepper School of Business and The Advanced Leadership Institute (TALI) presented the newest graduates of the Emerging Leaders Program at the Carnegie Museum of Art on Friday, April 19.

The ceremony featured distinguished guests such as the honorable Austin A. Davis, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, who delivered special remarks and TALI Advisory Board Member Myah Moore Irick, Founder, Senior Vice President and Private Wealth Manager of the Irick Group – Merrill Private Wealth Management, who delivered the keynote address.

"We are looking forward to another year of the Emerging Leaders Program through our continued partnership with TALI. As we provide world-class executive instruction to this year's cohort, our goal is to provide the tools needed to advance their careers for next-level success," Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, Dean and Richard P. Simmons Professor of Finance for the Tepper School said.

The Emerging Leaders Program is a 12-session program presented by TALI in partnership with the Tepper School of Business and in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh, Robert Morris University, and Duquesne University. 

"We were expecting great things from this year's Emerging Leaders Program cohort, and they delivered. This year's graduates have proven to be strong, talented leaders and a great addition to the TALI family," said Evan Frazier, President and CEO, TALI. "As the program comes to an end, we look forward to watching them continue to flourish both personally and professionally as TALI Alumni."

TALI's Emerging Leaders Program is customized to support Black professionals at earlier career stages by preparing, developing, connecting, and positioning program participants for higher levels of leadership responsibility. 

About Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business

The Tepper School of Business, located in the heart of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, embodies a forward-thinking culture and the spirit of innovation. From artificial intelligence to intelligent systems, the Tepper School is the birthplace of the data-informed and human-driven approach to business. Designed to educate leaders for the Intelligent Future, the Tepper School is ranked among the world’s top business schools by leading business publications. The school offers a STEM-certified MBA program, MS degrees in Product Management, Business Analytics, Computational Finance, and Management; undergraduate degrees in business and economics; a Ph.D. program; and executive education for professionals and their organizations. 

Learn more about Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.