Making a Difference Around the World

The Miami Herbert Business School's 40,000-plus alumni are passionate global citizens who make a global positive difference.

While most of our alumni are leading in the corporate world or starting new businesses, a growing number have joined organizations committed to serving others.

You will find some of their stories below. If you have a story you would like to share, please email us.

Nicolo Bates poses on a swing over the ocean

The story of a serial entrepreneur

Nicolo Bates, who received a B.B.A. in economics from Miami Herbert in 2016, knew there was only one career path after college—to be his own boss.
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Lily Rodrigues poses in cubs scouts attire with two children

A salute from the U.S. President

With the skills and confidence garnered from her Master’s in Leadership degree, business school alumna Lily Rodriguez launched a nonprofit to educate children with autism while also volunteering to support local Cub Scouts—logging hundreds of service hours that earned her a President’s Volunteer Service Award.
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Jossie Lukacik poses in her chef's whites

Engineering the perfect recipe for success

Miami Herbert alumna, Jossie Lukacik, BSBA ’13, turned adversity into opportunity during a global pandemic by starting from scratch.
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Mark Jackson poses for a headshot in front of greenery

From high school dropout to Master of Science in Sustainable Business

It is not often that a student who dropped out of high school goes on to pursue a master’s degree in sustainable business, but that is the story of Mark Jackson, a recent graduate of the Miami Herbert Business School.
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Conrick Gallagher poses in his graduation gown

Championing the crusade against plastic ocean waste

Double ’Cane Richard Conrick Gallagher III, who goes by Conrick, spent most of his childhood country-hopping because of his father’s profession. Having spent his childhood emerged in different cultures expanded his understanding of the world, and the importance of the role we play in its future. 
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