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Meredith Thurston

MBA Program:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management

McGowan Class of:


Current role (2021): Sourcing manager for Nike.

Before Sloan: She worked in economic consulting, using data for storytelling in the context of corporate litigation.

Why an MBA? She pursued an MBA and Certificate of Sustainability to build a career focused on good job creation and tangible consumer products.

How it all adds up: Ever since her studies in undergrad, she has been interested in the interconnected global economy. Large multinational corporations have immense impact on the everyday lives of people in the communities where they operate.

On what makes McGowan so special: “The people. My class of Fellows are like family to me. We are all very different in our backgrounds, interests, and careers, but share the same values around making a positive impact on our communities. I am constantly inspired by the members of my class.”