The CIBER South Korea experience: FIU Business helps lead faculty on a virtual visit, with help from corporate leaders, a K-pop star, Choco Pie and more.

Driven by its mission of bringing business and cultural awareness to U.S. educators in spite of the challenges of the pandemic, FIU’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) took cultural immersion to the next level in its latest Faculty Development in International Business (FDIB) program. Presenting “Virtual FDIB: South Korea” along with Loyola […]

“Power Up: Survive and Thrive” spotlights women’s leadership lessons in pandemic times and beyond.

The effects of COVID-19 have been felt throughout hospitality industry. To address these challenges, this summer’s Power Up Women’s Leadership Conference focused on surviving and thriving through the pandemic and whatever new normal comes next. The virtual session on July 8, 2021 featured women leaders whose businesses overcame challenges in the hard-hit industry over the […]

AIB recognizes FIU Business alumnus as International Executive of the Year.

Eduardo del Riego (BBA ’82), CEO of PayCargo, received the International Executive of the Year Award from the Academy of International Business (AIB) fellows. It recognizes an outstanding business leader who has helped their firm reach new heights in reputation and performance on an international stage. As CEO, del Riego has led the transformation of PayCargo, an […]

Women on corporate boards add innovative strategies, FIU Business research finds.

While women’s presence in corporate boardrooms has increased slowly, many are bringing innovation to firms’ business strategy and allocation of resources, looking at things differently and showing a willingness to take risks, new research from FIU Business reveals. Seema Pissaris, the FIU Business clinical professor of international business who conducted the study, found that women […]

Helping from afar: FIU’s International Business Honors Society expands its humanitarian work in India during COVID-19 pandemic.

Helping from afar: FIU’s International Business Honors Society expands its humanitarian work in India during COVID-19 pandemic.

On June 2, 2021, the Namaste Miami Indian Cuisine restaurant in Coral Gables was filled with FIU students, faculty and alumni. Though some people were reuniting and others meeting for the first time, all guests were there to show support for residents of Bandhwari, India — more than 8,000 miles away. The dinner was part […]