Economists have long predicted the rise of Asia as a powerhouse in the global economy. Transitioning from its initial role primarily as a low-cost manufacturing center for the West, Asia has recently shifted towards innovation, establishing itself as a leader that challenges old stereotypes.

Northeastern University alumni, CEM Board member and former executive vice president at American Tower Corporation, Ed Disanto, instilled wisdom in the 2024 graduating class at the Bachelor's and Master's graduation ceremonies for Northeastern's College of Professional Studies on May 8, 2024.

College of Professional Studies Masters of Science Celebration

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CEM is thrilled to recognize seven students and one student club as Spring 2024 recipients of our Srinivasan Family Awards for Projects in Emerging Markets. These students, representing four different schools and colleges at Northeastern University, will all pursue innovative research and field projects over the next year to solve pressing social, technological, economic, and health-related problems around the world, from Kenya, to Ecuador, to Ghana, to Lebanon.

Tesla recently fired members of the team responsible for expanding its Supercharger network. A Northeastern business expert says it may be a good thing.


As a Fall 2023 recipient of the Srinivasan Family Awards for Projects in Emerging Markets, Saraïna Ulysse, a third-year Public Health student at Northeastern University, has spent the past four months making critical contributions to improving community health education efforts in Baringo County, Kenya.

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At the close of the Spring 2024 semester, CEM recognized five students as new Student Associates, representing three different Northeastern University colleges and schools. These students, all with a demonstrated passion for futhering their understanding of emerging markets, will join six other undergraduate students recognized as Student Associates in the Fall 2023 semester to help shape CEM programming, perform research with CEM Faculty Fellows, and grow CEM's student outreach efforts in the 2024-2025 school year.

Professor Daniele Mathras recommends embracing a “Rose, Thorn, Bud” framework to share your positive experiences (Rose), your disappointments and vulnerabilities (Thorn) and excitement for the future (Bud).


D'Amore-McKim Distinguished Professor of Paula Caligiuri, explains how corporations can view departure training not as a challenge, but as a strategic asset.