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Meet Our Class of 2018 Fellows: Josh Rowan


Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business

My name is Josh Rowan, and I am a proud Baltimorean who has been living in Washington, DC over the past 4 years, working in the technology consulting industry. You can find me looking for the next place to travel, trying to cook new cuisines with my instant pot, supporting local communities, or browsing memes.


What made you consider business school?

I was looking for a full-time opportunity to further my understanding of technology strategy, while growing my core business skills. I wanted to learn from professionals across various industries to better equip myself with the knowledge and skills to accelerate my path towards becoming an IT Strategy leader.


What are you most excited about in terms of your time in business school?

I am most excited about making new connections, learning from others with different experiences and backgrounds, and forming lasting relationships.


Who are some leaders (in the LGBT community, in business, or in society) that most inspire you?

Barack Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, RuPaul Charles, Tim Cook, Oprah Winfrey, Chad Griffin, and Laverne Cox.


What's one thing everyone should know about you?

I am passionate about serving underserved populations, both personally and professionally.