We’re in the World
Going Global! In this newsletter, our fifth profile is of a Villanova alumna in Asia. The next, and final column, will introduce a Villanova woman in Australia. If you are an alumna currently in Australia and would like to participate, please contact Amy Molnar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us now as we take a trip 8,075 miles west from Villanova to Hong Kong!
Who: Meg De Keukelaere
Where: Hong Kong. More specifically, a quirky little village called Wang Tong Tsuen in Mui Wo on Lantau Island. It is a 30 minute ferry ride from Hong Kong. It’s a perfect balance of bright lights/big city by day and beach/Jungle Book adventures by night.
Degree: Communication Arts with a minor in English (College of Liberal Arts & Sciences) in 1994 and JD (Villanova School of Law) in 1998.
Why Communication Arts? I knew that I wanted a career in Human Resources and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offered me the diversity of class choice that I needed. Communication Arts provided me with depth where I wanted it and breadth where I needed it to prepare me for the field of HR.
Why did you pursue a J.D.? I wanted the critical and analytical thinking that law school demands. Further, labor relations, employment and contract law are specific disciplines in Human Resources and gave me an edge early on in my career.
Current Role: Global Head of Talent Acquisition, Nord Anglia Education