Operations Management Program Awards Godoy Scholarship

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Antonelle Godoy

Antonella Godoy is the latest recipient of the scholarship offered by the Master of Science in Operations Management program. The award is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Godoy moved to Fordyce, Arkansas, and soon decided to pursue his master’s degree in operations management. First in an administrative position, she quickly evolved in the company where she worked and discovered that operations management was an area that she greatly appreciated. Family and friends recommended the U of A.

Godoy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Comahue in Patagonia, Argentina in 2019. During her undergraduate studies, she received several scholarships and she is grateful for the opportunity to complete her graduate studies, she said. .

Godoy has a job lined up after graduating from the Amazon Pathways program. This five-year program is an operational leadership development program for Amazon’s global operations. Pathways’ goal is to prepare and develop master’s-level graduates in engineering, supply chain, logistics, or similar disciplines to become Amazon’s next CEOs and directors. She also states that being bilingual will give her an advantage in this new role as it deals with global operations.

“I decided to focus my electives on project management and lean six sigma, trying to balance my engineering background with more management skills that will be needed in this new role. was also on the list because I will be dealing with large amounts of data,” she said.

The MSOM scholarship was first awarded in 2018 and is awarded each fall and spring semester. It is funded by generous donations from alumni, staff and friends.

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