Thunderbird to celebrate 2013 summer commencement

August 22, 2013

(GLENDALE, Ariz.) August 22, 2013 - Thunderbird School of Global Management will graduate 91 students from 14 countries and eight programs on Friday, August 23, 2013 during the school’s summer 2013 commencement.

Thunderbird Alumnus Raj Singh ’84 will deliver the keynote address. Singh is the Group Chief Risk Officer for Standard Life and a member of the Thunderbird Board of Fellows. He is responsible for developing strategies to manage financial, strategic and operational risk across the Standard Life group.

A live stream of the commencement will be available during the ceremony at

The commencement is open to the media and the general public. Thunderbird School of Global Management is located at 59th Ave and Greenway Rd in Glendale. The ceremony will be held in the Thunderbird Event Center. Members of the media are asked to contact Virginia Mungovan at or (602) 978-7081 if they are planning to cover the event.

About Thunderbird School of Global Management

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