Tyra Banks, Former Victoria's Secret Model Now A Stanford University ProfessorBy Leah NY, UniversityHerald Reporter
Tyra Banks officially announced that she will be back to school on May.
The former Victoria's Secret model announced that she will be going to The Stanford University's School of Business not to study but to share her knowledge as a professor.
Banks who is also the chief executive of Tyra Beauty will be laboring together with Allison Kluger, "The View" and "Good Morning America" former producer and a Stanford management professor.
The two of them will be collaborating to teach a class on personal branding, The Teenage Vogue reported.
The talk show hostess who will serve as a guest lecturer for the 25 Major in Business Administration students will be conducting her professor job for two weeks.
Based on the official course description, the course will begin with a video project entitled, "Project You: Building and Extending your Personal Brand." Here the students will be asked to create their own introduction video of themselves as well as their vision for their chosen brand.
Banks describes her teaching style as fun yet tough. She said that she is going to call the attention whenever she finds somebody who is not paying interest to her discussion.
She also said that she will not allow the use of the phone during her class. She, however, specified the exemptions that she is giving. The new Stanford professor said that she will only allow phones to be used if the students are tweeting something that she said.
The idea of having Banks as a professor at the Stanford University began when she had a speaking engagement at the Stanford campus. After speaking, Kluger immediately approached her and asked if she can do the course.
Impressed by her anecdotes and how she managed to make it to the entrepreneurial industry, Kluger said that the upcoming Stanford professor was mesmerizing and very natural, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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