2022 Mike Ilitch School of Business 25 Under 25 winner
B.S. in Management expected May 2022
Flora Palokaj maintains a GPA of 3.92 in her management major and has made the dean's list every semester at Wayne State. She qualified for the Ilitch School's Accelerated Graduate Enrollment (AGRADE) program, which allows top students to enroll simultaneously in an undergraduate and graduate program. Palokaj is the first person in her family to be accepted into a graduate program and plans to graduate from the Ilitch School with her M.B.A. in May 2023.
As an active member of Wayne Women in Business, Palokaj has attended many social functions and professional development events, expanding her network and broadening her interest in women's rights and leadership.
Palokaj currently works as a junior gas scheduler for DTE Energy, averaging more than 10 on-call jobs each month. She previously worked as a coach for the Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association in Birmingham.