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Charity run challenge – Aiducation

Aiducation International is an international NGO based in Switzerland that helps to provide high school scholarships to bright and motivated youth in developing countries so that they can be future global leaders. Many students can attend school up to the high school level through government funding or other types of NGO support, but find challenging […]

Cambridge University Energy Network: 2021 annual conference.

Pathway towards a Net-zero Economy: Challenges and opportunities. This year I am honoured to lead the organisation of Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN) Conference, along with the Energy & Environment Special Interest Group (SIG) from Cambridge Judge Business School. The conference is one of the most prominent energy events across the entire Cambridge ecosystem. We […]

Public Speaking and Government & Policy – a SIG focus

Public Speaking and Government & Policy – a SIG focus

We continue our series meeting the Class of 2020 Special Interest Group leaders, as they develop their career interests in line with their MBA learning. Co-chair for Government and Policy SIG, Maqueo Xavier Gomez, Our main plan is to find opportunities to help our members grow professionally in the public sector. These include identifying job […]

Choose to challenge – MBA Wo+Men’s SIG leaders

This International Women’s Day we meet the three leaders choosing to challenge as they head up the Wo+Men’s Special Interest Group for the MBA Class of 2020/21. Hawi Abbajobir, Sarah Sketchley and Hanna Lil-Malone all bring something different to the table, as they stood up to lead and steer the Wo+Men’s SIG during their MBA […]

Cambridge MBA coalition marks diversity in the workplace

The Cambridge MBA Class of 2020 formed the Student Diversity Coalition and welcomed Randy Boissonnault as the keynote speaker at its first event – Leading Multidimensional Teams, held in November 2020. ‘Diversifying the Workplace’ – was a series of events bringing thought leaders at the forefront of diversity and inclusion, together with students who are […]

Christina Feng – leading the way for Chinese business 克里斯蒂娜·冯(冯钰婷)- 引领中国业务之路

As we mark the Lunar New Year in China and celebrate 2021 as the year of the Metal Ox, we caught up with one Cambridge MBA student leading the way for Chinese business. Why did you choose Cambridge for your MBA? Cambridge is known for its entrepreneurial spirit and the close relationship with the Silicon […]

Leading with Pride in 2021

‘Creating spaces where people can be un-apologetically themselves’, said Claudia Chau, at the recent Diversity Coalition events held at Cambridge Judge. During LGBT History Month in the UK we meet the three female leaders heading up Cambridge MBA’s Class of 2020 Pride @ CJBS Special Interest Group this year. Claudia Chau, Pride @ CJBS co-chair […]

How the CJBS community helped me – Manideep Aluru

How the CJBS community helped me – Manideep Aluru

I stopped working in February 2020 to take a break and travel beforestarting the Cambridge MBA programme. And then we all know what happened! Over the Summer before the MBA year started, our amazing friends from the cohort planned a number of virtual activities, from weekly virtual networking and hangouts, to glimpses of Cambridge thanks […]

A ‘Localing’ start up making an impact in 2021

At the end of last year Business Because featured MBA graduates in their feature ‘MBA Startups to look out for in 2021 – a coronavirus special’. We caught up with one of the founders, Deepak Ojha, to hear about the social venture ‘Localing’ that grew out of last year’s Covid crisis.   Established in May 2020 with […]

A diverse community of nations – the Special Interest Groups for Cambridge MBA Class of 2020/1

In the second blog in our series on Special Interest Groups for the MBA Class of 2020/1 we focus on the country and region SIGs represented across the cohort.   Coming to Cambridge and being part of a Special Interest Group or SIG is part of the attraction. Combining rigorous academics with a rich extra-curricular experience across the business school, as well as the wider Cambridge University community, will help our MBAs build and foster a strong […]

Leading for impact – the Special Interest Groups for Cambridge MBA Class of 2020

‘We are really excited about fostering interdisciplinary connections and conversations amongst people at all stages of their entrepreneurial journey,’ says Jonathan McBride of the Class of 2020 Entrepreneurship Special Interest Group.   Coming to Cambridge being part of a Special Interest Group or SIG is part of the attraction and here we look at the passions and impact of this year’s cohort through their groups and […]