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More exceptional stories from the Cambridge MBA

We caught up with MBA Class of 2021/22 student Rosin Patel to hear about the exceptional stories and MBA insights that he has recorded and shared on his podcast series MBA Mic. Interviewing and hearing stories fortnightly from his cohort of 220 classmates, Rosin has captured career sector insights from founders and serial entrepreneurs to […]

The MBA and The Varsity Match – my Cambridge rugby year

The MBA and The Varsity Match – my Cambridge rugby year

We asked our alumni to share their memories of The Varsity Matches ahead of the forthcoming 150 years of The Varsity Match celebration on Saturday 2nd April. Maggie Simpson, MBA 2020-21 Competing for Cambridge University Rugby Union Football Club (CURUFC) while earning my MBA degree was the culmination of a lifetime of athletic, academic, and professional achievements. I’ve […]

Motivating and mentoring Gen Z and Millennials across the globe – Divya Dewan

Forté Foundation scholar and current MBA student, Divya Dewan describes her upbringing as ‘being raised by a tribe of musicians’ and a ‘clan of female founders’. She started her global adventures, aged just 10, as part of a touring ‘Mozart Choir for Peace’, bringing together young singers from both Europe and India, to learn and […]

Celebrating LGBT History month with Pride

As the LGBTQ community develops further connections across the Business School, and in celebration of LGBT History Month in the UK every year, we meet the students leading the Cambridge MBA’s Class of 2021/22 Pride @ CJBS Special Interest Group this year. Ihor Kravets, Pride @ CJBS Co-chair and Cambridge MBA Class of 2021/22 LGBTQ+ ROMBA scholarship recipient. This […]

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, Xavier Gomez Maqueo, Our main plan is to find opportunities to help our members grow professionally in the public sector. These include identifying job […]

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 […]

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 […]