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From colleagues to classmates, to competitors – our career switch from Shell to McKinsey and Bain

Introduce yourself: Nate: Both Audrey and I are actually “Shell Babies” – we both joined Shell on the Graduate Programme right out of college and stayed there until we enrolled in the business school. I joined Shell in 2014 as a Production Engineer in their newly constructed lubricants blending plant in Indonesia and have moved […]

Co-founding and moderating a Leadership Series – moments to share

What do Mohamed El-Erian (President Queens’ College, Cambridge, & former CEO of PIMCO), Fagun Thakar (Actress, Director, CEO of Fagun Foundation & Cambridge EMBA ‘21), and Timo Boldt (Founder & CEO of Gousto) have in common? Together with many other esteemed guests, they were part of our ‘Leading Insights’ series this year. ‘Leading Insights’ was […]

My education start up – MIRAIing – an MBA career journey into entrepreneurship

About my entrepreneurial journey Honestly speaking, I did not think about becoming an entrepreneur seriously until my Cambridge Judge life started. Before joining the Cambridge MBA, I was working in the public sector, providing international cooperation in the Japan International Cooperation Agency. My career goal after my MBA was a career change to work in […]

Siemens Advanta – our Cambridge MBA Global Consulting Project

What was the Cambridge MBA Global Consulting Project experience like overall? The Global Consulting Project with Siemens Advanta was an exciting opportunity to use our past experiences and MBA theory to tackle a real-world live project that created both short-term and long-term impacts on Siemens in the UAE market. With the guidance of our mentor and […]

Going Native – my Cambridge MBA Global Consulting Project with Native Design

What was your Cambridge MBA Global Consulting project experience like overall? Doing an MBA is about charting out a transformational journey. I wanted my journey to lead me from the world of finance to the world of Design Thinking. The Global Consulting Project (GCP) with Native Design at Cambridge Judge Business School gave me an amazing […]

“Doing Good” and “Doing Well” are not mutually exclusive – my Cambridge MBA MIINT experience

It was the early weeks of the Cambridge MBA and we (all 174 of us) were just acquainting ourselves with one another. Few of us had interacted over some Zoom sessions earlier that summer, but we had barely scratched the surface of the immense collaboration that was to follow. During the course of this entire […]

My Cambridge MBA Global Consulting Project (GCP) with United Nations Defeat-NCD Partnership

I had the privilege of doing my MBA Global Consulting Project with the United Nations Defeat-NCD Partnership. My teammates and I – Dhananjay Dixit, Jim Chang, Tim Belitza, and Yoshin Nakamura – successfully developed a business case and investment pitch for a set of satellite cancer centres in Rwanda, to improve health outcomes impacted by […]

Cambridge Women Can

We spoke to Cambridge MBA student Toni Thorne, after she took part in promoting, as well as co-hosting a session at the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre Annual Conference – entitled Cambridge Women Can. How was the session you co-hosted and managed (remotely)? I hosted the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion panel entitled “Building Beyond the Buzzwords” with […]

Our MBA Global Consulting Project (GCP) – World Wide Fund for Nature

What was your Cambridge MBA Global Consulting Project experience like overall? The Global Consulting Project (GCP) was an opportunity for our team to bring together our past experiences, our current learnings, and our future goals. We were looking for an opportunity to make a practical difference for a cause we really believed in. While the […]

McKinsey MBA winners 2021

A Cambridge MBA team consisting of Oliver Tromp, Dhananjay Dixit, Michael Rees and Vaibhav Nasery were declared winners of the 2021 edition of the McKinsey Venture Academy. This prestigious social venture competition saw over 70 teams across the UK compete with their socially focused ventures for the chance to receive up to £10,000 in seed […]

MIINT Competition – impact investing on my MBA

“The MIINT Competition was an amazing experience and one of the highlights of the Cambridge MBA. It enabled me to learn about impact investing in a very practical way and to benefit from top notch learning resources prepared by the organisers and industry practitioners. During the sourcing stage of the competition, I particularly enjoyed the incredible […]

From the Military to an MBA at Cambridge

Katherine Danielson served for seven years in the U.S. Army as a broadcast journalist and public affairs specialist. Her work was consistently published on military news stations as well as international media outlets such as CNN, BBC, Reuters, and Al Jazeera. She was deployed to Iraq to cover the final year of the U.S. military mission across […]