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A Forté adventure – My MBA year ahead

A Forté adventure – My MBA year ahead

I was excited to attend the 2022 Forté MBA Leadership Conference in Los Angeles.  This annual conference is organised by the Forté Foundation, a non-profit consortium of leading companies and business schools working together to launch women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, work opportunities and a network of successful women. The conference welcomed Forté […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]