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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 […]

Africa Together Conference 2022

Africa Together Conference 2022

The Africa Together Conference was held in May of this year. The event was organised by the African Society of Cambridge University, in partnership with the Cambridge Africa Business Network (CABN) from Cambridge Judge Business School. This conference celebrates the continent’s outstanding achievements and is known for bringing together great minds and speakers who have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]