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Posted by: on August 23, 2018

Get to know HKN Padiachy

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Unconventional Manager: Considerate (He had a range of adjectives, you will forgive me for choosing the most flattering one 😉 Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to […]

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Posted by: on August 22, 2018

Get to know Alma C. Gutierrez Toledano

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Ambitious Manager: Reliable Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am a conscious, Mexican woman with more than 5 years of experience in Private Equity, […]

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Posted by: on August 21, 2018

Get to know Ollie Ormiston

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best-friend: SWEDE! Manager: Outcome-focused Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am British and have lived all over the country through postings in the military (8 houses […]

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Posted by: on August 8, 2018

Get to know Arjun Bardhan

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Golden-Hearted Manager: Organised Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I hail from a small town in India. I have lived in the US for the […]

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Posted by: on August 6, 2018

Get to know Arijit Bose

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best Friend: Caring Manager: Responsible Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am from a small suburb in West Bengal, India, however, I have been living in […]

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Posted by: on December 11, 2017

My journey from Saint Louis

I didn’t know that I was an entrepreneur. Heck, I couldn’t even spell the word entrepreneur consistently until about 4 months ago (it’s got that special French characteristic of having more vowels than seems reasonable). Fortunately for me, it turns out you can embody the ideals of an entrepreneur without actually realizing it. What I […]

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Posted by: on December 8, 2017

Stranger things: My earliest and most surprising takeaway from the Oxford MBA

In Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist, a young shepherd leaves his Andalusian village to seek buried treasure in the shadows of the Egyptian pyramids. And though he has only seen the treasure in a dream, the boy sets off across the desert, aided solely by the strangers in his path: an old king, a humble shopkeeper, […]

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Posted by: on November 29, 2017

My Journey from New Delhi to Oxford

My journey leading up to Saïd Business School has always been guided by one principle, to put the impact of the work I’m doing first, before anything else. My journey started in 2014 when I had been working at a development economics research center in India for about two years. As a researcher, I became […]

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Posted by: on November 21, 2017

Introduction to Andi Garavaglia

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far My role at the National Hockey League allowed me to give back to a sport that shaped many childhood conversations around the table, that motivated both of my brothers through echelons of elite competition, and that backdropped most father-daughter outings. Helping the league develop engaging content, […]

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Posted by: on November 2, 2017

Introduction to Nasim Haque

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Adventurer Manager: Strategic Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am from Bangladesh and have worked as an entrepreneur for three years before joining Oxford. […]

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