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Posted by: on October 1, 2020

Get to know Sharon Gyesi, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I am a certified public accountant who specialized in external audits, and now an agripreneur.  I’ve lived in Accra Ghana and in the USA in the following cities; St. Louis, Atlanta and also the Washington D.C metro area. When I’m not working, you’ll find me either travelling, taking pictures or posing […]

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Posted by: on October 1, 2020

Get to know Oliver Doraisamy, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: Australian diplomat with over 6 years’ experience in international trade and development, including at the UN and WTO. Previously managed a social enterprise supporting primary education and community business in rural Uganda. Passionate about driving financially sustainable solutions to social challenges. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Government (Foreign Affairs) Sector/Industry you […]

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Posted by: on September 24, 2020

On leadership, friendship and the absurdity of life

Life is a little different since we last spoke. In my earlier blog post Coronavirus was a small piece of news from a distant land. January 31 was the first day it entered the public forum of our cohort’s social media channels. As February wore on and the situation worsened, what officially became known as […]

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Posted by: on September 24, 2020

Get to know Tiffany Liu, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: Prior to MBA, I worked in the hedge fund industry for several years. Most recently, I am an entrepreneur aspired to turn boring corporate IR documents into exciting webtoons so that small-and-mid-size fund analysts can better understand a company’s business model and moat. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Finance/Media Sector/Industry you […]

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Posted by: on September 24, 2020

Get to know Takura Chimbuya, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: Mechanical Engineer by training, amatuer photographer, workout enthusiast, intrapreneur and entrepreneur -Founder and Non-Executive Director of Brothers Beard, a beard grooming startup that manufactures and distributes beard grooming products in South Africa. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Financial Services (Digital Innovation) Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Economic Development […]

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Posted by: on September 24, 2020

Get to know Heena Nathoo, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I am a beach lover, Bollywood fan and indulger of anything sweet – provided I get my daily dose of exercise.  I enjoy trying new activities but am a master of none. I tend to look at the brighter side of life and use my creativity to challenge the status quo […]

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Posted by: on September 22, 2020

Get to know Dr Abhishek Roy, class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I am a Clinical Biochemist by profession who has worked extensively in the Healthcare Sector, especially in the public domain of an emerging economy like India. Besides work, I am deeply passionate about Blogging, Travelling, Photography and playing Table Tennis. These things I believe makes me human and help me remain […]

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Posted by: on September 15, 2020

Get to know Chelsea Pennucci, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: Early in my career, I became fascinated by social sector growth strategy, specifically how innovative organizations with proven models scale to expand their impact in a big way. Since then, I’ve been at healthcare and financial services organizations doing this work. Lifelong athlete, doughnut enthusiast, aspiring ukuleleist. Sector/Industry you worked in […]

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Posted by: on September 15, 2020

Get to know Jo Goodall, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: A self confessed “Weekend Warrior” spending my free time running marathons and cycling across continents.  Professionally, I have over seven years experience in Strategy focused roles, firstly with Deloitte as a Management Consultant before moving in-house with a fashion retailer.  Most recently, becoming self-employed to work in the Health & Wellbeing […]

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Posted by: on September 8, 2020

Taking Oxford MBA learnings from the classroom to the real world

Have you ever applied what you have learnt in the classroom to the real world as the MBA journey is approaching to its end? Perhaps many of my fellow MBAs are still in the process of finding a permanent job, like I am, and are eager to bring new wind and implement change in their […]

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