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Posted by: on October 1, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Derich Cabrera

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford this September. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series as they prepare to join Saïd Business School. Tell us about yourself Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: FMCG, Pharmaceuticals Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Pharmaceuticals, General entrepreneurship Country of residence […]

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Posted by: on March 1, 2021

The Power of the Oxford Network

It seems wild to imagine that six months of the Oxford MBA programme has passed. When looking back, I’m amazed at the growth that’s occurred, and a large part of that has been through conversations with classmates, professionals, mentors, and professors – connections that, I feel, are available to me due to Oxford and its […]

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Posted by: on November 9, 2020

GET TO KNOW CHI OKAFOR, CLASS OF 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I am an avid advocate for women development, with over 5 years professional experience working across communities, governmental and non-governmental organizations, my passion and commitment to driving gender parity has led to key engagements between the Houses of Parliament London, Senate of Nigeria, United Nations Addis Ababa and TEDx.  Sector/Industry you […]

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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 2, 2020

Get to know Jonathon Lee, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: A former physiotherapist, first specializing in the care of elite and professional athletes before transitioning towards a community health and education role. Looking to scale the human lessons from patient care to help save a million lives post-COVID. Caffeinated adventurer, evolving outdoorsman, and amateur philosopher. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Healthcare […]

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Posted by: on May 22, 2020

A tale of two viruses

It started when I was in the queue at immigration. This was at Brussels Airport. The elegant lady looked at me, almost apologetically, then whispered to her partner. He turned and looked, decidedly less friendly, pulled her towards him and they moved forward. They didn’t have to tell me what they were thinking. I was […]

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Posted by: on January 27, 2020

My journey from Kenya to Oxford University

How does a young Kenyan doctor, who through her earlier years dreamt of being a neurosurgeon, end up at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford? The answer to this – oddly enough – is a question. And this question is, “Do you want your life to count for something – or not?” Here’s my story. […]

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Posted by: on November 27, 2019

When reality exceeds expectations

As soon as I was admitted to the Oxford MBA, and my dream of coming to Oxford became a reality, I tried to gather as much information as I could to get the clearest possible picture of what my life was going to be like here. I talked to alumni, I followed all social media […]

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Posted by: on October 17, 2019

Get to know Dr Candice Carpenter, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I was born and raised in the greater region of Los Angeles, California. I’m physician, educator, as well as neurosurgeon-in-training. I completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut and then went on to complete a graduate degree in Mind, Brain, and Education at Harvard University […]

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Posted by: on October 16, 2019

Get to know Tina Shah, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: Writer, singer, and nature-lover with an entrepreneurial streak and a passion for helping and caring for others. I’m a bubbly extrovert, but I’m just as happy chatting with friends in a crowded pub as I am hiking alone in the woods. I will instantly befriend every dog I meet. I am […]

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