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Posted by: on August 18, 2020

Get to know Dalina Morón, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I have 9 years of digital marketing experience with over 7 of those years at Google. I’m from Comodoro Rivadavia, a small town in Patagonia Argentina. I have lived in Buenos Aires (ARG), Mexico City (MEX) and Boulder, Colorado (US). Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Online marketing/technology Sector/Industry you are hoping […]

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Posted by: on June 1, 2020

Interviews with Alumnae: Sixuan Ren

The Road Taken: Surviving the storm nearly 4 years out I am not exaggerating when I say that my life would have never been as exciting as it has become had I never done my MBA at Saïd Business School. When I finished my course, I was at a real crossroads in life as I […]

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Posted by: on September 27, 2019

Get to know Veronica Hou, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I‘ve worked in branding management and marketing in a multi-industry setting. I enjoy discovering the connections under the surface and creating moments to share and inspire. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Conglomerate/ Branding Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Tech/ Consumer/ Marketing Country of residence before coming to Oxford: […]

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Posted by: on September 4, 2019

3 things I learned interning at a purpose consultancy

In all honesty, I never thought I’d work at a consultancy. I tend to be more of an introvert, and while I’ve worked in sales and marketing (and loved it), I shied away from consulting because I believed it was “for extroverts”. Well, that’s not true at all (see this Fast Company article if you […]

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Posted by: on August 19, 2019

A Day in the Life of a REVOLT Intern

During the MBA, I worked with Mars Catalyst to organise the Oxford Responsible Business Forum. From my work with the Mars team, I was introduced to REVOLT, a uniquely “independent purpose consultancy that harnesses the power of branding to create real change in the world” where I will be completing an Associate Consulting Internship. Every […]

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Posted by: on March 12, 2019

Plastics, are they really that bad?

Eileen Chen is a 2018-19 MBA student at Oxford’s Saïd Business School and a Canadian marketer with four years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry. Her marketing experience included managing an e-commerce website and developing data-driven recommendations through consumer insights for Keurig Canada. Her current career aspirations are to use marketing’s power to […]

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Posted by: on October 11, 2018

Get to know Isadora Oliveira

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Authentic Manager: Resourceful Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I was born and raised in Brazil and have always had a deep desire to travel […]

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Posted by: on October 2, 2018

Get to know Matthew Morgan

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Curious Manager: Perseverant Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I was raised travelling since my father was a commercial airline pilot, and I have been […]

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Posted by: on September 1, 2018

Get to know Eileen Chen

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Outgoing Manager: Committed Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. Don’t get me wrong – Montreal is possibly the best city on Earth (NB: extremely biased […]

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Posted by: on March 28, 2018

Crossing the ford: my hardest lesson yet from the Oxford MBA

The City of Dreaming Spires takes its nickname from a little-known poem by Matthew Arnold. But when it was published in 1865, just one of 240 lines paid tribute to that celebrated skyline. The rest more or less memorialized the town’s incessant wetness—from “an upland dim” where the author walked, chased by “volleying rains and […]

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