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Posted by: on August 27, 2021

A lawyer’s path to the Oxford MBA

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. Here, inaugural Laidlaw Scholar Ifeoluwa Ogunbufunmi tells us what led her to the Oxford MBA. “What made you so confident to try something so unconventional […]

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Posted by: on August 16, 2021

What the Laidlaw Scholarship means to me

Paseka Khosa is joining the Oxford MBA in September 2021 as an inaugural Laidlaw Scholar. In her first blog post, she shares her journey to the Oxford MBA and what receiving this scholarship means to her. August is Women’s month in South Africa, with the 9th being a public holiday in celebration of Women’s day. […]

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Posted by: on August 9, 2021

My experience as Oxford Seed Fund Managing Director

It’s only a few weeks to the end of my MBA experience, and I cannot believe how quickly time flew by. I reflect on the excitement of the first term of Michaelmas, the intensity of Hillary a.k.a “Hellary,” and the culmination of the final term, Trinity, and in retrospect, applying to the Oxford Seed Fund […]

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Posted by: on August 4, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA class of 2021-22: Nagadarsan Suresh

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. Read part one of Nagadarsan’s story. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would your manager describe […]

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Posted by: on August 2, 2021

What led me to the Oxford MBA – my career journey so far

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. Here, Nagadarsan Suresh tells us what led him to the Oxford MBA. I’m from Kerala in India, where I spent the majority […]

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Posted by: on November 9, 2020

Get to know Maria Rotilu, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I’m a former management consultant turned venture builder who helped startups like Uber and Branch.co scale in Sub-Saharan Africa. I enjoy helping technology businesses reach global scale. On a lazy day, you’ll find me writing, reading or watching a TV show. I am a little obsessed with cyberpunk dystopian movies or […]

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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 October 15, 2020

Get to know Emma Openshaw, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: City-slicker turned wildlife novice, I have made a career out of doing what I love, telling stories. My time in the entertainment industry has spanned from producing and coordinating films to directing live television shows. I am rarely found without something to say or without a cup of tea in hand. […]

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Posted by: on October 2, 2020

Get to know Niharika Naveen, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: A compulsive reader, armchair TV critic, sometimes writer/editor who stumbled into a job as a Mergers and Acquisitions consultant! Currently exploring my interest in investing and start-up of all shapes and sizes anywhere in the world.  I love learning about what other people are doing! Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: M&A […]

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Posted by: on October 1, 2020

Get to know Maneesha Wijesinghe, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: A girl from Sri Lanka currently working on a start-up to tackle the world’s consumer waste crisis. My background is in tech. I have worked at a few start-ups and went through two IPOs. Right now, entirely focusing on the MBA and my start-up “Kola Project.” Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Tech […]

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