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In Search of Home

As a girl of Indian descent growing up in Chicago, I was taught to regularly seek blessings from elders in the family, particularly my paternal grandmother. She would place her hand on my head, and pray that I would be… Continue Reading →

Winterlong

And just like that, P3 draws to an end, ushering the way to P4. P3 started with major changes in the student body: 17Ds were now gone, replaced by super enthusiastic 18Ds, and the 18J population churned as well –… Continue Reading →

INSEAD: an ocean of opportunities

Visiting my country on the break and having time to talk with several professionals and alumni about future opportunities and challenges in my field was certainly even more exciting to continue my journey at INSEAD. It is unquestionable how many… Continue Reading →

Are you a hunter or an explorer?

This is a question that you hear right after arriving at INSEAD and it refers to the way you plan your career search during the MBA. Being a natural explorer but feeling I came to my MBA with a hunter… Continue Reading →

September 2017: Three Different Worlds

I find it very hard to believe as soon as September unfolds, we are already entering the 9th month of the 12 months of the brief experience. This month was very unique and I had mixed feelings. The experience was… Continue Reading →

August 2017: The Remote Internship

The hiatus from the Jakarta Roundtable Meeting with US 44th President Barack Obama through Obama Foundation had worn out.   The next real question is, how do I move forward? And often time I look so much to the future… Continue Reading →

Leading, and Not Lagging, at the INSEAD Women in Business Conference

Many subjects were discussed at the second annual INSEAD Women in Business (IWiB) conference, from diversity and gender balance to retention and engagement in the workplace.   Ilian Mihov, INSEAD’s Dean, opened the conference. He spoke on INSEAD’s efforts to… Continue Reading →

How do I find my dream job?

What you want to be when you grow up? What you want to study in your undergrad? Where are you going to work? It’s very suddenly, for many people, that the choice of work loses connection with their dreams. Why?… Continue Reading →

I thought my MBA Application CV was perfect, but I was wrong

I still remember the painful times during my application when I needed to write my CV. It was probably the document that I had read the most in my life – I didn’t count exactly how many times I did… Continue Reading →

Love What You Do/Do What You Love

  Let me tell you about George Eddy (summarized from a New York Times Article). Eddy was raised in Orlando, FL by a partly paralyzed American farther and a blind French mother. He was obsessed with all things basketball. That… Continue Reading →

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