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Like Rain in the Desert

A good Egyptian friend once told me, if you want to learn how build cities from scratch go to the UAE. Having spent the last two months in the Abu Dhabi campus, I couldn’t agree more. Geographically, the United Arab… Continue Reading →

The Greatest Lesson I Learnt From My Mother: Never Give Up

On this very special day, which celebrates women’s achievements worldwide, I would like to dedicate this article to women’s power and determination. I had a very strong role model growing up, my mother, who has always empowered me and shaped… Continue Reading →

My Top Asian Destinations

Surely one place you will get to know well while in Singapore is Changi International Airport. Honestly, I’ve never thought I would be excited about an airport. But Changi is different – it will be greeting you almost every Sunday… Continue Reading →

An Integrative Approach to Learning

Do you really learn anything in an MBA? One of my primary motivations for pursuing an MBA was to fill in gaps in my economics background, specifically my limited knowledge of finance and accounting.  As I researched MBA programs and… Continue Reading →

Your OWN INSEAD life

Three periods have passed already, half the program duration! I still remember the first week with all the welcoming activities as if it happened last month, and all the fun we had in the sun during breaks in the first… Continue Reading →

Dust Tastes Great

After seven intense weeks in Singapore, 20 of us flew to Dubai to attend an exceptional networking event hosted by INSEAD. But no trip to Dubai is complete without Quad biking. Little did I know that numerous instances were befittingly… Continue Reading →

Being number 1 isn’t everything

A Singaporean tax official, a Latvian urban planner and an American journalist pile into a car at 6 A.M. by the carousel in Fontainebleau. It’s not the beginning of a joke. It’s the start of a case competition. Last week,… Continue Reading →

The 6 most famous catchphrases on campus

Since my 1st blog was a bit serious, I wanted to keep my 2nd blog a lighter read. Again, I promise to make this short but entertaining. Growing up as a 90s kid, I loved watching sitcoms. And until today,… Continue Reading →

What sets INSEADERs apart?

Prior to joining the MBA program, I have always been amazed by the pride that INSEADERs have and the strong bond that they share with one another. Five months into the program, I got to discover what sets INSEADERs apart… Continue Reading →


The 19Js are going into recruitment season, the 19Ds are preparing for their internships, and the very air on campus is tense but buzzing. I feel this is the right time to write about asking for and offering help –… Continue Reading →

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