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I start my journey with INSEAD

From the Point of the ignition to the final drive, The Point of journey is not to arrive. When I decided to do my MBA, with a bit of Google search and a few phone calls, I knew that INSEAD was… Continue Reading →

Re-Writing My Story

I first learnt about INSEAD when I was doing my research for MBA programs back in 2011 while working at Unilever Pakistan. As someone who has lived in 8 cities across 4 countries in the span of my lifetime the… 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 →

Embarking on my MBA Journey

Dear All, In only a few days I will be boarding a plane in Zurich to spend the next 6 months away from home – I am an 18D’ starting in Singapore! The change couldn’t be any bigger. From cold,… Continue Reading →

INSEAD and I go back a long way. Kind of?

I first heard about INSEAD when I interned at Standard Chartered Bank back in 2011. There was a lady who worked on my level from INSEAD ’08. At that time, I had never come across the school before and I… 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 →

Musings from P1

It’s been a little over two months since I first stepped foot into INSEAD, and here we are: the last day of final exams. To say that time has flown by quickly is an understatement. As I look back at… Continue Reading →

Happily Divorced at 31!

Fifteen months ago, on June 7, 2016, I divorced my best friend of 10 years and husband of 2 years. I spent the next two weeks sitting on a seafoam green couch, staring at the half-empty, one-bedroom apartment on Michigan… Continue Reading →

Being Genuine, the Guiding Principle for My INSEAD Year

  Even up till this moment, I’m still surprised by the fact that my MBA will officially kick off in a week’s time, even though I have been preparing myself for it for almost a year. But actually I should… Continue Reading →

Sufi Poet at INSEAD

We were born in the same townhouse in Chicago, but we never got along as children. My cousin was 9 months older and was always taller, fairer, and prettier. She was popular everywhere she went. As a young adult, I… Continue Reading →

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