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MBA Social Impact Competition – MIINT

2018 marked the second year of INSEAD’s participation in an annual inter-business school competition called the MBA Impact Investment Network and Training program, also known as the MIINT. The authors of this post are 18J candidates from Australia and Peru… Continue Reading →

ChangeNOW and My Summer of Change

As part of the January intake of INSEAD MBA program, I had the opportunity to pursue an 8-week internship over the summer. With my eyes set on spending this time in Europe in all its glory: picking up a local… Continue Reading →

My Summer with the UNDP

When I quit my job and joined INSEAD, I knew that it was going to be a year of great opportunities and diverse experiences. I have always wanted to pursue a career in social impact and a summer internship during… Continue Reading →

Summer Internship with Startup Farmers

Founded by INSEAD Alum Romain Sautrau (’12D), Startup Farmers is a venture capital fund and startup accelerator based in Paris, France that is dedicated to solving the challenges of feeding a growing population in an environmentally sustainable way. It works… Continue Reading →

My summer time in Uganda

I have always been excited about exploring foreign lands and working in a startup. When SPOUTS of Water, a rapidly growing early-revenue-stage social enterprise that manufactures and distributes ceramic water filters in Uganda offered me the opportunity to go to… Continue Reading →

A Journey to Angola

When I left Brazil to come to INSEAD, I knew that I was going to have a year full of diverse and multicultural experiences. Yet, back then it would be hard for me to imagine that six months later I… Continue Reading →

My MBA internship with Agastya – one of the largest non-profits in India

Before coming to INSEAD in January 2017, as I was preparing for a year filled with extraordinary experiences, I made a promise to myself – This is the year to be brave, to think about the long term, and to… Continue Reading →

Dignified and affordable housing: People Pods

The mission of PeoplePods is to provide dignified and affordable housing to low-income workers.   The Southeast Asian economy is booming. However, worsening traffic and the lack of affordable housing in industrial and commercial areas force low-income workers to spend… Continue Reading →

Impact and Consulting

A surprising start I came to INSEAD with the goal of consolidating my skills as a Consultant and at the same time explore new sectors and expand my horizons. So when I saw the job post published by ASTI and… Continue Reading →

WFP in Uganda: Shifting Role From Charity to Private Sector Catalyst

This summer I was lucky to get an opportunity to intern with World Food Programme in Kampala, the capital of Uganda. It was my first time in Sub-Saharan Africa: vaccination, difficult conversation with family and full luggage of ammunition against… Continue Reading →

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