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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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