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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 →

Why you shouldn’t talk to your friends

Excited, optimistic and slightly naïve I arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa to work on my summer project to deliver world class, affordable healthcare. Last 6 months of INSEAD have been a wild rollercoaster, and the two summer months are a… Continue Reading →

Come to INSEAD to promote Business as a Force for Good

  When I first thought of doing an MBA, one of the first people I spoke to was a friend from the class of ’15D at INSEAD. She was so excited that I had decided to pursue an MBA and… Continue Reading →

Fonty ’18J: it’s finally about to begin!

I’m a bit late to the party myself, but it’s been great reading some of the introductory blog posts from my fellow classmates the last few days; I can’t wait to meet you all from tomorrow! It feels surreal to… Continue Reading →

This MBA program might actually be for you!

The first time I ever heard of an MBA program was when I was 13 and my brother was showing me around his University. “There’s the Teacher’s College. And there’s the law school – many top lawyers come out of… Continue Reading →

From Peace Corps to INSEAD: How I Got Here

It must have been sometime in early February, one afternoon while sitting in my office at World Vision Georgia in a small town east of Tbilisi, when I received the call that I had been admitted to INSEAD’s MBA program…. Continue Reading →

C.H.A.N.G.E. v0

It’s a habit of mine to, while packing to move (again!), reminisce about what has happened that leads to where I am now and where I am going to be. Same goes this time as I start packing up for… Continue Reading →

Your job vs. your career: a perspective on changing careers.

I am a filmmaker-entrepreneur with a little more than 10 years of working experience in various creative and management roles in the industry. In the past 5 years, I have been producing television dramas and movies through my production company… Continue Reading →

Ground Control to Major Tom

I was sitting in a Cuban diner in South Beach, Miami when it hit me: we are now just a few weeks away from start of business school – this life changing experience that has been 29 years in the… Continue Reading →

The road so far and the road ahead

Hello, all the wonderful readers of our blog. I was recently given access to blog like many of my 18J classmates. We all are super excited to share our stories and journeys with you and hopefully inspire some of you… Continue Reading →

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