In the competitive work environment we are facing, an MBA, especially at INSEAD, is invaluable to learning how to operate effectively in a male-dominated world.
Jessica Fracassi Berrezaie Director of Merchandising and Customer Experience Hermès INSEAD Executive MBA
Neha Mehta Country Manager Schlumberger INSEAD Executive MBA "Perhaps we don't verbalise enough what we do and what we do well and how we fill our day, what have we achieved in the last five or 10 or 15 years. It's because of the unconscious bias that we have been living in. It's not something that will go away tomorrow, unfortunately, but it is very important to acknowledge it.
Erin Gainer Chair of the Board at HRA Pharma PhD in Epidemiology INSEAD Executive MBA "I have been asked by my company's founder to step up as CEO in the context of a succession plan, and of course it’s the kind of opportunity you can’t refuse.
Lauren Chung Chief Operating Officer Asia Pacific Teneo Strategy INSEAD Executive MBA
Nadiya Lubnina Head of Marketing HoReCa.digital INSEAD Executive MBA If you want it, go for it! "I always say that, "You have everything that you allow yourself to have." That's my rule. Very often when I talk to women, I sense there are a lot of barriers that we are creating ourselves. Like, "I might want to have that kind of job. I might want to be that big leader.."
Lauren Chung Chief Operating Officer Asia Pacific Teneo Strategy INSEAD Executive MBA "It's all there for you, if you want it." A successful entrepreneur, Lauren had just sold her company when she contemplated the next step in her professional development by doing an Executive MBA. She was also expecting her first child. In this video, she shares her experience on managing her obligations as a mother, as well as work and business school.
Neha Mehta Country Manager Schlumberger INSEAD Executive MBA "You really need to be shaken up to do something incredible." Neha believes that change and challenges are vital to a fulfilling personal and professional life. She was excelling in her career in the oil and gas industry, leading a team of 200 employees in the Middle East, yet she experienced self-doubt when considering an Executive MBA. Hear her advice on how to overcome these moments of uncertainty.
Nadiya Lubnina Head of Marketing HoReCa.digital INSEAD Executive MBA "I felt a bit stuck in my career." Nadiya had already achieved a lot in her corporate communications career, but she wasn't quite happy. She turned to the Executive MBA with the feeling that she could do more, both in terms of personal and professional development. Hear how the programme changed her perspective and helped to progress her career, and how she would evaluate the return on her investment.
Jessica Fracassi Berrezaie Director of Merchandising and Customer Experience Hermès INSEAD Executive MBA "Being reasonable is good. But sometimes, being unreasonable is how you make things happen!" Jessica firmly believes that you can grow whatever stage of life you're in. She had two young children and a demanding role in the luxury goods sector when she embarked on her Executive MBA journey, but built a solid support network to carry her through. Her message? Go for it!