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International Women’s Day: Celebrating our female MBAs

The 8 March is celebrated annually as International Women’s Day (IWD). It is a day to reflect on the achievements of women worldwide. As part of our celebrations, we looked back at the amazing journeys and achievements of some of our female MBAs over the past year.

Tania Rahman

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Tania Rahman, Full-time MBA class of 2022, is a serial entrepreneur whose first business was street food market stall Chit Chaat Chai. She has gone on to be awarded Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 and has been recognised by the Mayor Of London Sadiq Khan as a 'Success Start-Up Story'. She has been featured by The Successful Founder for their IWD Inspirational Female Founders Spotlight.

Karen Brady

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Karen Brady, a Global Part-time MBA student, recently launched Bump It Forward, a healthcare campaign that will donate the cost of a vaccine to countries in Africa who can’t afford basic PPE to keep the hospitals safe.

Kelly Antoine

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Now Head of SMB, UK and Ireland, for Apple, Kelly Antoine discusses how the Global MBA enabled her to stretch into a new role at Apple, think differently and broaden her horizons.

Mi Mi Khaing

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Before starting her MBA, Mi Mi Khaing was a house surgeon at Lashio General Hospital in Myanmar. She had two start-ups in the hotel industry, and successfully sold the company after one year of operation. She spoke to Study International about what it’s like to be an MBA student.

Leah Petr

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Leah Petr, former class president of our Full-time MBA class of 2020, spoke for a podcast recently with The Modern Mba where she talks about securing her dream job and sponsorship to live in the UK, at the height of the COVID-19 crisis. Leah talks about all things fintech, making the switch from her previous career in TV, and how she managed a uniquely challenging job search.

Oluwafikayomi Agbola

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Oluwafikayomi Agbola, Full-time MBA class of 2022, is a chartered accountant with both banking and consulting experience, and ran a small fashion business for women whilst studying at university. She told us why she has moved to the UK from Nigeria to complete her MBA at AMBS.