Ms. Ordinary Applicant
Have a masters in Economics. have been working in the area of model risk management for some of the largest banks of the US and Europe. However, I have always wanted to work in a field that has tangible social impact. At career cross-roads where I can continue doing what I do for employment sake or pivot towards social impact roles. Hence MBA.
Undergrad School: Symbiosis International University
Undergrad Major: Economics
Age: 28, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other Degree/Certification: Environment and social risk analysis certificate, GARP Sustainability and Climate Risk certificte
School Name: UNEP FI, GARP
Extracurriculars: None really.
Title: Risk modeling and analytics specialist
Industry: Banking & Finance
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos
Title: Senior quantitative analyst
Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 1 mos
Big Life Wins:
Tbh, no big wins or highlights. Part of the employment cell in my Masters college (in Economics again). Had a successful stint securing campus jobs for 90% peers. Professionally, I got the highest employee rating twice in 4 years in my consultancy stint. Early promotion in one year – quantitative to senior quantitative (within 7 months).
Post MBA Goal:
Pivot to a role that is close to social impact consulting (2-3 yrs). Then converge/specialize towards food sustainability. I currently work in a quantitative field (predictive modeling for credit risk). On the side, I am building resume by self-engaging and learning on sustainability and climate risk tasks within banking system.
Target School: Said Business School