Ms. Pivot

About Me:

I’m a mixed-race female international applicant who has lived in five countries, studied in three, and worked in four. Working at a leading public policy think tank in Washington DC highlighted the limits of having a tangible and positive impact through policy which has prompted my pivot to impact investing, particularly along with gender and racial lines.


Undergrad School: LSE

Undergrad Major: Business

GPA: 3.76

GRE: 320

Age: 26,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Other Degree/Certification: Masters

School Name: Georgetown

Extracurriculars: Women survivor of domestic violence group, Mentoring Asian American women

Work History:

Title: Program Manager

Industry: Nonprofit / B-Corp

Company: Major NGO/NPO

Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 10 mos

Post MBA Goal:

Post-MBA, I hope to first build hands-on experience in impact investing by joining the ESG arm of an institutional fund in the U.S. or in Asia, and then ultimately to start my own intersectional venture fund with a diverse investment team focused on channeling capital to underrepresented founders and to business models that address systemic inequities.


Target School: Columbia

Status: Open


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 20%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 20%

    Hi Ms. Pivot,
    Great international background! This is Debbie Choy from mbaMission. Having lived in various countries myself, I know the unique perspectives that living and working across the world can give a person! This is something that schools are very attracted to as well. Be sure to describe how your international experiences have shaped you as a leader and team player at work, as well as how they have shaped your career goals in impact investing. In addition, I like that you’re active in your community through helping survivors of domestic violence, and mentoring Asian American women. If you can weave in your personal stories and community passions, I think that would form a compelling narrative for your b-school applications. Wishing you the best in …

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