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Ms. Risk-Taker

About Me:

Socioeconomically disadvantaged female Tech Entrepreneur with strong product management & data science skills. Experienced in leading across functions and global markets, leveraging data modeling to find insights and drive growth. Now, running my own startup – an AI-powered marketing platform, with large enterprise customers across the world.


Undergrad School: University of Economics in Eastern Europe

Undergrad Major: International Business Administration

GPA: 3 (recalculated)

GRE: 310 (to retake)

Age: 31,  Ethnicity: White

Other Degree/Certification: Competitive Strategy

School Name: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München

Extracurriculars: Founded a non-profit dedicated to empower female university undergraduates through meet-ups with successful female professionals & well-known business women, scaled nationally, Mentoring founders at a Corporate Startup Accelerator in Germany, engaged in micro-investing & advisory, Women in tech advocate - frequent speaker & panelist at conferences and podcasts worldwide, mentoring students through FLIK female community in Canada.

Work History:

Title: Founder & CEO, responsible for Business Development, Marketing & Product Management

Industry: Technology

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Title: Business & Product Owner - Customer Data

Industry: Technology

Company: Global

Length of Employment: 4 yrs

Big Life Wins:

Listed in Forbes Top 60 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch. Got into a two-week mentorship program in San Francisco, sponsored by Google for Startups. Bootstrapped my own tech company and onboarded Enterprise Clients across the globe. Seasonal conferences speaker, recently at a tech event in Tehran, Iran. Promoted 4x within 4y in my previous job.

Post MBA Goal:

My goal is to improve my organizational management, people, and leadership skills in order to prepare myself to tackle bigger problems worldwide. I plan to stay on my mission to push humanity forward by building and investing in innovative technology products.


Target School: Harvard

Status: Open

Considering: Stanford GSB, MIT Sloan, Wharton


The Experts Rate The Odds At: 12%

  • mbaMission | Odds Assessment: 15%

    Hi, Ms. Risk Taker, Julie-Anne Heafey here from mbaMission. You have some amazing achievements that should make the adcoms sit up and pay attention. I’m not sure about the converted undergrad degree. A 3.0 is low for a US degree, but I’m not sure if the grading system translates in the same way – this can vary by country, so I’d need to know more. The GRE is low, so I’d agree with the retake plans to position yourself better. I think my main questions are around what will happen to your company while you attend b-school and understanding more clearly your future plans. HBS is always tough, but I’m rooting for you, so I’ll put you just a …

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  • Stratus Admissions Counseling | Odds Assessment: 10%

    Hi Ms, Risk Taker, it’s Lisa Cummings of Stratus Admissions. I love all your work helping to empower women, that will resonate with the school’s admissions committees. I’d like to know more specifics on your post degree goal, schools will too. They need to know that an MBA is necessary in order for you to achieve your dreams. Speaking of dreams, given your school list you are aiming high. All your schools are in the most competitive tier. With a 3.0 GPA and a 310 GRE, those are going to be a big stretch. Your years of work experience are outside the normal range for a 2 year program as well, have you considered and EMBA or part time program? …

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