Ms. Social Innovation
I work at a non-MBB top consulting firm and my role focuses on using design-thinking/innovation methods to help clients build tech-driven strategies & road-maps. In undergrad, I had several social impacts and international development experiences, which tie to my long term goals. I plan to apply for the class starting in Fall 2022 when I have 4 YOE.
Undergrad School: Top 20 Undergrad Institution (think Vanderbilt, Notre Dame)
Undergrad Major: Chemical Engineering
Age: 23, Ethnicity: Black or African American
Extracurriculars: Environmental Justice Service Learning Trip Leader in Undergrad, Business Development Volunteer for Social Enterprise Startup Studio, Co-Lead for Volunteer Committee in my Office Location for firm's International Development arm
Title: Innovation Consultant
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 7 mos
Big Life Wins:
As a 2nd year analyst on a team of analysts, associates, and managers, I was given an internal team promotion which involves being 2nd in command to team lead, reviewing team member deliverables, & managing an analyst rotational program. I was also one of ~60 globally selected to align with a new company business line for practitioners in my space.
Post MBA Goal:
Short-term, I would like to become a Product Manager in a B2C organization or an Innovation Strategist at an innovation consultancy (e.g. Ideo). Long-term, I would like to be a leader within a Social Enterprise Advisory/Consulting organization (e.g. Acumen) or a Social Impact Design Studio (e.g. Dalberg Design).