Candidate:

Ms. Tech4Good

About Me:

Consultant, working in international development–specializing in tech4good and structuring blended investments to mobilize private capital. Passionate about improving SDG outcomes for women. First woman in my family to work outside home (not first-gen.). Super involved in community roles at work and uni, but light on external ‘leadership’ ECs.

Schools:

Target School: Chicago Booth

Considering: Yale, Kellogg SOM, Tuck, MIT Sloan, Harvard

See More Profiles For: Chicago Booth

Application Status: Open

Details:

Undergrad School: NYU

Undergrad Major: Economics & Arts (double major)

GPA: 3.76

GMAT: 760

Age: 25,  Ethnicity: Asian or Indian

Extracurriculars: Served in multiple community-building roles/ part time jobs at uni.--ex. Resident Advisor, Admissions Ambassador, Student Govt., South Asian Club Board, etc. | Strong supporter of women (esp. first gen. women) interested in consulting through multiple platforms--both as 1:1 mentor and program coach. | Multimedia artist (competent in a darkroom; will sketch in public transport; sometimes moonlight as a freelance illustrator; have sold a painting or two!)

Work History:

Title: Senior Consultant

Industry: Consulting

Company: Boutique Firm

Length of Employment: 4 yrs, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

I’ve been promoted 4 times in 4 years, co-manage a global practice at my firm, and attended (undergrad) uni. on a ~130% scholarship. I’ve worked on engagements in 6+ countries across APAC & Africa; speak 5 languages (at varying degrees of fluency), and am learning a 6th!

Post MBA Goal:

Join a multilateral development bank (ex. World Bank/ IFC/ ADB/ etc.) as part of their ‘Young Professionals Programs’ (for which a Masters degree is mandatory) and support the deployment of innovative, blended investments into digital infrastructure and tech4good products. In the long term, join my country’s public sector as a policy advisor.

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  • Patty Keegan, Fortuna Admissions | Odds Assessment: 50%

    Hello, Ms. Tech4Good. Your chances at Booth (and the others listed) are good given your impressive background and strong academics and GMAT score. Your global focus both professionally and personally (wow, 6 languages) will help you shine among applicants. You definitely want to highlight your unique focus on supporting women and more broadly, the public sector. Those community roles you mention are impressive and can be presented and discussed in a way that can mitigate the fact that your external ECs are not as strong. Let us know if you would like a free consultation by pushing the button below. Best wishes!

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