Yale School of Management

Community Profiles

Anna Lincoln-Barnes ’22

MBA
Internship: Bain & Company
Industries: Technology, Consulting

The Consulting Club was instrumental in helping me find an internship... Their well-developed, rigorous curriculum gave me the support I needed at every stage of the process, from deciding whether or not consulting was the right career path for me through interviews and offers. I love that this is a tradition that rests on second-years teaching first-years. It’s such a great example of SOM’s strong community and our culture of helping one another.

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Ayyappan Ravindran Nair ’21

Master’s Degree in Systemic Risk
General Manager, Reserve Bank of India
Industry: Finance

Yale SOM, in conceptualizing and implementing a first-of-its-kind program on systemic risk, is doing a great service to macroeconomic policymakers around the world.

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Calvin Santos ’22

MBA
Internship, Amazon Finance Leadership Development Program
Industry: Consulting

Yale’s commitment to being the number one business school for military veterans goes far beyond the financial assistance. The Veterans Club is like a second home, and Yale SOM’s culture and mission mesh immediately with the military “one team, one fight” spirit. From the start, I had multiple classmates making sincere efforts to include my ideas and opinions and engage me with our cohort.

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Lina Kacyem-Kamgang ’21

MBA
Internship: Global Ventures
Industry: Human Capital

I knew I needed an environment that would put a lot of emphasis on academics and have a rigorous curriculum. Yale SOM’s integrated curriculum was the right fit. It pushes you to think like a CEO, not just the head of a department.

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Nathan Tribble ’22

MBA For ExecutivesArea of Focus: Asset Management
President, Stockpile Investments
Industry: Finance

The vision and integrated experience delivered in the EMBA program have made it possible for me to observe and practice the mindset and skills necessary to become the kind of leader I admire.

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Manny Fadahunsi ’21

MBA
Internship: Amazon
Industry: Technology

I came to Yale SOM because the school’s mission perfectly aligns with my values. The mission isn’t just a mere tagline; it finds expression in the school’s activities, curriculum, and the student body that Yale SOM attracts.

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Jennifer Shinpaugh ’22

MBA For ExecutivesArea of Focus: Asset Management
Investor Relations Associate, HarbourVest Partners
Industry: Finance

From the first time I set foot in Evans Hall, I knew Yale was the only place I wanted to attend. I was so impressed by the professors and the students, and the culture. It’s an extremely special and supportive place, and I’m humbled and honored to be a part of it.

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Milana Hiebert ’21

Master’s Degree in Global Business and Society
Industry: Consumer Products

Everyone is eager to meet new people and share their individual experiences in a way that’s helpful. Whether it’s through ideas, knowledge, or their personal network, the people here are happy to help each other navigate career journeys here and post-SOM.

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Jenn Burka ’21

MBA
Internship: MBA Venture Intern, Equal Ventures; Perennial Fund Summer Associate, MAD Agriculture
Industry: Consulting

Yale SOM’s mission-driven approach to management and close relationship with the rest of the Yale community attracted me from the start. I wanted an MBA program with a rich tradition of graduates who were interested in more than just making money.

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Ana Victoria Gil ’21

Master of Advanced Management
Industry: Human Capital

The variety of courses is incredible, but what I find even more unique is the interdisciplinary approach... It helps situate our knowledge within a real-world context, and that’s important, given the multidimensional nature of the challenges we’re all going to face as business leaders.

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Meshach Cleary ’22

MBA For ExecutivesArea of Focus: Sustainability
Global Director, Material Management and SIOP, SPX Flow
Industry: Manufacturing

I’ve already been able to apply tools and concepts from both our Probability Modeling and Statistics course and our Modeling Managerial Decisions course in solving day-to-day problems in inventory strategy and demand planning.

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Brandon Galang ’21

MBA
Internship: Technical Product Manager, Amazon
Industry: Technology

Everyone here is looking to make meaningful connections and build out their networks. Our cohorts and learning teams really help us do it. Teamwork projects introduce you to the people you can turn to for help and support in the future.

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Loc Bao ’21

MBA
Internship: General Electric, Renewable Energy Division
Industry: Energy

You see this sense of camaraderie, and of helpfulness, all over the SOM community. Every single person here is so supportive, and everyone is mission-driven.

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Song Kim ’20

MBA
Co-founder, KovaDx
Industry: Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech

Through Yale SOM’s core curriculum, I gained a more holistic approach to problem-solving that took into account different perspectives and levers of change, as well as creative applications and arguments based on numbers and data.

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Nitya Kanuri ’20

MBA
Founder, NaviWell; Consultant, The Chartis Group (starting January 2021)
Industry: Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech

This school’s emphasis on serving ‘business and society’ really attracts a unique student body. My time here has helped me understand what real ‘fit’ feels like and how to seek it in future communities.

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Taylor Barnard ’21

MBA
Internship: Supply Chain Management, Retail Leadership Development Program, Amazon
Industries: Consulting, Consumer Products, Technology

The Yale SOM curriculum emphasizes broad business acumen and frameworks for navigating these complex environments. Because we’re exposed to so much, I’ve become much more comfortable discussing business challenges and possible solutions in a wide range of industries and across functions.

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Jess Thompson ’21

MBA For ExecutivesArea of Focus: Asset Management
Investment Director, IFM Investors
Industry: Finance

The MBA for Executives program is for people who are intellectually curious and ready to take the next step in their personal and professional development. It’s for people who want to both lead and learn and who are passionate about making an impact.

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Ezra Nelson ’21

MBA
Internship: The Robin Hood Foundation
Industry: Nonprofit

I was attracted to Yale SOM’s mission and its commitment to educate leaders for business and society. Once I got here, it was easy to see how that mission is lived and breathed in the curriculum, clubs, and culture of the school.

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