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A.J. Roy ’24


Student Ambassador


MBA/MFA with Yale School of Drama Class of 2024


Larkspur, California


United States

Undergraduate Institution and Major

Northwestern University, Theatre and Economics

Pre-MBA Industry

Nonprofit Performing Arts, Board Relations, Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Internship Organization

Consulting, Strategy, Boston Consulting Group

Clubs and Affiliations

Media & Entertainment Club, Nonprofit Board Fellows, Internship Fund, Arts & Culture Club, Consulting Club, Yale Cabaret

Leadership Positions

Associate Managing Director of David Geffen School of Drama; Arts & Culture Club Leader; Media & Entertainment Club 1Y Leader; Internship Fund 1Y Leader; Managing Editor of Yale Theater Management Knowledge Base

Why did you choose to attend Yale SOM?

For me, SOM was peerless in its leadership in social impact and nonprofit management, integration with the broader Yale community, and commitment to an equitable and sustainable economy. I wanted to learn from a school that weighs the ethics and ongoing effectiveness of established management practices, encouraging students to debate alternatives. SOM embraces the idea that leadership is not a static or self-contained practice. The intellectual life at Yale infuses SOM with broad-mindedness and creative thinking, which complements more traditional tools and frameworks.

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