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Announcing the INSEAD Alumni Annual Magazine 2017

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Swiss Mentoring Survey

Are you an INSEAD Alumni who would like to be a mentor? Are you interested in being mentored? If your answer to either question is “yes”, then please complete the short survey created by the INSEAD Women in Business (IWIB) club of Switzerland on https://goo.gl/forms/Qj85zyrCxVLjpgHB2 The IWIB Club is attempting to quantify the interest in …

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Jan 19, 2018 Annual Verbier Ski Weekend #20

INSEAD Ski Weekend Verbier, Friday January 19, 2018 The Geneva chapter of the INSEAD Alumni Association is delighted to announce the date of the next Verbier Ski Weekend Jan 19 -21, 2018.

Salamander Challenge : How To Donate

A donation to the school is an investment not only in the school, but in the alumni, past, present and future. “It means that every donation, no matter how small, makes a difference to the Swiss metrics,” says Alexander Wyss, MBA’01D, President INSEAD National Alumni Association Switzerland. Salamander Challenge How To Donate: Swiss Alumni You …

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Sami & Sally: the Salamander Challenge Ambassadors

On 15 January 2017, Sami and Sally, our INSEAD mascots, were launched simultaneously from the Singapore and Fontainebleau campuses to promote the Salamander Challenge (the Salamander Challenge homepage) and INSEAD Giving Day. These initiatives are globally driven by alumni, and in particular by fundraising volunteers. Since the launch, Sami and Sally have been bringing the …

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Feb 21 INSEAD Giving Day // Culmination of the Salamander Challenge

The idea for The Salamander Challenge was born of a conversation between two INSEAD alumni volunteers. The fundraising effort reinforces the importance of investing in our school and its reputation as a leading MBA program, promoting business as a force for good. The fundraising campaign culminates on INSEAD Giving Day (#INSEADGivingDay) on 21 February 2017.  …

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Dragon Boat Race Challengers

The 11th Dragon Boat Trophy took place on the Lake of Zürich in August. This time the INSEAD team rowed into third place, after winning the trophy three out of the last six years. The winner was St Gallen in a well-contested competition. Rajiv Shetty, MBA’06D, who organized the team in 2016, said that besides …

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Terrific Fundraising for INSEAD Endowed Scholarship for Swiss Candidates

We are very proud to announce that our fundraising efforts have materialized into the successful creation of the first INSEAD ALUMNI OF SWITZERLAND endowed scholarship for Swiss candidates with over €500,000 paid-in capital to date ! INSEAD has a fantastic alumni community in Switzerland ; your generosity is a sign of friendship, commitment and trust. The …

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Jan 20 Annual Verbier Ski Weekend

Dear INSEADers,   This year again, we are pleased to invite you to the annual INSEAD Verbier Ski Weekend (19th edition). Reserve your seats for dinner on Saturday January 21, 2107 https://en.xing-events.com/SKIVERB2017.html   INSEAD Ski Weekend Verbier, Friday January 20, 2017   The Geneva chapter of the INSEAD Alumni Association is delighted to announce registration …

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INSEAD Board Training (IN-BOARD) 2016-2017 (4th edition)

  Dear Alumni Promoting INSEAD´s principle of life-long learning, the INSEAD Board (IN-BOARD) Initiative is an executive education program organized by the International Alumni Association for our alumni who are involved in or aspire to play a role on boards of directors or advisory boards – from small & medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to listed …

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