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Announcing 5th Edition of IN-BOARD Training 2017/18

Created by the International Alumni Association and localized by the Swiss Alumni Association the IN-BOARD training is highly valued by Swiss alums. This year marks the 5th time it is offered to graduates in Switzerland. Do you aspire to play a role on boards of directors or advisory boards – from small & medium sized …

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Sep 12 Global INSEAD Day 2017

Global INSEAD Day is celebrated around the world on 12 September. The date was selected to coincide with the anniversary of the first Opening Ceremony for MBA students at INSEAD in 1959. To read more about the Global INSEAD Day celebrations that took place in 2016 and to see more photos of the magnificent celebrations …

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Launch & Registration for IWIB Swiss Mentoring Program 2017/18

The IWIB Swiss Mentoring Program launches in September 2017. Mark your calendars now for “Mentoring Explorer” events in Zurich (September 14 lunch) and Geneva (September 20 evening).  The mentoring program was created to support alumni at all stages of their career to move towards closing the gender gap, and is therefore open to all genders. …

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The Future of Energy is Distributed, De-carbonized, Data-rich

The keynote speaker at our alumni event in May 2017, Energy Transition: The Future Is Not What It Used To Be in Zurich, was Gianni Operto, the President of the Swiss Alternative Energy Association (AEE Suisse), a board member of several cleantech startups, with an energy career trajectory that highly qualifies him to challenge assumptions. His experiences …

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Announcing the INSEAD Alumni Annual Magazine 2017

View our Annual Magazine (PDF)

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 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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