This new series features a different student every Wednesday from a range of degree programs offered at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
MBA Student Profiles
Learn about our diverse student body and hear what they have to say about the Fisher International MBA program.
"Winning the Student Innovator Award was a wonderful culmination of my Joint MBA and International Environmental Policy degree.”
Fast Fact: Matt competes in Tough Mudder courses, some of the most brutal 7-12 mile obstacle courses in the country. Think freezing-cold water traps, giant walls, mud runs and more!
“The Yellow Ribbon program is an admirable program and my attendance at MIIS would not be possible without it..."
Fast Fact: Megan taste tested several species of insects while living in the Ecuadorian Amazon in 2011.
“Business skills and tools are incorporated into subjects like sustainability, international development, and design thinking...”
Fast Fact: Adam served in the Peace Corps, working with government units in rural Albania assisting in the development of tourism and waste management-based improvement projects.
“The best part about the MBA program at MIIS is its intimacy; that my professors are approachable and accessible...”
Fast Fact: Ben spent six months working on a social business model development project in Rajasthan, India for Traditional Medicinals, an herbal tea company.
“I come away with a much richer perspective on global business than before...”
Fast Fact: Ben once went two weeks in rural Mexico without putting on shoes or a shirt. It had little effect on the speed at which he learned Spanish.
“We're a tight-knit, diverse group at the Monterey Institute, and I've found there's something to be learned from everyone”