“Make the most of every opportunity,” is the advice recent Monterey Institute alumna Nathalie Marin-Gest gives current students. She used her connections from a summer internship at Fair Trade USA to land a full-time position in her chosen field by the time she graduated.
"Winning the Student Innovator Award was a wonderful culmination of my Joint MBA and International Environmental Policy degree.”
The Monterey Institute community was saddened to learn of the death of longtime MBA professor Harvey Arbeláez, who passed away last week after a brave fight with cancer, surrounded by family in Colombia.
The Monterey Institute’s unique Frontier Market Scouts Program has been awarded the prestigious Ashoka – U Cordes Innovation Award, given to innovative university programs focused on promoting social entrepreneurship.
Giving thanks: Monterey Institute student Whitney Hales is thankful for her family and looking forward to seeing them on Thanksgiving, while her friend Inge Kristensen from Denmark is thankful for her new American friends and their welcoming spirit.
Molly Lineberger (MBA '03) tells her story of working with Catholic Relief Services in Haiti providing relief work to people living with HIV and survivors of the 2010 earthquake.
Dr. Kent Glenzer may not be a typical university professor, but he is the ideal match for the Monterey Institute’s “goal-oriented and proactive students,” who are always eager to absorb practical advice.
Alexis Gabriel (MBA/IEP '13) combined her business and environmental policy skills to make a difference in South Africa.
Anja Mondragon (MAIEP/MBA '13) spent the summer in paradise working on an environmental conservation project in Belize.
Eight Frontier Market Scouts have recently returned to the Monterey Institute after spending the summer working on social venture and impact investment projects in Turkey, Brazil, Colombia, Kenya, India and England.