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.
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: 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: 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: 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...”
Follow the action as Monterey Institute students working with organizations ranging from UNESCO to frontier market entrepreneurs blog about their experiences this summer in Peru, Israel, Spain, Zanzibar and other countries.
A group of 21 people recently completed Frontier Market Scouts training at the Monterey Institute and headed off to work on impact investment projects in developing countries.
Members of Net Impact at the Institute develop a winning plan for lowering the environmental impact of the campus.
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”
Environmental policy student Jessy Bradish raps about climate change in our annual talent show.