Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Full-time with Co-op
University of Toronto (Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience)
Class of 2024
Pursuing an MBA allowed me to fill the gap in my healthcare background, becoming the medium that allowed me to turn my theoretical experience into real-life applications with the potential to solve complex business problems that can reshape the Canadian healthcare landscape. .
Work Experience during the DeGroote MBA (Co-op or Summer Internship)
- Marketing Associate – Abbott Medical
- Market Access Specialist – Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Coming from a science background, I knew I wanted to attend a business school that celebrated the diversity of my education and saw it as an advantage. DeGroote’s community and talent pool are unlike any other, and they are a leader in fostering careers within the healthcare industry; these reasons all made DeGroote the obvious choice!
Why an MBA?
I always felt like there was something missing from my academic journey, which was heavily focused on theory and research. Pursuing an MBA allowed me to fill that gap in my healthcare background, becoming the medium that allowed me to turn my theoretical experience into real-life applications with the potential to solve actual problems. Growing my business acumen has been a rewarding experience, alongside developing my network and professional skills which will help me prepare for my future career!
What surprised you about DeGroote?
The DeGroote community is diverse in so many ways! Not only is there diversity in the student body’s professional and academic experiences, but also in their ambitions. Learning from my peers about what inspires them to pursue their unique goals only further motivates me to be open-minded about the potential careers and industries in which I may find my future career. These diverse ambitions offered me so many insights on how I can also make the most of my MBA journey and this is one of the most refreshing aspects of studying at DeGroote!
What piece of advice would you give to anyone considering doing their MBA at DeGroote?
The MBA program at DeGroote is a personal and professional catalyst in your life! While you’re networking with your peers, studying new course concepts, and deciding your future career, you’re also working towards self-improvement and building friendships. Take advantage of moments that encourage you to go outside your comfort zone and make the best of this experience!
What has been the highlight of your DeGroote experience so far?
The MBA has given me more than a degree; I’ve built a network of friends and collected a wealth of experiences that will last beyond the completion of the program. This program gave me the confidence to take risks and challenge myself in various ways. I’m so glad I made the decision to pursue an MBA!
Extra Curricular Involvement at DeGroote MBA
- President, Health Services Management Association (HSMA)
- DeGroote Leader
- Kellogg Biotech and Healthcare Case Competition
Tell us one fun fact about you!
I am a hiking and nature enthusiast, however, I am easily scared off by insects and bears.
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