As you have experienced for yourself, INSEAD is a unique institution. So, in keeping with the school’s entrepreneurial spirit, we are continuing to innovate around the more traditional reunion programme and bring to you a very special digital reunion! We have also decided to offer a new occasion for you, our youngest graduates, to reconnect with the school and each other, and open a traditional 1-year reunion to all young alumni, thus launching a very first edition of Digital Young Alumni Reunion.
2020 and 2021 anniversary cohorts can attest that a digital reunion doesn’t have to be any less exciting! We have taken some of the highlight moments of our traditional in-person reunions and incorporated them into a programme that enables you to easily reconnect with the school and your classmates from wherever you are in the world. In addition to an INSEAD update, you can interact with your favourite faculty and gather with your class in a dedicated meeting for good old networking and fun.
I want to thank the class volunteers who, together with the Young Alumni Initiative and Alumni Reunions team, have enthusiastically dived into developing a tailored programme for you to relive those special INSEAD memories.
Please bookmark this page as it will be updated with more details about the digital reunion, as well as with information about other celebrations for your class and links to your class gift campaigns.
I look forward to sharing some of the amazing stories about how our unique alumni community has come together in these challenging times, demonstrating that INSEAD truly is a Force for Good. See you online!
With best wishes,
Your Reunion on Saturday will start with an opening address by Emily Robin, Senior Director of Development, followed by a school update from Ilian Mihov, Dean of INSEAD and Peter Zemsky, Deputy Dean of INSEAD .
After the faculty session led by Noah Askin, Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour, you will be directed to a class-specific session led by your class volunteers.
The schedule below is tentative, be sure to check again for updates in the coming weeks.
|SATURDAY, 16 October|
Emily Robin, Senior Director of Development, INSEAD
Faculty Session: Building Your (Professional) Community
Noah Askin, Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD
Emily Robin, Senior Director of Development, INSEAD
Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour
Dean of INSEAD
Professor of Economics
The Rausing Chaired Professor of Economic and Business Transformation, INSEAD
Senior Director, Development, INSEAD
Dean of Innovation
The Eli Lilly Chaired Professor of Strategy and Innovation
Building Your (Professional) Community
You come to INSEAD to build your network. Then, as alumni, you’re regularly reminded of the importance and value of…your network. Yet you spend 10 months at INSEAD—and its many (many!) opportunities to network—with minimal guidance about with whom you should connect and how. Rather than an instrumental approach to networking, which is likely to leave you feeling uncomfortable at best, I will talk about the why, the what, and the how of building your professional community. Based on what we know about networks and on-going research with communities of super connectors, I offer some insights to help you think through your most valuable professional asset.”.
Making it happen
Get involved in the organisation of your reunion. Make a difference to this alumni reunion.
INSEAD would like to thank our Reunion Ambassadors:
Class of MBA'17J
Reunion Committee - Inna Khlon, Alex Michael Lawrence
Class of MBA'17D
Reunion Committee - Hammad Ahmar, Youmna Nahas, Mai Shimada, Min Wang
Class of MBA'18J
Reunion Committee - Arthur Bozon
Class of MBA'18D
Reunion Committee - Nikhil Arora, Tina Verma
Class of MBA'19J
Reunion Chair - Samuel Weynants
Reunion Committee - Francois D’Aligny, Shubham Bagdia, Maher Bazzi, Alexey Bykov, Elias Charara, John George Dawson, Sheng Goh, Amira Hachem, Chun-Yang Hsu, Leandros Katsouris, Daniel Lowinger, Joel Tamandjo, Agata Nowicka, Adar Popovich (Moskovich), Marcel Schwarz, Aniket Shende, Nche Wadike
Class of MBA'19D
Reunion Chair - Gonzalo Arana and James O'Shea
Reunion Commitee - Lindsay Axford, Mauro Basile dos Santos Mello, Maria Bohn, Stefano Ceravolo, Matthieu Chauveau, Andrew Copuyoc, Simone Doro, Carolin Eichhofer, Omurden Ekim, Charbel El Helou, Melda Eren, Ishita Gupta, Anne Nai-tien Huang, Ren Hu, Naman Jain, Bhagwant Kaur, Elmira Khusainova, Ashini Kothari, Jacqueline Liao, Si Yao Jennie Li, Shobhit Nair, Irene Salas, Malini Sen, Kobi Shkuri, Gared Karl Silveira, Chuannong Tian, Irina Virtosu, Dongming Wang, Natalia Choo Siu Yek, Yang Zeng, Yasmine Zerktouni, Paolo Zucchi
Class of MBA'20J
Reunion Committee - María Arratibel, Sahaj Dasot, Anna Dona-Hie, Joao Henriques, Emilie Jacot-Guillarmod, Cesar Miranda, Sagnik Mukherejee, Snigdha Nigam, Kriti Paul-Guera, Nataliya Rogatchkina, Divyangana Sarswat, Marie-Aude Vassy, Michal Wojcik, Sophie Zhao
Class of MBA'20D
Reunion Committee - Chris Holcroft, Chote Jindaratanacholkij, Vikram Maran, Jad Riachi, Samuel Taylor, Christian Wirawan, Tianzhao Zheng
All returning classes are fundraising and the majority of alumni make a gift to the INSEAD Fund for their reunion anniversary. The INSEAD Fund is the School’s annual fund, allowing donors to direct their gift to a number of key areas: Scholarships, the Dean’s Fund, the Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society, Campus Renewal, Faculty & Research and [email protected]
Most donors choose the Dean’s Fund as this sustains vital programmes like scholarships and research, and supports emerging opportunities, including innovative projects that arise during the academic year.
All gifts made will be counted to the class total, and also count towards participation in the INSEAD Force For Good campaign.
Of course, donors who make a gift to an area outside of the INSEAD Fund are still counted in the class total. If you would like to learn more about the INSEAD Giving opportunities or to have more details about your own giving history, please contact Emily:
Senior Director of Development
Email: [email protected]
To access the reunion class gift pages, click here under on your promotion