Launching our app!
September 2018 Edition
This month we catch up with some of our alumnae, from fintech to wine tasting to meeting Hillary Clinton, we find out what they are up to now.
We are also excited to reveal a new way to stay connected with fellow Mountbatten alumni, on the go, with our Mountbatten Connect app. Find out how you can download this below.
Finally, with just a month to go until applications close for our March 2019 intakes, don't forget to get involved with our Refer-A-Friend program. If your referral gets placed then both you and they will receive an Amazon voucher worth $50/£40. You can share your referral here.
Mountbatten Connect App
We are excited to announce the launch of our Mountbatten Connect alumni platform app for use on Android and Apple devices! Stay connected with your alumni community on-the-go; send and receive messages and stay up-to-date with the newsfeed, events, and job postings.
There are already over 2,000 alumni on Mountbatten Connect - from those who did the Program in the 80's up to today - see who's on there by joining now!
Alumof the Month
Michelle TranLondon, Sep 2003
"My greatest achievement is starting the NYC Fintech Women group with over 1000 members and growing exponentially. New York has one of the most active and vibrant fintech scenes and women in fintech need a community to help each other get promoted, find better jobs and get paid more. Join the group (both women and men) if you are in fintech in NYC! www.meetup.com/NYC-Fintech-Women
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Submit their information to our Refer-A-Friend program and, if they're placed, both you and they will receive an Amazon gift card worth £40/$50!
New York, September 2008
Sophie, a graduate of Leeds University, finally gave up her advertising day job earlier this year in order to make her “side hustle” her “main hustle!” In February she launched www.vignettewine.com, a wine consultancy that produces creative wine experiences. In Sophie's words, "it's early days… but so far it was the best decision I have made. The hardest step is that first one!"
Sophie hosts private and public sessions and corporate events from large to small. In fact she is hosting two art-inspired, experiential wine evenings at the Leyden Gallery in Spitalfields on 24th October and 21st November, and is offering Mountbatten alumni a 20% discount off the ticket price!
Read the full article and claim your discount
A Day In The Life
New York, August 2013
Hayley graduated from Glasgow University before joining Mountbatten Program in August 2013. She interned at Institutional Investor, and continued working for them in London after completing her year in New York. 5 years on and she is now Director of Sales (Conferences & Memberships), traveling to Europe, the Middle East and North America, and counts her most memorable work moment as a (brief) meeting with Hillary Clinton, who was a keynote speaker at one of her events last year.
In The News
Sourajit Aiyer (London, March 2009) is delighted to share that his new book, a fiction short stories series – Twelve Tricky Tales, is available in paperback on all country-sites of Amazon & other ecommerce platforms. Do read & share.
Amazon India | Amazon USA | Amazon UK
It was brought to our attention by a fellow alum that Joshua Abreu (London, August 2009) was recently named the new "presidente de la Comisión Nacional de Valore de Paraguay" (i.e. President of the National Securities Commission of Paraguay which is essentially the regulatory body of the national stock exchange ). Quite an achievement.
Alex Lee MBA (New York, August 2012) is this month busy celebrating the top 1% of properties in New York. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6450258489766932480/
Indeed, to celebrate the Plum Guide’s launch in Los Angeles, New York, Milan & Rome, they are giving you a chance to win £1,000 on a Plum Guide stay: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6449991244830556160/
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