Diversity of Thought for Better Business

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Ponsi Trivisvavet, a former international student from Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management, is highly recognized as the leader in AgriBusiness in the US. She is currently the CEO of Inari, the SEEDesign™ company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Within 3 years of her leadership at Inari, the organization has grown fivefold and has raised >USD […]

What Mentors Wish Their Mentees Knew

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Most professionals who make it to the executive level cite mentoring as an important contributor to their career success.  We all know having a mentor would make a difference to your career. However, do you know how to make someone want to mentor you and how to create a successful mentor-mentee relationship? Listen to our […]

Thriving during Life Transitions

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It can be an overwhelming process: Moving from your home country to the US, Enrolling in an American academic program, Maintaining good grades, Finding internships, and Trying to secure a full-time job while you’re on OPT. Harpuneet came to the US from India in 2012. as a Rotary International Foreign Exchange student and graduated with […]

Adopting Resilience Skills

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Everything that has happened, happens for a reason This doesn’t mean that we don’t have control of our destiny but it means we have control over our mindset and life that we want to have after any traumatic event or disappointments in life.  Namit Khurana is a former international student from India. He graduated at […]

Career and Immigration Pathways

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Every year, thousands of students from India leave their home country to fulfill their dreams of studying abroad. Studying in the US allows students to seek employment during and after Graduation with their CPT and OPT. However, going through that immigration pathway is not easy. In this episode, Vinod and Coach Kwan discussed the challenges […]

A Playbook for Landing Your Dream Job

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If you dream to join big tech companies, you may find yourself running into obstacles to achieving that goal. Did you know that, in 2019, one of the FAANG companies received around 3.3 million job applications and a candidate has only a 0.2% chance of getting hired? In this episode, Amit and I will talk […]

Going Global as an Entrepreneur

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Millennial and Gen Z entrepreneurship is growing at a faster rate. It is possibly because of the reason that Entrepreneurship is granting people more freedom along with generating more income if you do it right. However, choosing entrepreneurship is not easy and is full of difficulties. Being an entrepreneur means you are never off duty, […]

Overcoming Your Fears

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We understand how challenging it is for so many people when they need to step outside of their comfort zone; for example; as an international student, the idea of starting networking with American professionals that you’ve never met before must make you feel very nervous. In this podcast episode, Coach Kwan, CEO & Founder of […]

Our Accents in Job Interviews

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Having an accent has always been the main barrier to Career development for many of us who were not born and raised in an English speaking country. From a psychological research from Wharton, it revealed that non-native speakers of English are perceived as having weak political skills — which is considered essential for career success. […]

Finding Mentors

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Robina Singh, a National Director at Ascend, is sitting with Coach Kwan Segal, Founder & CEO of ICAway, to discuss why mentors are needed for professional success, especially for International Students who are here in the US and want to find jobs in the future. Studies show that good mentoring can lead to greater career […]