Nour Bouadis is local to the Washington, DC area. She earned her Bachelors in international business and marketing from the George Washington University. Prior to business school, Nour worked for a boutique management consulting firm. She is pursuing her MBA to follow her passion and transition into a career in marketing.
Shehjar is a product marketer,movie buff and an unapologetic foodie.He was born and raised in India but spent the last 8 years of his life traversing the roads of Dubai. An indefatigable traveler who loves to experience new geographies and cultures, he hopes that these experiences will assist him in positively influencing the lives of people around him.
Baanie is a 2nd year MBA student and a budding marketer at Robert H. Smith School of Business. Prior to starting her MBA journey she worked in information technology. Her passions beyond the classroom include dancing, reading, traveling, and cooking. She has traveled around the world to experience new cultures and sample new cuisines.
Mandar is a first year MBA student at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, pursuing a career in Marketing and Data Analytics. He has 5 years of pre-MBA work experience as an engineer and marketer. He started his career at Philips Healthcare India as a Product Development Engineer where he was responsible for working with the design team and suppliers to bring medical devices such as X-ray machines to life. Later, curious to learn more about products from a consumer perspective, he transitioned into marketing and went on to manage end to end marketing for 2 startups.
Vivek Mehrotra is a first year MBA candidate at the Robert H Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He is looking to pursue a role in brand management at the conclusion on this journey. He enjoys cooking, playing golf, watching soccer, and spending time with my four-legged buddy named Mac.
Tia grew up in NC and attended undergrad at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before coming to Smith she worked as an IT Project officer for UBS. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog, trying new workouts, and exploring fashion and decor.
Rumi is passionate about how innovative products and brands can help to improve people’s lives. He is from Peru and holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. He has experience in the consumer products industry, specifically the planning, sales and trade marketing fields.