Yvette

MBA, Harvard Business School (HBS)
Finance
Technology

Yvette received her MBA from Harvard Business School. In addition to her work as an MBA application adviser, Yvette has worked as a tech sector professional focused on international expansion and emerging markets.

Yvette sits on the HBS Club of the GCC Board of Directors and has collaborated in writing HBS cases focused on real estate finance. She has personally met with admissions officers at 25 of the top MBA programs in the US.

Born in Los Angeles, Yvette has chosen roads less traveled and nudged norms around the globe. She started her career interning with a startup (onscreen keyboards, before the iPhone existed) and Texaco. As a college junior she spent a year abroad in London studying arts & culture. Her travels around Europe made the world seem more accessible, triggering her desire to do business internationally. Before attending HBS she learned from great corporations including Deloitte Consulting, Fannie Mae, and UBS Investment Bank in the US. Post HBS she relocated to Dubai,where as an entrepreneur she successfully built a real estate services company (acquired), an SME Growth Fund, an online interest graph fueled food portal, search vertical, and a startup consulting business.

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