Alumni Stories

Stories of IE Undergraduate (39)

Esperanza Nishizawa

Volunteer at the UN (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights) and Dual Degree student MIM + MRCB
“The international environment at IE gave me the capacity to understand different perspectives and different ways of doing things.”
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Elsa Arnaiz Chico

Student MBD & Talento para el futuro
“I know that I can count on the IEU alumni community whenever I need advice or help.”
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Sebastian-Alexander Demel

Product Manager 1895, Lavazza Group
“Don’t always follow pre-formed paths - Dare to be different and make your own.”
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Nicolás Fernández

Sales Account Manager at Procter & Gamble
“You often come across other IE alumni at your workplace and instantly have a point of connection. You are lucky to be part of such a well-connected network of students.”
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Elliot Roazen

Acquisition Marketing Expert @ New Business Creation Unit, Unilever
“Don’t slow down and get comfortable, you are responsible for setting your own pace.”
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Mickela Vucetich Telaya

Author in Chief at Female Empowerment and Leadership Column at Global Risk Insights
“Be the person you’ve always looked up to be and become the impulse for change.”
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Ashley Quigley

Program Analyst at AlphaMundi Foundation & Co-Founder Hope’s In
“The IEU alumni community has helped me to build my professional network and stay involved with the University.”
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Benjamin Weber

CEO & Founder of Stor Water
“The Alumni Community is ultimately a passport to the entire world.”
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Catalina Villegas

Associate at Boston Consulting Group
“The current business world is characterized by constants of change and innovation, and IE has thoroughly prepared us to adapt and evolve to an ever-changing environment.”
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Zaynab Toufiq

Consultant at the World Bank (now completing her Master’s at HEC Paris)
“Engaging with the IEU alumni community facilitates exchanges and interaction with a vast global network of former students, and it puts us on an exclusive fast track for internships and jobs.”
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Angela Selzer

Research Analyst at McKinsey & Company
“If you move to a new city or a new country, like I have for my current job, it is comforting to know that there will most likely be other members of the IE alumni community who you can reach out to and connect to in your new home.”
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Alessandro Donato

Associate Consultant at Bain & Company
“IE offers a very practical approach and gives students the possibility to understand, from the first day, how to approach the job market and what are the most relevant skills to succeed in different sectors.”
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Juan Gómez-Lechón Pechuán

Market Development Representative (Southern Europe) at DocuSign
"IE University provides its students with the ambition to become future leaders."
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Marta Passarinho Oliveira

Sales Development Consultant, Start-ups & SMBs – Iberia Market at Salesforce
"It’s crazy how naturally IE alumni gravitate towards each other and have this inherent sense of belonging. This makes you create deep connections extremely quickly."
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Manuel Moreno

Digital Strategy Consultant at Google
"Attending IEU is a fantastic opportunity, the university provides a diverse education that allows you to pursue your interests and passions."
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Lynn Bergholm

Digital Growth Consultant at Google
"Studying at IE gave me the confidence to apply to some of the world’s most innovative companies."
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Sherif Aoun

Strategic Partner Manager, Mobile Apps at Google
"IE isn’t just a university like any other where you would just take a class in a massive auditorium and leave, it’s a family that you will keep being a part of even after graduation!"
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Coral Taylor

Global Sales Associate in the Business Leadership Program at LinkedIn
"There truly is a power in networking. Go to every possible event or opportunity IE gives you. You never know the person you might meet, idea you might think of, or the concept you might learn."
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Marina Carretero

Digital Manager at Arup
"Doing my bachelor degree at IE School of Architecture and Design meant that once I finished I already had some work experience with my internships done, and that helped a lot when looking for the first real job."
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