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Mena Ayad

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Program: MBA (Full-time)
Term of entry: Fall 2017   
Graduation term: Summer 2019

Hometown: El Minia, Egypt
Cities lived in before Montreal: El Minia & Cairo, Dubai
Languages spoken: English, Arabic
Most recent job: Pharmaceutical entrepreneur, Staff pharmacist

Why did you choose JMSB? JMSB has the best MBA in Canada in terms of ROI. It is located in the best student city in the world and has a high percentage of international students. There are lots of opportunities to get involved on campus and to take full advantage of the MBA student experience.

Focus of program: Data mining & Business intelligence

Highlights of Program: Participating in the ICOP (International Community Outreach Program) Community Case Competition in 2017

Favourite place in Montreal? The Old Port

Future aspirations: My short-term plans are to build a career within a Canadian company to gain local experience. My medium- to long-term plans are to start my own business.

What do you wish you knew before coming to JMSB? I wish I had learned more French. French proficiency is needed to obtain an internship in Montreal.

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