Category Archives: Global Health

An Evening with John Doerr- Why He is Betting on AI and Amazon!

This past Tuesday, I had the honor of attending a talk and spending some time with John Doerr, astute American Investor and venture capitalist who was an early investor in tech giants such as Google, Amazon, Twitter, Compaq, Netscape, Sun … Continue reading

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Focus on your expectations, not your limitations!

Warning: This is going to be a long post. Grab some popcorn! First things first. This blog is now officially two years old. Hurray! Seems like just yesterday, September 2011  when I left for Oxford to begin to live life … Continue reading

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Is this what mid-life crisis looks like?

A few weeks ago, I attended the 2nd year reunion of my Executive MBA Class with whom I had spent two very intense and exciting years at Rice University between 2009 and 2011. It was great to see several people … Continue reading

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How ‘Afropreneurs’ will shape Africa’s future- CNN Feature

So my work got featured recently on CNN. See below; How ‘Afropreneurs’ will shape Africa’s future (CNN) — His full name is Idris Ayodeji Bello, but you might just call him “Afropreneur.” That’s the buzzword adopted by the young Nigerian … Continue reading

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Off to Cape Town:Roundtable Discussion with Honorable Trevor A. Manuel and Africa’s Social Entrepreneurs

The next few weeks are already showing up to be hectic, which is why when I drew up my study plan for my April exams, I myself doubted if I was ever going to abide by it with all the … Continue reading

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Global Health for Dummies: What everyone deserves to know

It’s been a great time so far in the Global Health Science Program here at Oxford. I am privileged to be in class with 24 other very smart and highly achieving young people from thirteen different countries. While the class … Continue reading

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Why are you getting a degree in Global Health?

Why do you need a third Masters degree?  You mean you left a job in an oil company to go back to school? Are you a doctor? How does your past education and experience tie in with this degree? I … Continue reading

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Oxford Accommodation Update

So even though I do not get to Oxford until September, and my college accommodation will not be ready until October 1, I got an email from Kellogg College today, with a picture of what my ‘home’ for the next year looks like, … Continue reading

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