This award recognises students who have enhanced the experience of their peers. These individuals have directly impacted their fellow students, particularly within their programmes. They have consistently displayed behaviours that reflect the spirit of LBS - rigorous, open, curious, and inspiring.
- Dhevine Chandrapala MiFPT2023
Dhevine has been an incredibly involved and enthusiastic Academic Rep on the MiF PT programme. He has worked closely with the Programme Team, providing constructive feedback and ideas on how the MiF can be enhanced while juggling a full-time job, his role as President of the Restructuring Club and a full-term exchange in Hong Kong.
- Darya Dara EMBALS2023
Darya was the driving force for bringing her cohort together. She kept the cohort connected and engaged, organising several social events during the year and inspiring everyone to stay in touch and get together each week. As one of her fellow students put it, “The entire experience would have been different had it not been for Darya’s contribution and leadership.”
- Arka Dhar SLN2022
Arka organised multiple Sloan 2022 student events and supported the cohort through his dedicated role as Academic Rep, working closely with the Programme Team. Arka continues to support the school by speaking at multiple alumni events and panels for new Sloan students and sharing insights on the Global Experience in San Francisco.
- Tunde Gafaar MBA2023
Tunde is an inspiration. He was an Academic Representative and a Student Association Officer, took roles in the Black in Business Club and Africa Club and was on the Dean’s List – all while learning another new role early in the programme as a first-time father to his newborn daughter. He engaged fully in LBS life, inspiring those around him through his commitment to his fellow students, his passion for the programme, and his enviable ability to achieve balance and success in everything he does.
- Saumya Goyal MiM2023
Whether acting as Programme Rep, participating in the Family Business Club, supporting Tattoo or leading her London LAB team, Saumya has always been eager to help, whether in social, academic or professional settings. Her dedication to academic excellence is also evident through her class engagement, and Saumya has proven to be a valuable member of the LBS community.
- Abhinav Jain MiFFT2023
Abhinav has worked incredibly hard to enrich the experience of his fellow students, from helping organise Tattoo and Finance Club events to generally making the experience more enjoyable for everyone around him. Always ready to help personally and professionally, Abhinav never hesitated to share his ideas, bring a new perspective, and do all he could to benefit the LBS community.
- Fred Li MFA2023
Fred contributed significantly to the MFA programme and revived the Squash Club as Co-President. Fred organised many memorable events and activities for the MFA class, fostering everyone’s sense of belonging and community. He became known for asking insightful questions in class and was always ready to share his passion. He has been a generous and enthusiastic inspiration to all.
- Yulia Myronova EMBAG2023
Yulia is one of life’s great networkers. She helped her fellow students connect with each other and previous cohorts and LBS alumni. She has a passion for sparking ideas and finding new and innovative ways of doing business in as socially responsible a way as possible. Yulia proves that hard work, strong opinions and kindness in business can go together.
- Sindhu Sreenath EMBADS2023
Sindhu has been a valuable leader and dedicated helper who has positively impacted her peers. Her commitment to serving others and her natural leadership abilities have enhanced the student experience. With her unwavering support and guidance, Sindhu has consistently fostered a collaborative and inspiring environment within her cohort.
- Joshua Studley MBA2023
Josh, renowned as the “class ally,” advocated allyship within various clubs – Black in Business, Women in Business, and Out in Business. He spearheaded allyship initiatives as the Head of Ethics for the Rugby Club. He contributed to impactful events such as the Great Debate and Speak Out Week. His persistent endeavours to unite and support peers showcased exceptional leadership skills.
- Alina Ursachi MBA2023
Alina’s peers describe her as a leader, a mentor and a “role model for us all”. She has displayed exceptional leadership skills and dedication as the President of the popular Wellbeing Club and the Co-President of the Italian Club and Central and Eastern Europe Club. Alina’s commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of her peers makes her a true role model.
- Vivian van Oosten MAM2023
Vivian has an exceptional ability to inspire and motivate others. She delivered outstanding club events. As an exemplary class representative, she was kind and attentive and worked tirelessly to ensure that the lines of communication between faculty and students were always open and effective.