Mary Serafin

Previous degree(s): BA in Design, University of California, Davis, US; graduated in 2018

Pre-MBA industry: Management consulting

Pre-MBA role: Growth and Business Design Associate Manager, Accenture

Clubs: Out in Business Club (Executive Committee), Snow Club (Executive Committee), Basketball Club, Sports Business Club, Women’s Touch Rugby Club, Wellbeing Club, Women in Business Club, Design and Innovation Club

Three topics I can be approached about: Out in Business; design; non-traditional careers.

About me: Mary grew up in Los Angeles, California, in the US. She studied Human-Centred Design at the University of California, Davis. Following college, Mary worked as a Growth Strategy and Business Design Associate Manager at Fjord, a design and innovation consultancy by Accenture Song. During her time at Accenture, she combined her background in human-centred design research, business strategy and project management with her passion for social impact to advise global non-profits on their gender equality investment strategies. While at LBS, she is working on gaining skills that will enable her to pivot into the sports industry in a growth and innovation capacity.

Mary is a lifelong advocate for gender equality and the LGBTQIA+ community. While at the University of California, Davis, she founded Davis Women in Business and launched the largest women’s empowerment conference, ‘OWN IT’. Now at LBS, she is a Vice President for the Out in Business Club, creating dialogue around intersectional identities.

Outside of academics, Mary is a poker instructor, youth girls’ basketball skills coach, active student mentor and frequent public speaker.

Email: mserafin.mba2025@london.edu