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Enable people by inspiring them

Beke, an associate partner in London, gives her views on leadership and working at McKinsey.

Making a difference and learning from diversity - everyday at McKinsey

– After applying through the McKinsey Women in Leadership Scholarship and interning in Sydney, Vinuri was hooked.

First brushes with the flexibility of McKinsey

– Divya, a director of digital delivery in India, learned how McKinsey fit her during big changes in her life.

Authenticity, vulnerability, and flexibility

– Rachael tells about McKinsey and Inspire.

Breakfast all day every day

– Have breakfast with Katerina, an engagement manager in Prague.

Super social Fridays and work-life balance

– Balancing a full life and making a difference, Maria from Mexico City does it all.

Views over Mexico City and doing what you love

– Aldo learned first–hand that doing what he loves makes everything easier.

Coming back to consulting – but only for McKinsey

– Choon, an implementation coach in Kuala Lumpur, is enjoying putting his experience in operations to work at McKinsey.

Mentorship & support

– Mentorship helped Marina find her place in McKinsey Sao Paolo office; then she paid that support forward to Ana.

Achieving my goals with the right support

– Water polo bronze medallist Aleksa tells why he returned home to Serbia after earning his degree at Berkeley.

Sounds like Katy might love consulting

– Katy, an associate in Denver, explains why she switched from chemical engineering to consulting at McKinsey.

Why McKinsey, why Prague?

– Miron answers to encourage you to apply for Global Connect, our newest event for graduate students and professionals in N America who want to make a difference in a fast–growing, global market.

A place where you are celebrated

– Farid wants to tell you about our GLAM society in the Jakarta office.

Changing a nation on day 1 (almost)

– Aziz shares what led him to McKinsey Dubai after an MBA at Booth.

Lagos celebrates International Women’s Day

– Hear how our colleagues have helped #PressForProgress by mentoring others.

McKinsey’s #PressForProgress

– Today the world celebrates International Women’s Day. Read about a few of our colleagues who are making a difference in gender parity.

Take Time to play

– Joelle describes how she combines her work at McKinsey Dubai with her passion for the theatre.

Natalia explains our Marketing & Sales practice.

Meet Natalia – a Junior Recruiter, who will tell you more about one of the largest practices at McKinsey and the opportunities that Next Generation Women Leaders participants will have a possibility to explore.

Anita explains our Operations practice.

– Anita, a recruiter for our European Operations practice, tells why you should apply for NGWL and select the Operations practice route.

Meet our Next Generation Women Leaders: Janthe

– We would like you to meet NGWL team member Janthe. Read more here.

Who’s behind “Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick?”

– Co-author Martin Hirt shares his experiences writing our newest book on strategy.

Coffee time with a Next Generation Women Leader: Insa

– Grab a coffee and get to know one of the organizers of NGWL.

Meet our Next Generation Women Leaders: Insa

– Meet organizer Insa who put her learnings from the 2014 event to use improving gender parity.

Experiencing the unexpected

– Discovering I can build a great social/sports life while working full-time at McKinsey.

Coffee time with a Next Generation Women Leader: Sophie

– Grab a coffee and get to know one of the organizers of NGWL.

Meet our Next Generation Women Leaders: Sophie

– McKinsey’s structured communication approach comes in handy at work, organizing the Next Generation Women Leaders event, and helping her sister.

Adventures at sea

– Similarities between consulting and ocean racing.

Coffee time with a Next Generation Women Leader: Anniken

– Grab a coffee and get to know one of the organizers of NGWL.

Meet our Next Generation Women Leaders: Anniken

– We add this business analyst from Oslo’s story to our profiles of Next Generation Women Leaders.

Coffee time with a Next Generation Women Leader: Vera

– Grab a coffee and get to know one of the organizers of NGWL better.

Meet our Next Generation Women Leaders: Vera

– We will share stories of our Next Generation Women Leaders organizers over the next weeks. First up is Vera, an associate in Munich.

Putting my ideas into action

– Simona enjoys the ability to influence real life as a senior implementation coach in Milan.

Inspiration and insights

– Angela: London-based associate, former geneticist, current rock star

The Glamourous Katy George

Katy revealed her secret for success during Glamour’s Women of the Year Summit 2017

Creating your own flight plan

– Aviation enthusiast, airplane geek and recreational private pilot Yun talks about his experiences as an associate in the Travel, Transportation and Logistics practice in Singapore.

Firm lessons from Peter

– Peter learned some valuable lessons at McKinsey. Read more on what he learned along the way of becoming an associate principle.

Get to know Jan, partner in the Capital Productivity & Infrastructure practice in Amsterdam

– Jan, partner in Amsterdam, tells us about the Operations Excellence Program.

Victoria shares her experiences at McKinsey.

– Victoria studied in the United States, then returned home to Spain to start her journey with McKinsey.

Lean In with Emma

– Emma, a business analyst in the San Francisco office, takes the empowerment of women in the workplace seriously. That’s why she just started a year-long secondment to Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg’s nonprofit. Read about Emma’s quest for workplace equality.

How McKinsey’s helping me become my best self

– Han came to the U.S. at age 15 seeking political asylum to avoid persecution for his sexual orientation. He’s faced many struggles since but has found a home at McKinsey.

Finding a family in Veterans@McKinsey

– Jack, a former U.S. Navy submarine officer, has found more meaningful work, balance, and support at McKinsey than he imagined.

Risk and reward

– Surprised by how valuable her military skill set was in the private sector, Kelemwork found a home in McKinsey’s Risk practice and is learning and growing more than she thought possible.

From the Marines to McKinsey

– Kirk started his career as a member of the US Marine Corps. Now he’s running a New Ventures startup at McKinsey. Read how it happened.

Being different is an asset, not a liability

– Brata, the first GLAM (LGBTQ at McKinsey) member in Jakarta and the organizer of this year’s Day of Pink celebrations for the office, describes his experiences at McKinsey.

From music to McKinsey

– Entrepreneur and Wharton grad Brian joined McKinsey in Silicon Valley to broaden his business acumen and tackle tough challenges. McKinsey’s Black Network has been instrumental in helping him feel at home and succeed.

McKinsey’s Black Network: my firm family

– Patrick, a relatively new associate in Chicago, attributes much of his success at McKinsey to the aboveboard support and camaraderie he’s found in McKinsey’s Black Network.

How McKinsey taught me to bring my whole self to work

– Meet Johnattan, a junior engagement manager in London who is an active member of our GLAM community and one of the organizers behind our new LGBTQ Leadership Award.

McKinsey Q&A: Lauren

– When McKinsey became a HeForShe 10x10x10 Impact Champion, a business analyst in our New Jersey office took the opportunity to spend a year with UN Women.

Share the experiences of Farih as a summer intern in Jakarta.

– Farih experienced McKinsey’s culture as a summer intern in Jakarta, learning new ways to solve tough challenges and making new friends along the way.


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