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The University of Sydney Business School was always Kalee’s first choice for postgraduate study. She was drawn by the practical application and global business focus of the Master of Management. The degree's consistent top rankings also helped her make her decision.
Kalee is a driven person, motivated by contributing to society, meeting new people and having the opportunity to solve complex problems.
Coming from a not-for-profit management and social impact background, Kalee wanted to return to the sector after graduating. But studying broadened Kalee's horizons. "A whole new world of opportunities opened up for me," Kalee says.
"I did well in the Managing Digital Innovation unit and was intrigued by technological advancements, inspiring me to take on a role at an artificial intelligence firm."
Today, Kalee works as a Consultant at Meltwater in their global office in India and reflects back on her time at University. "I enjoyed every minute," Kalee says. "I met so many people who have turned into friends and teachers who have become mentors."
My most memorable experiences at University would be starting the South Asian Business Society and delivering the keynote at the Harvard College Project for Asian and International Relations conference.
Kalee was a dual scholarship recipient receiving a Vice-Chancellors International Scholarship and a Professional Leadership Development Scholarship. She took advantage of every professional opportunity. "I took part in a placement at Cisco where I investigated the regional readiness of smart cities in Australia," Kalee says.
"This was a fantastic way for me to learn about how 'internet of things' business is carried out and how innovative technology can change the way we live."
Kalee's advice to someone thinking of coming to study in Sydney from India is: "Go with an open mind and give it your all. There are a lot of opportunities at the Business School. I mean it; I have experienced them."
Just embarking on her career, Kalee wants to continue to contribute to social impact projects and is passionate about educating people about media intelligence.