The Learning Experience in AIM

Finally, I am here in Asian Institute of Management (AIM) chasing the dreams of gaining global learning experience. I started my Master in Development Management (MDM) journey last January 2019, and it was my first experience away from my home country, India. The experience in AIM is valuable in many levels. First and foremost, it…

Puerto Galera Escapade

Puerto Galera or simply “Puerto” is a frugal and under-rated destination for island hopping, coral exploration, and chilling on the white-sand beach (yes, it is white-sand beach!). Only a 140-kilometer away from Manila, it’s a nearby getaway from the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan. Together with two other Indians, Divij Johri and Aditya Verma,…

Becoming a Leader of Tomorrow: My Journey inside the Great Wall

I have always wondered about the phrase “truth is stranger than fiction”, and then I began to understand the meaning of it. When I applied for the two-week summer course entitled “Financial Leaders of Tomorrow”, it seemed a far-fetched reach for me especially when I saw the profile of the elite students from all over…

Stay focused when a community comes first

Every development program has the ultimate goal of community development in terms of well-being. Nowadays, it is challenging to mobilize the community for development programs. Though it’s human nature, we are too complacent for change. To be successful in achieving the ultimate goal, the essential requirements are to mobilize the people and to develop the…

My Life in Philippines

I started January of 2019 by applying for a visa to the Philippines. Fortunately, the consulate was open even during New Year’s Day. Because I was applying for AIM, visa processing was quite easy. Doing this on the very first day of the year, it was an indication that 2019 was going to be a…