• LitFest 2018

    On the morning of 28th Jan, the Literary society of IIM Bangalore organized LitFest for the young and budding writers to learn the art of writing their own story. The day kickstarted with guest speaker session by our own IIM Bangalore alums turned published authors (Sandeep Das and Tony V Francis). The after lunch session included “YourQuote” masterclass workshop series and ended with an open mic poetry event which was broadcasted on YourQuote’s YouTube channel as well. Speaker session started with Tony V Francis, author of “The Autograph Seeker”, sharing his journey of publishing a book. He gave a crisp idea of what we need to take care of while…

  • Exchange term: Scaling new heights

    “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”                                                                                                                         ~Anonymous Having survived two hectic terms and triumphing the grueling summer placement process, PGP1s have started making holiday plans to ‘chill’ for a while; and what better way than to travel to exotic locations around the globe with your friends. It’s that exciting time of the year when PGP1s bid for their dream universities, to study and experience things from a whole new perspective. It’s Exchange time! But is exchange only about traveling and holidaying? Taking a ‘Euro-trip’ with your friends? To gain some insights, we decided to ask a couple of PGP2s about their exchange experience and…

  • Women Leadership Summit ’18

    The 4th Annual Women Leadership Summit was successfully held at IIM Bangalore on the 13th of January 2018. Organised by the student-run Women in Management Club (WIM) of IIM Bangalore, the theme for this year was ‘Redefining Power for a Newer Tomorrow ‘. With attendees including both women and men across all age groups and sectors, the summit saw the participants benefit out of experiences shared by the eminent speakers and panelists. Ms. Vinita Bali, Former MD & CEO, Britannia India, was the Chief Guest for the day and shared lessons from her own experience gathered across more than 75 countries. She emphasized that her success can be attributed to her…

  • Sangharsh 2018 – Day 1 and Day 2

    The first two days of Sangharsh 2018 were filled with enthusiasm, excitement, competitive spirit and passion not only from the contingents of the four IIMs, but also the crowd. The hosting IIMB campus has been ringing with cheers day in and day out, as a series of hard-fought matches have managed to bring the busy MBA students to the field. IIMA won the opening match of the 3-day event, defeating the hosts 1-0 in their Men’s Football League match. However, IIMB’s Women’s Cricket team turned the tables on their IIMA counterparts, knocking them out by winning by 7 wickets. IIMC’s Badminton teams had the perfect start to their campaigns, as…

  • Sangharsh 2018 – The Kickoff

    “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” – Henry Ford These were the words with which the 12th edition of Sangharsh, the annual sports tournament between IIMA, IIMB, IIMC, and IIML, was inaugurated at IIMB on 5th January, 2018 with Indian National Swimmer, Mr. Anshul Kothari as the Chief Guest of the opening ceremony. Urging the students to pursue their dreams and not worry about money, he recalled his college days when his professor and classmates had laughed at his career goal of becoming a swimmer. But it was his grit and determination that led to his inclusion in the national teams for Commonwealth…

  • Sangharsh 2018- The Battle Begins

    Sangharsh started all the way back in 2007 as a sports tournament between IIMA and IIMB. In 2011, IIMC and IIML joined the roster, making it the tournament it is today. 2018 would be the 12th edition of the sporting fest, with IIMA winning the maximum number of times, followed by IIMB, IIMC, and IIML. The 2017 edition was held in IIMC, with the hosts emerging as winners followed by IIMB as the runner-ups, followed by IIML and IIMA respectively. Sangharsh follows a unique system with multiple medal and non-medal sporting events. Then non-medal sports are generally played for 2-3 years before being accepted as medal sports by general consensus.…

  • Old Memories, New Beginnings – New Year 2018!

    Time is a curious thing. When we are living through it, it seems infinitely unending yet when we turn back to see at how far we have come you get that feeling of how time has flown. Time carries us all unknowingly on its wings of wonder until once in a while we look up and find ourselves on this incredible journey. That is what a New Year’s Day is to me – Nostalgia of the year gone by and the Nervousness of the one to come. As I ponder back on 2017, it has been a rollercoaster of a year – well you can say that of anyone who…