The MIBA Team

Rachel Deng

co - President

Hi! My name is Rachel and I’m going into my 3rd year of the MIB program. My dream is to create a vlog of foods around the world!

 

I’m excited to study abroad in Singapore this winter (hopefully), so we can share our experience with the MIBA community! This year, Darren and I plan to provide more guidance when going abroad, which includes creating guides for each country!

 

We hope to see y’all in the future! Send us a message if you have any questions, we don’t bite!

Darren Jung

co - President

Hi everyone! My name is Darren and I am in my third year of the MIB program. Having been in clubs since my first year of study, I’m so excited to be the co-president for MIBA this year!

 

I’ve always been fascinated with travelling and studying internationally, therefore I think that MIBA is the perfect fit for me. My vision this year is to help guide all students who wish to learn more about the opportunities of studying or working abroad through our numerous networking and career-building events.

 

Rachel and I are here to help people see the value of international business and we hope to make a big impact amongst the UTSC community. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions, need advice or just want to chat!

Darren Jung

co - President

Hi everyone! My name is Darren and I am in my third year of the MIB program. Having been in clubs since my first year of study, I’m so excited to be the co-president for MIBA this year!

 

I’ve always been fascinated with travelling and studying internationally, therefore I think that MIBA is the perfect fit for me. My vision this year is to help guide all students who wish to learn more about the opportunities of studying or working abroad through our numerous networking and career-building events.

 

Rachel and I are here to help people see the value of international business and we hope to make a big impact amongst the UTSC community. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions, need advice or just want to chat!

Events Department

Shub Atreya

VP of Events

Hi y’all, my name is Shub and I’m going into my second year of the MIB program! I will be the VP of Events at MIBA and am super excited for it. 


I’m into football (go Packers!), MMA, and theatre! I also love travelling and trying different cuisines. I was the Events/External Relations Associate over the previous year; I’m ready to take more responsibility and ready to continue putting on amazing events that are hosted by MIBA. 


I’ve a lot in store for the upcoming year and can’t wait to show you guys!

Maya DeCastro

Director of Events

My name is Maya and I’m going to be Director of Events for MIBA this year! I’m so excited to be able to contribute my ideas to the events that will be taking place. I love going out to eat, traveling, and hanging out with my friends.

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Jessie Luo

Director of Events

Hi everyone! My name is Jessie and I am going to my fourth year of the MIB program. I will be the Director of Events at MIBA, and I am thrilled to share my work and study experiences and make new friends!!!

I love spicy food and bubble tea, so everyone is welcomed to “bubble tea” chat with me.

Fun fact about me: I have a turtle who loves sunbathing.

I can’t wait to provide interesting events and have fun with everyone!

Sunny Luk

Director of Events and External Relations

Hi everyone, my name is Sunny and I am going into my second year of the MIB program. My interests include swimming, orchestra, and losing money on penny stocks!

I can’t wait to show you guys the exciting things MIBA has planned for the upcoming year!

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Research and Development Department

Ruth Catherasoo

VP of Research and Development

Hi everyone! My name is Ruth and I’m very excited to be taking on the role of VP of Research & Development for the 2021-2022 school year! I’m a 3rd year student in the MIB program and I’m also minoring in Public Law. 

I decided to continue my club experience with MIBA this year as I have always been passionate about enhancing student experience within UTSC Management, especially for MIB students! I look forward to supporting students with their international exchanges and job seeking by leading on new projects and developing resources for them! 

In my spare time, I enjoy online shopping and binge-watching Netflix shows (feel free to send me recommendations!)

Maya Povhe

Director of Research and Development

Hey! My name is Maya and I’m super excited to be a research and development director for MIBA this year. 

In my spare time I can probably be found reading, skiing, cooking or traveling, and I can’t wait for the boarder to reopen so I get back at it!

With MIBA this year I hope to support all students in their journeys abroad by providing and organizing resources for them to be successful in foreign environments.

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Bishoy Hanna

Director of Research and Development

Hey guys! My name is Bishoy and I will be the Director of Research and Development this year.

I am more than excited to take on this challenge and to help MIBA improve as an organisation as best as I can.

Some interests I have are the financial markets and all kinds of sports (mainly football, American football, and basketball). Looking forward to making your MIB experience nothing short of amazing!

Business Operations Department

Cynthia Wong

VP of Business Operations

Hey y’all! I’m Cynthia and I’m the VP of Business Operations at MIBA this year! 

I love nature, especially looking at clouds and sunsets. I’m really excited to work such an amazing team to host fun and interesting events for all UTSC students! 

If you ever wonder what MIBA is all about, come to our next event and see!

Caleb Yuan

Director of Business Operations

Hello there! My name is Caleb Yuan, and I will be MIBA’s Director of Human Resources this year. As a second year Management student, I am excited to learn from my MIBA teammates and contribute to MIBA’s growth.

My dream travel destinations are Japan for food and Tanzania for the wildlife.

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Vishaliny Sriragunathan

Director of Business Operations

Hi everyone, my name is Vish and I am going into my second year of the MIB program. I am very excited to be your director of student engagement for the upcoming 2021-2022 year.

I love hearing different perspectives of what students are looking for and am looking forward to hearing your input to create amazing opportunities with the MIBA family.

My favourite hobby during this pandemic so far was going to Starbucks.

External Relations Department

Marwa Boutahar

VP of External Relations

Hello UTSC! My name is Marwa and I’m very excited to be MIBA’s external relations Vice President this year! 

This year I am hoping to help guide all UTSC students through learning more about working and studying abroad. I would like to get more students interested and learning about how having international experiences can enhance not only their educational career but also with building a global network (and having fun life experiences!). As Vice president of External relations, I will strive to connect students with opportunities as well as connect them with industry professionals. 

I hope to help students build their careers through networking events and improve on their skills in case competitions. I too hope to learn more about international business alongside you all throughout the year and get to know you along the way! Some of my interests include Taekwondo, music and food and coffee.

Ada Akbarieh

Director of External Relations

Hi everyone! I’m Ada and I’m so excited to be joining the MIBA team as the Director of External Relations! I love listening to music, trying new foods, and going on bubble tea runs. I can’t wait to work on the wonderful projects we have in store for you!

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Ece Bolukbasi

Director of External Relations

Hi everyone! My name is Ece, and I’m going into my second year at the MIB program. I’m really looking forward to being a part of MIBA this year as the External Relations Director and working with the rest of the team.

A little about me: I looove traveling, eating chocolate and spending time with friends and family!

Marketing Department

Thuy-Lan Vu

VP of Marketing

Hi everyone, my name is Lan and I’ll be MIBA’s new VP of Marketing this year! I’m so excited to find new ways to market MIBA and expand my potential. 

Ever since I was young, I was always passionate about the creative side of business. I love anything related to the arts, especially drawing and music! Playing flute and piccolo in band has always been a way for me to escape into my own world. 

In my spare time, I enjoy baking, and my specialties are cake and macarons! I’ve also been practicing Vietnamese martial arts for the past 13 years, so I’m always ready to fight any challenges head on!

Nindya Evania

Director of Digital Marketing

Hi! I’m Nindya, entering my 2nd year studying Management at UTSC. I’m thrilled to join the MIBA team this year as the Director of Digital Marketing and excited to help MIBA supporting &

connecting students in the UTSC management community through various marketing strategies and creating a significant impact on the UTSC community, especially those in the MIB program. In my free time, I enjoy watching sports matches (especially Soccer, Badminton, and Volleyball), watching movies, reading books, and traveling.

I’m looking forward to a great year of learning and making an impact together!✨

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Neha Verma

Director of Graphic Design

Hewo people! I’m Neha :)I’m an almost 3rd year MIB kid who enjoys binging media till her eyes hurt. I’m currently on my 32637 rewatch of Schitt’s Creek and the last movie I saw was Knives Out! Super excited to be a part of MIBA <3

Amina Naz

Director of Graphic Design

Hello! my name is Amina Naz and I am currently entering as a fourth-year student, specializing in Management and Accounting at UTSC.
I was previously the Director of Digital Marketing at MIBA and I am now excited to be the Director of Graphic Design.
I am looking forward to continue to learn and grow with this team.
My hobbies include reading, writing and creating artwork. I am looking forward to gain more experience and share my strategies, experiences and skills with MIBA.
I hope my work here can inspire and guide others to achieve their goals

Nabeen Ahmed

Director of IT

“Yellow~ My name is Nabeen and I am the Director of IT for MIBA this year!

Before coming to UofT, I always dreamed about travelling to Japan and now it is coming true next year.

As part of MIBA, I hope I can encourage other students to be excited to visit a country and build skills of their own.

My interests include gaming, anime, web design and finance.

If there is anything you want to talk to me about, feel free to reach out!”