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Digital Insight Magazine

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AUT in New York

AUT hosted high-profile guests and alumni at a recent gala event in New York.

The event, held at the Water Club in Manhattan was held in conjunction with Kea New Zealand and AUT. Kea is an international network that aims to connect Kiwis and New Zealand businesses globally.

A fresh approach

MBA graduate Daniel Zhou is the Managing Director for Huawei’s Shanghai office. Daniel's experience of studying in New Zealand taught him more than just academic skills, and it was this fresh innovative approach to teamwork, communication and problem-solving that impressed Huawei.

Exclusive networking event for MBA Alumni

The alumni department and the MBA office hosted an exclusive networking event for over 50 prominent MBA and MPA alumni at the Auckland Art Gallery.

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Upcoming events

12th Mar 2018 2:00pm - 12th Mar 2018 4:00pm
Give nothing to racism - the power of stories

Give nothing to racism - the power of stories

In the restless present with multidimensional configurations of diversity and enhanced regulatory complexity, what are the stories we can invoke to steer us towards positive change

25th Jul 2018 11:00am - 25th Jul 2018 2:00pm
AUT ICT and Engineering Careers Fair 2018

AUT ICT and Engineering Careers Fair 2018

Opportunity is knocking and you’re invited – Visit the AUT ICT & Engineering Careers Fair 2018 on Wednesday 25 July 11am-2:00pm in WA224 - The Conference Centre at the AUT City campus

19th Apr 2018 5:30pm - 1st Jun 2018 5:30pm
Exhibition at St Paul St Gallery

Exhibition at St Paul St Gallery

The exhibition continues an existing conversation on bodily autonomy, self-representation and cultural heritage between Molly Rangiwai-McHale, Natasha Matila-Smith, and AUT alumni Louisa Afoa, who identify as ‘mixed-race brown women born of a generation well-versed in internet tongue and African-American vernacular English or slang’—on fleet, lit, turnt up.

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Notable alumni

Around the globe, our remarkable and influential alumni are making an impact on their communities, countries and professions. Here are a few of their inspiring stories, with more exciting news and profiles to come.

Gary Wang

Gary Wang

Founder of LockInChina, Beijing, China

Lucie Sutichunta

Lucie Sutichunta

Fashion & Lifestyle Writer, Vogue Thailand, Bangkok

Bridget Dawson

Bridget Dawson

Corporate Relationships Manager, Barnardo’s UK, London

Daniel Zhou

Daniel Zhou

Managing Director, Huawei, Shanghai, China

Wenrui (Dorothy) Dai

Wenrui (Dorothy) Dai

Vice President, Phoenix Pictures Co., Shanghai
Director, Huzhou Dai Wen Rui Film Studio, Huzhou, Zhejiang, China

Nadeesha Godamunne

Nadeesha Godamunne

Freelance Illustrator, New York

Tee Twyford

Tee Twyford

Founder, HUSTLE + hush

Andrew Mayne

Andrew Mayne

Senior Associate Director of Culinary Arts, Stanford Hospitality, San Francisco

Kerrin Leoni

Kerrin Leoni

Founder of Mana Aroha Charity / Contract Social Worker

Claire Starkey

Claire Starkey

Editor in Chief, Cleo magazine, Singapore

Andrew McKechnie

Andrew McKechnie

SVP, Chief Creative Officer at Verizon, New York

Ann Glamuzina

Ann Glamuzina

Best selling NZ author, Auckland, New Zealand

Simon Fathers

Simon Fathers

Director of Performance, SFPT – Simon Fathers Performance Training, San Francisco

Jenny Joblin

Jenny Joblin

Creative Director, Federation

Iain Nealie

Iain Nealie

Creative Director, Google APAC, Sydney

Hongtu (Sam) Li

Hongtu (Sam) Li

Founder/Owner, Dr Sam Li Sport and Rehabilitation Hospital, Beijing, China

Cathy Carter

Cathy Carter

Photographer and Installation Artist

Ivan Fuyala

Ivan Fuyala

Senior Vice President Commercial Partnership, Vevo, New York City

Erin Bowerman

Erin Bowerman

Strength and Conditioning Coach, The Royal Ballet School (White Lodge), London

Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor

Head of Global Growth Operations at Twitter, San Francisco

Adriana Christie

Adriana Christie

Co-owner of The Pallet Kingdom
Elected Member of the Waitematā Local Board at Auckland Council

Briony Sowden

Briony Sowden

Producer/Journalist, Al Jazeera Media Network

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