Category Archives: Brazil

Drama in Brazil: On screen and off

A key theme of this trip has been the all-you-can-eat buffet. This seems to be the way a lot of Brazilian restaurants work (at least most of the ones we have visited). Since I lack any self-control, I normally steer … Continue reading

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GIP Brazil: Days 2 and 3

5.30am: Alarm sounds… 6am: After hitting the snooze button many times, my roommate and I stumble out of bed, throw on clothes and head for the elevator. 6.15am: Meet our bleary-eyed classmates in the hotel lobby and board the bus. … Continue reading

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Brazil: Land of the future

Our Global Immersion Program kicked off on Sunday night with a group dinner, where we ate a lot of cheese bread (pao de queijo) and a steak the size of my head (since arriving in Brazil I’ve learned that Brazilians … Continue reading

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Next stop, Sao Paulo…

Brazil is about to leap onto the global stage in a big way. Later this year, it will host the world’s biggest soccer tournament, the World Cup, and in 2016, it will host the Olympic Games. Additionally, as business school … Continue reading

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Brazil | Round up

Robert Habib ’13 | Brazil A few weeks back in NY have provided a good time to reflect on the Global Immersion Program to Brazil. One of the benefits of the GIP is to see businesses operating in ways and in … Continue reading

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Brazil | Natura

Robert Habib ’13 | Brazil Continuing work on the beauty industry, we visited Natura, a phenomenal company outside São Paulo. Natura grew from one salesman to a multi billion dollar company, with over 20% market share in the world’s third … Continue reading

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Brazil | São Paulo cathedral

A queue of women in São Paulo cathedral of exceptionally uniform height

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