News story 22nd Feb 2017

LEE Future Business Council scholarship awarded to MBA student

Monash Business School and The Future Business Council (FBC) would like to congratulate Shade Zahrai on receiving the inaugural Leadership and Executive Education (LEE) Future Business Council Scholarship.

Shade receives her scholarship

L-R: James Wright (CEO, FBCl), Shade Zahrai (MBA student and scholarship recipient), Alison Rowe (Chair, FBC), Richard Hall (Deputy Dean, LEE), Patrick Butler (Director, MBA Programs)

The LEE Future Business Council Scholarship provides a Monash Business School MBA student with financial support and the opportunity to participate on the FBC Board.

Serving as a co-opted committee member during their first year and a director in their second, the LEE Future Business Council Scholarship provides a unique opportunity to experience organisational governance and immerse in future business thinking.

Through the selection process, Shade stood out with her outstanding academic and work history, previous awards and recognition, including Women of Influence award from Westpac in 2016, and her achievements promoting equity and social justice.

"Like the Future Business Council, Monash Business School is committed to addressing future challenges for businesses in Australia and globally," says Professor Richard Hall.

This scholarship will provide Shade with the wonderful opportunity to not only undertake the Monash MBA, but to also influence policies and processes of some of the most influential businesses of the future.

Professor Richard Hall

FBC and Monash Business School are confident that Shade will use this opportunity to develop her leadership potential to positively contribute to the FBC board and advance the organisations mission in the business community.

The Scholarship is a key component of the strong working partnership between Monash Business School and the FBC – jointly fostering the advancement of Australian society through strong sustainable and ethical business.

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