Columbia MBA Students Participate in ABANA Program Fellowship

ABANA is proud to announce the Columbia Business School MBA students participating in the ABANA Program Fellowship to be held in conjunction with this year’s Celebration of Women in Finance & Investment.

Participating fellows, some of whom will be sponsored by participating institutions, will receive a 1-year complimentary ABANA Student Membership and the opportunity of having their CV included in an ABANA resume book that will be distributed to our members and conference attendees.

The ABANA Program Fellows from Columbia Business School are:


Samar Estephan is a second year MBA Candidate at Columbia Business School. Prior experience includes working at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services in both Dubai and New York offices focusing mainly on the real estate, infrastructure, and oil & gas industries. After graduation, Samar aims to transition into a career in Real Estate Investment working for a large bank or a Real Estate Investment Fund.

Rasha Salem is a second year MBA candidate at Columbia Business School. Prior experience includes ~4 years in management consulting at Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company) across various locations in the Middle East and particularly in the telecom industry and public sector. After graduation, Rasha plans to return to Strategy& as a manager within the firm’s public sector practice.

Menatallah Shoukry is a second year MBA candidate at Columbia Business School. Prior experience includes working in the International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group at the restructuring department, Orascom Group in the Group Corporate Treasury department, and Pharos (a top 3 Egyptian investment bank owned by Citadel Capital) as an investment banker for four years. She plans to work in Private Equity post graduation.