AIGAC Officers and Directors
- Nupur Gupta – President
- Krithika Srinivasan — President-Elect & Conference Committee Chair
- Linda Abraham — Co-Founder & First President of AIGAC
- Rachel Korn — Secretary & Sponsorship Committee Chair
- Scott Edinburgh — Treasurer
- Faye Mackenzie — Director at Large & Membership Committee Chair
Nupur Gupta, President
Nupur began volunteering with AIGAC in 2015 due to her passion for propagating transparency, ethics, and innovation in graduate admissions and bringing accurate and timely information to MBA applicants. During the global pandemic that restricted travel, Nupur introduced a virtual conference and applicant fair to foster dialog between MBA applicants and business schools to discuss new and exciting possibilities in the MBA world.
Nupur holds an MBA from The Wharton School with majors in Entrepreneurial Management and Finance. She has worked in multinational firms in the US and India across diverse industries, including technology, media, medical imaging, and financial services. Nupur is the founder of India’s leading education consultancy, Crack The MBA. Her mission is to create the next generation of global business leaders who are socially responsible and shape a better world. Nupur works with the brightest candidates in India, enabling them to secure admits to leading global MBA programs. Outside work, Nupur is a cricket, fitness, and fountain pen aficionado. Contact Nupur at ngupta (AT) aigac (DOT) org
Krithika Srinivasan, President-Elect & Conference Committee Chair
Krithika is an alumna of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she acquired two Master’s degrees and earned a minor in Marketing from the Ross School of Business. After a successful career in the technical field, she helmed Admissions Consulting Services at BYJU’s. She has helped many clients get admitted to prestigious B-School programs like Booth, Cambridge Judge, Kellogg, IESE, IE, MIT Sloan, ISB, IIM-A, UMich Ross, UCLA Anderson, UVA Darden, Stanford, Duke, to name a few.
In addition to B-School programs, Krithika also advises candidates for various graduate programs- ranging from Engineering to Public Health. As the co-founder of CareerLabs Technologies Pvt. Ltd., she is now focused on helping graduates and professionals achieve their dream careers. At AIGAC, Krithika has served on AIGAC’s Survey Committee for two years (as a co-chair in 2018) and was also part of the Membership Committee since 2018, holding the post of Membership Chair in 2019-2020. It is her mission to make AIGAC known to every MBA aspirant. Krithika is fond of travelling and learning new languages. Contact Krithika at ksrinivasan (AT) aigac (DOT) org
Linda Abraham, Co-Founder & First President
Linda is the founder and president of the admissions consultancy Accepted, which she launched in 1994. She is the proud host of Admissions Straight Talk. In this weekly podcast, Linda hosts business school deans, admissions directors, professors, students, and alumni, as well as entrepreneurs & emerging business leaders.
She is the co-author of MBA Admission for Smarties and a co-founder of AIGAC, the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants, where she served as its first president. Linda earned her MBA and BA from UCLA.
Rachel Korn, Secretary & Sponsorship Committee Chair
Rachel has built her entire career in admissions. Following seven years on the admissions staff at the University of Pennsylvania, Brandeis University, and Wellesley College, she moved to Tel Aviv, Israel, in 2005 and founded her international consulting practice.
Her education has been tailored to lead in the field, with a B.A. from Brandeis in English, including programs in Education and Women’s Studies, and an Ed.M in Higher Education Administration from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. In addition to her work with graduate school applicants, she has written two books about surviving the college admissions process, earning interviews in several U.S. media outlets as an admissions expert. Contact Rachel at rkorn (AT) aigac (DOT) org
Scott Edinburgh, Treasurer
Scott earned his BS in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania. Scott began his career in management consulting with Deloitte and has run internal strategy teams and worked in corporate development across financial services and travel and hospitality.
Scott founded Personal MBA Coach in 2008 to offer a boutique and personalized approach to MBA and graduate school application consulting. Scott is a speaker at events worldwide on MBA application strategies, and his firm has advised hundreds of applicants throughout the process. His commitment to AIGAC has been increasing in recent years, and he is excited for what is to come with the annual survey presented to admissions directors and AIGAC members. Scott can be reached at sedinburgh (AT) aigac (DOT) org
Faye Mackenzie, Director-at-Large & Membership Committee Co-Chair
Since joining Agos in 2013, Faye has coached over 500 individuals through the application process to MBA, MPP, MPH, and LLM programmes in the US, Canada, UK, EU, and Asia. In addition, she also coaches candidates applying for Masters degrees in anything from Aerospace Engineering to Global Fashion Management.
From 2015-2018 she supported high-school students in their applications to top undergraduate programmes in the US, UK, Canada, and Japan. Contact Faye at fmackenzie (AT) aigac (DOT) org
AIGAC Board – Get Involved!
Each year we solicit nominations for Board of Director candidates to run for three seats with a three-year term. Read more…
Minimum Qualifications for AIGAC Director Nominees
- AIGAC Individual Consultant or Business Organization member in good standing.
- At least three years of experience as an admissions consultant.
- At least six months of participation on an AIGAC committee.
- Only one person per company or consultancy may serve on the AIGAC Board of Directors at any given time.
The first step towards a board position is to volunteer for one of our committees or suggest a new one if you have great plans or ideas that don’t fit into our current structure. Our current committees (and current chairs in parentheses) are:
- Membership (Krithika Srinivasan)
- Survey (Scott Edinburgh)
- Conference (Prashant Tibrewal or Faye Mackenzie)
- Sponsorship (Chris Aitken)
- Governance (appointed per policies and procedures)
Please get in touch with the committee chairs if you’d like to get involved!
Put your talents and great ideas to work (not to mention bolster your resume) by joining an AIGAC Committee or the Board!