Alumni, Leaders, Mentors & Associates (A.L.M.A.) is a community of leading business school alumni.

A.L.M.A. unites alumni from business schools who share a common purpose: to make a positive impact on society through education, mentorship, and the utilization of our extensive networks. Our primary objective is to initiate programs that provide underserved young students with the resources they need to secure employment and uplift both their families and communities.


Driven By Goals

Committed to achieving
UN goals in education
and equality

Inspired By Visionaries

Inspired by the work of leaders and visionaries such as Nobel Prize Laureate Prof. Mohamed Yunus

Led By B-School Leaders

A committed community
to accelerate
impact and success

A.L.M.A. operates through innovative pillars:

We connect likeminded B-school alumni to enable them to give back to society

We use technology as it impacts the education sector and addresses underserved segments

We arrange, organize, conduct and host seminars and conferences with relevant thought leaders

Our Team

Afsana Amarsy


Afsana Amarsy, born in Madagascar, is leading the project. As the Chair of the Harvard Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program, she led an initiative to offer curated HarvardX Online courses to thousands of students every year and bring 100 students to the one-week Harvard Program conducted in Dubai by Harvard Business School professors.

She has recently launched Wings of Change, a non-profit hotel vocational school in Madagascar.

Goulam Amarsy


Goulam Amarsy, born in Madagascar, has 35 years of experience in hotel development and management. Goulam launched Barcelo Hotel Group Gulf and is active in hotel vocational schools in Oman. He is also the President Emeritus of the Harvard Business School Alumni Club of the GCC.

A fully-funded education program that aims to provide students facing financial challenges in the hospitality and tourism industry to prepare them for a better future.

Oman-based NHI is the leading provider of quality vocational training for the Hospitality, Catering, Retail, and Travel Industries in the Gulf region. NHI has trained over 10,000 students over it’s 29-year history.

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