I am Shikah Alshuwaish. I graduated with a Bachelor’s in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC). In my free time, I enjoy traveling and exploring countries and cultures.

Why did you apply for the Consultant Development Program (CDP)?

The program serves as a stepping stone into Oliver Wyman. It is designed in a manner that allows for rapid growth, both on a personal and a professional level in a positively challenging environment. My time as a CDP analyst built the foundation that allows me to excel in my career as a consultant.

Tell us more about your daily tasks and projects you were working on.

The projects varied from one industry and project to another. The exposure to different industries continuously fed my curiosity and allowed me to determine certain areas of interest. The daily tasks were also dependent on the project but were always challenging and offered solid learning opportunities.