The education system is an increasingly powerful mechanism for the intergenerational reproduction of privilege.

THE MERIT MYTH | ANTHONY CARNEVALE, ET AL.

“74% of students attending the most competitive colleges are raised in families in the top income quartile; only 3% come from families in the bottom quartile.”

IN DEFENSE OF A LIBERAL EDUCATION | FAREED ZAKARIA

Sources: [1] Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, former Chief of UNESCO's Higher Education Section [2] Ivy Plus Colleges’ respective websites [3] What a Ground-breaking Study Tells us About Access, Success, and Mobility in Higher Ed, by Stephen Burd [4] Gallup, December, 2013 [*] Ivy Plus Colleges: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Brown, Dartmouth, U Penn, Cornell, plus Duke, MIT, Stanford, and University of Chicago

25,000,00025,000,000

Approximate number of students who may qualify to attend a top-tier education institution by 20252025

$723,000$723,000

Average family income of graduating classes of Ivy Plus CollegesColleges*

We believe what we are able to do in our lives should be a measure of what we seek and work hard for, not how much money we’re born into.

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Programs

One League offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) - along with programs in Data Science and Entrepreneurship - with curriculum from the world’s leading universities. Classes are conducted in live, online sessions, led by some of the most renowned and accomplished faculty members in the world.

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Business Management

Offered in collaboration with Harvard Business Publishing, this program features a selection of Harvard case studies, is taught by our highly distinguished One League faculty members, and serves as the required, core curriculum.

EXPLORE CURRICULUM

EXPLORE CURRICULUM

  • Leadership & Organizational Behavior
  • Strategy
  • Financial Reporting & Control
  • Marketing
  • Technology & Operations Management
  • Leadership & Corporate Accountability
  • Finance
  • Business, Government and International Economies
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02

Statistics & Data Science

Offered in collaboration with the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, this 1+ year program offers the opportunity to interact directly with MIT faculty and researchers, attend MIT IDSS online events, seminars and more, and culminates in a MicroMasters® from MITx in Statistics and Data Science.

EXPLORE CURRICULUM

EXPLORE CURRICULUM

  • Probability: The Science of Uncertainty
  • Fundamentals of Statistics
  • Machine Learning with Python
  • Data Analysis in Social Science or Statistical Modeling & Computation
  • Capstone Project: Applied Data Science
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03

Entrepreneurship & Product Innovation

One League offers the Entrepreneurship and Product Innovation program from Stanford Online, featuring a curated selection of online courses taught by Stanford faculty and the opportunity to earn a Certificate of Achievement from Stanford Online. The Stanford Online courses are paired with live online classes led by One League faculty and the opportunity to be mentored by One League’s coalition of global mentors in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship, and venture capital.

EXPLORE CURRICULUM

EXPLORE CURRICULUM

  • Essentials of Entrepreneurship
  • Achieving Innovation through Inspiration
  • Empathize and Prototype: Key Tools of Design Thinking
  • The Power of Stories to Fuel Innovation
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Product Costing: Understanding the Financials of Your Product
  • Building Company Culture
  • Demand Creation: Launching and Growing your Product
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04

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Complete the Fundamentals of Business module, serving as the required curriculum for the program, and choose between the Statistics & Data Science or Innovation & Entrepreneurship modules to receive a graduate-level Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from One League. Modules may be completed in any order preferred; continual enrollment not required.

EXPLORE CURRICULUM

Required
Fundamentals of Business
Electives
Statistics & Data Science
Entrepreneurship & Product Innovation
Required
Fundamentals of Business
Electives
Statistics & Data Science
Entrepreneurship & Product Innovation
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One League is closely partnering with top recruiters from the United States and around the world to continuously guide the design of the program, provide feedback on admissions and curriculum, and recruit program graduates.

Additionally, One League will also offer access to Silicon Valley venture funding for entrepreneurship opportunities.

Apply for the One League Business Management Fellowship commencing Fall 2024

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100% TUITION-FREE SCHOLARSHIP

FOR OUR GLOBALLY DISTINGUISHED INAUGURAL CLASS

One League’s Inaugural Class of 2023 received a 100% tuition-free scholarship covering all educational expenses.

Admissions Criteria

  • Educational ExperienceMajor, college attended - undergrad degree

    10%

  • Academic AccomplishmentsClass Ranking, GPA - min. GPA 3.7+ Strongly Preferred*

    15%

  • EmploymentCompany, Role/Title, Industry

    10%

  • Professional AccomplishmentsCareer Progression - min. 1 year work experience required*

    15%

  • Personal Statement VideoShare your personal story and why One League

    15%

  • Personal Accomplishments & AspirationsWhat you are most proud and what you aim to achieve

    15%

  • Admission InterviewAllow us to get to know you better

    20%

100%

Standardized test scores are not required, but will count positively towards your overall standing.

*Applicants below these thresholds are considered on a case by case basis.

About Us

One League is a team of highly dedicated, action-oriented idealists, fighting to democratize access to power, promise, and privilege.

Umaimah Mendhro

Umaimah Mendhro

Founder & President

Umaimah Mendhro, Founder & President of One League, grew up without access to formal education for much of her life in rural Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, where she lived in exile. Umaimah went on to attend Cornell University and Harvard Business School, graduating with highest distinction (Baker Scholar, top 5% of class). Umaimah is also the Founder & President of VIDA & Co., formerly backed by Google Ventures and Y Combinator, currently a multi-million dollar public benefit corporation.

Umaimah has worked at Microsoft, McKinsey, and West where she led projects with Twitter, Dropbox, and Square. Umaimah is a Venture Partner with Halogen VC, author of select Harvard Business Review case studies and Forbes Op-Ed pieces, and she holds 13 patent awards. Umaimah and VIDA have been recognized by Fast Company for the World Changing Ideas Award and by CIO Magazine as one of the Most High-Impact Leaders Making a Difference in the World.