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Nadine Akkawi

Nadine Akkawi

nadineakkawi2023@u.northwestern.edu

Nadine is a senior from Homer Glen, Illinois majoring in Economics and minoring in Business Institutions. On campus she is involved in the Investment Banking Club, Alpha Phi, and is on the AKPsi exec board. In her free time, she enjoys reading and baking.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace

Past Internship(s): Goldman Sachs, MassPRIM

Jack Ke

Jack Ke

jackke2023@u.northwestern.edu

Jack is an international student from Guangzhou, China. He is a senior majoring in Learning & Organizational Change and Economics, also pursuing the Kellogg Certificate of Financial Economics. He is involved with Investment Banking Club (IBC), Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi), and Chinese International Student Association (CISA) on campus. In his free time, he enjoys playing No-Limit Hold'em poker and blues harmonica.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace

Past Internship(s): Intrinsic Edge Capital Management (Hedge Fund), Independence Equity (Venture Capital), Parcrest Advisors (Investment Banking)

Lauren McDonnell

Lauren McDonnell

LaurenMcDonnell2023@u.northwestern.edu

Lauren is a senior majoring in Economics and Psychology and minoring in Business Institutions. She is from Menlo Park, California. Outside of school, she is involved with Student Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations, Investment Management Group, RAMLAB, and Women's Club Ultimate Frisbee. She loves to go hiking and listen to Conan O'Brien's podcast in her free time.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace

Past Internship(s): HBR Consulting, Morgan Stanley Institutional Equity, Menlo Group

Lily Meng

Lily Meng

lilymeng2023@u.northwestern.edu

Lily is a senior from Iowa City, Iowa majoring in Economics and minoring in Business Institutions and Data Science. On campus, she is involved in CASE, AIESEC, Women in Business, and CSA.

CFS Course(s) taken: Business Field Studies

Past Internship(s): Woodland Coast Partners (finance), Columbia University Teachers College (marketing)

Rohan Palvai

Rohan Palvai

rohanpalvai2023@u.northwestern.edu

Rohan is a senior majoring in Economics and Neuroscience. He is from Basking Ridge, New Jersey but grew up in Hyderabad, India. On campus, Rohan is involved in Northwestern Capital Management and Northwestern Crew.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace

Past Internship(s): Parcrest Advisors

Ethan Rosen

Ethan Rosen

ethanrosen2023@u.northwestern.edu

Ethan Rosen is a senior studying Learning and Organizational Change and Business Institutions.  On campus, he is an Executive Board Member for the Investment Banking Club's Early Insights Program, a sector leader for Northwestern Capital Management, and a member of TAMID's fund and NUDM finance committee. His interests include basketball, hip hop music, and walking and listening to podcasts.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in the Modern Workplace

Past Internship(s):  Samlyn Capital, Akoya Capital, and Greenhill & Co. 

Blaire Tian

Blaire Tian

yuantian2023@u.northwestern.edu

Blaire is a senior studying Economics and Statistics, with a minor in Business Institutions and also pursuing the Kellogg Certificate for Undergraduates in Managerial Analytics. Blaire was born and raised in China. After a few finance-related internships, she is determined to start her career with investment banking.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in Business Culture, Field Studies in Civic Engagement, & Field Studies in the Humanities

Past Internship(s): Parcrest Advisors (investment banking ), Dekos Capital (private equity), North River Commission (economic development )

Tanya Venkatesh

Tanya Venkatesh

tanyavenkatesh2023@u.northwestern.edu

Tanya is a senior from Singapore, majoring in Economics with minors in Data Science and Global Health. On campus, she is involved in LEND, CASE, GRC, and enjoys playing and competing for the Club Tennis team. She is interested in pursuing a career in consulting with long term goals of working in the healthcare sector.

CFS Course(s) taken:  Business Field Studies

Past Internship(s): Phase2 Health (Healthcare), Crayon Data (Financial Services)

Grayson Willenbacher

Grayson Willenbacher

graysonwillenbacher2023@u.northwestern.edu

Grayson is a senior from St. Charles, Illinois, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Sociology.  He is  involved with ASG and Active Minds on campus and is interested in politics and social justice.  In his free time, he loves to cook, exercise, listen to music, or read.

CFS Course(s) taken: Field Studies in Social Justice

Past Internship(s): Illinois PIRG (advocacy), NWF Strategies (political campaign strategy)

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