2024 Business Fellows


| Design & Technology Fellows | Journalism Fellows | Law Fellows | Medical Fellows | Seminary Fellows |


Rita Korkor Agyei is a growing business leader pursuing an MBA in Business Analytics & Marketing from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA. Before business school, she had 6 years of experience in the African telecom, payments, and food industries. Rita has also worked in the United States as a Technology Strategy Consultant with EY in Chicago, Illinois, and looks forward to joining the firm full-time in fall 2024. She enjoys reading, hiking, learning new sports, and exploring the food scene in new environments. She is originally from Ghana in West Africa.

Adrian Jacques Ambrose is currently a neuroscientist and pediatric neurointerventional psychiatrist at Columbia University Medical Center. For over a decade, Dr. Ambrose has also served as a senior consultant in strategy and operations management for mid-to-large-sized entities, including Fortune 500 companies. Clinically, Dr. Ambrose specializes in treatment-refractory mood disorders for adults and children & adolescents, using interventional and novel therapeutics, such as, neuronavigated TMS, IV/IN ketamine, and psychedelics. Dr. Ambrose completed his medical trainings at Dartmouth and MGH/Harvard.

Elisabeth Armstrong is a bioethicist who advises biotech / healthcare companies and investors. She is also on faculty at Colorado Christian University. Over the past few years, Elisabeth has held ethics positions with Eventide Asset Management, Facebook Reality Labs, and CommonSpirit Health. Prior to these roles, she worked as an EMMY-nominated broadcast journalist. She recently began a new role with Raymond James in their Global Equities and Investment Banking practice. Elisabeth holds an MSc in Bioethics from Columbia University, an MSc in Drug Development from UCSD, a BA in Political Science and Philosophy from Colorado Christian University, in addition to the HEC-C certification. She is currently wrapping up her doctorate in Bioethics and Health Policy at Loyola University Chicago.

Nina Bondre is an MBA candidate at The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) and a Certified Prosthetist Orthotist. As a health care provider, she is involved with So Every Body Can Move, a national initiative to increase access to activity-specific orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) devices to promote physical activity. She was named the 2022 O&P Woman of the Year for her contributions to the O&P community and profession. Nina will be joining Medtronic’s Leadership Development Rotation Program post-graduation.

Dahlia Coopersmith is an artificial intelligence (AI) strategist and implementation consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. She works with engineering teams to enable her clients to embed AI-enabled software and hardware into their operations. Dahlia also leads the firm’s Women in AI group, overseeing programs designed to advance women’s careers in AI. Dahlia was born and raised in New York City, has a B.S. from Cornell University, and is currently pursuing her MBA part-time at NYU Stern.

Cameron Davis is a dual-degree student pursuing an MBA at MIT Sloan and a Masters of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and passionate about helping business and government collaborate and innovate to promote economic development. Prior to graduate school, he worked at McKinsey & Company, supporting public- and private-sector clients on strategy and operations, and has also held roles at Rethink Food and the US House of Representatives. Cameron graduated cum laude from Columbia University with a BA in Economics and Political Science. In his free time, he's a home chef and amateur film critic.

Patrick Drown is a 2nd year MBA student at the Haas School of Business. Before Haas, Patrick implemented international development projects for USAID related to agriculture and economic development. Patrick interned at McKinsey & Company last summer and is planning to return to McKinsey in the San Francisco office upon graduation. Originally from Boston, Patrick has lived in DC, San Diego, New Mexico, and Nepal but is now happy to call the bay area home.

Originally from LaGrange, Georgia, Julian Gluck is an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School and alumnus of the U.S. Air Force Academy. As an active-duty B-52 bomber pilot, Julian flew combat missions against ISIS and the Taliban and was honored as the 2018 Air Force Times Airman of the Year for "exemplary military service beyond the call of duty." He was later named to the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 and selected as one of JCI USA's 2023 Ten Outstanding Young Americans for his humanitarian leadership. Julian presently serves in the Air Force Reserve and is passionate about philanthropy.

Kandasi Griffiths is an international development professional turned impact investor. She managed global health programs to expand care and access across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. As the Founder of SR Collaborative, she consults for- and non-profit clients on developing initiatives and partnerships for scaling impact, with a focus on women of color leaders. Kandasi holds a B.A. in Politics from Princeton University. She is currently an M.B.A. Candidate at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. In life, she is a proud auntie, avid letter-writer, jewelry-maker, and lover of languages.

Marissa Guiang is a Platform Strategist for BlackRock’s Asia Pacific Active Investments group and also serves as the Chief Operating Officer for BlackRock’s Asia Pacific Fundamental Equities business. She started her career at BlackRock in 2015 and has held various positions within the firm’s Active Equities group and Aladdin Business. Marissa graduated in 2022 with a dual-degree MBA and Master of Science from Columbia Business School and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She received her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 2015 and is also a graduate of the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. She was recently named to the 2023 INvolve Role Models Top 100 Future Women Leaders list. Originally from Chicago, Marissa spent the first seven years of her career in New York City before relocating to Hong Kong, where she currently resides. She is a former marathon runner and has completed all six world marathon majors, plus more. She is an avid foodie, traveler (55+ countries), and CrossFitter.

Liz Manero is a Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) who has worked across the public sector, climate and sustainability, and consumer products. She is interested in corporate responsibility, the climate, and our global food systems. Liz is a graduate of Harvard University where she received a degree in Economics and Philosophy and was an active member of the Student Art Collective and Photography Club.

Olivia Mairead Packenham is currently a Commercial Manager at Google Cloud. She specializes in Google Cloud, helping Life Science customers explore the integration of cloud and AI within traditional lines of business. Olivia holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Boston College and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Olivia serves on the Young Professionals Board for the Garden Clubs of America. She is an avid needlepointer, gardener, and curler.

Carolina Romeo is a second year MBA student at Harvard Business School (HBS). Prior to HBS she was a dual sport national team athlete and an engineer at Shell for almost 10 years. She spent the summer in investment banking in the energy and energy transition space at Bank of America. She also has a startup, B Love, in the maternity space helping women proactively prepare for breastfeeding.

Tim Rosenberger is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Tim holds a JD/MBA at Stanford an LL.M. from the University of Vienna, and an AB from Georgetown. His leadership in educational entrepreneurship was recognized with inclusion in Forbes' 30 Under 30. Tim’s policy work lies at the intersection of law, faith, education and business—with a particular focus on leveraging policy to help America’s overlooked populations engage in entrepreneurship and create lives of dignity.