Public Policy and Economics student at NYU
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Location: New York, NY, United States
School: New York University
Major: Social Research and Public Policy; Economics

Public Policy and Economics student at NYU

EDUCATION

NYU Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE (3% acceptance rate)
B. A. Social Research and Public Policy; Concentration in Economics (GPA: 3.60) May 2018
Relevant Classes: Management & Organizations, Introduction to Marketing, Foundation of Financial Markets, Accounting
Leadership and Activities: NYUAD Journal of Social Science, Junior Editor; TEDxNYUAD, lead organizer; Society for Global Development, Vice President; Advocacy (Community Service Club), English tutor

Wellesley High School, Wellesley, MA, USA
High School Diploma (GPA: 4.26); National AP Scholar (2014); ACT: 32/36 (98th percentile)
May 2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Eversheds
June 2016-July 2016
Legal Intern
Abu Dhabi, UAE
• Aided attorneys by writing reports for clients, answering their queries, and providing them with advice based on their circumstances and relevant UAE, regional, and international laws and regulations
• Researched and analyzed UAE laws on legal databases and by contacting relevant UAE governmental organizations
• Developed a guide to UAE customs, import, and export law

HengXinLi
February 2016-May 2016
Investment and Compliance Intern
Shanghai, China
• Interned at a Chinese crowd funding-based real estate investment startup
• Conducted investment due diligence and analysis on potential property investment opportunities worth up to $10 million
• Researched global and regional trends in real estate investment
• Created employee training modules and conducted research on Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Customer programs and initiatives for the Regulatory and Compliance team

Irish International Immigrant Center June 2015-August 2015
Legal Services Intern
Boston, MA, USA
• Provided administrative support for the Legal Services Department, including data entry and analysis of client statistics, opening and closing cases, drafting letters to clients, and speaking to clients as a first point of contact for the IIIC
• Created new client intake and information forms for legal clinics and assisted attorneys with note-taking during the clinics
• Contacted doctors around Massachusetts in order to create a list of visa medical service providers for clients

Boston College May 2015-August 2015
Research Assistant
Boston, MA, USA
• Researched Middle Eastern politics and history for Boston College Political Science Professor Peter Krause
• Studied the Kurdish National Movement in Iraq and the Algerian Independence Movement in order to analyze why national movements succeed and fail
• Collected and analyzed primary and secondary source data in English and French on negotiations between national movements and governments

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Hult Challenge 2016 November 2015-April 2016
Regional Finalist
Abu Dhabi, UAE
• Regional finalist for the Hult Prize 2016 Challenge to double the income of ten million people in crowded urban spaces
• Selected as one of the 60 teams out of 25,000 applicants to present at the regional finals in Dubai, UAE
• Created “dalu”, a mobile platform connecting job-seekers in Lagos, Nigeria, to employers seeking short-term workers
• Preformed market research and analysis on the Nigerian telecom industry and labor market in order to preform cost analysis
• Developed a strategy for the implementation of “dalu”; analyzed relevant legal cases in order to create a transaction policy and safety policy

SKILLS AND INTERESTS
Language Skills: French, intermediate; Gujarati, conversational; Modern Standard Arabic, elementary
Computer Skills: Salesforce, STATA, Microsoft Office Suite
Interests: Travel, World History, East African and Indian Cuisine, Football, Politics, Alternate History Novels, Ice Cream

research, analysis, strategy, law, investment, compliance, due diligence, Salesforce