Brandeis International Business School

2021 Leadership Fellows

Meet the 2021 Brandeis International Business School Leadership Fellows, who serve as peer mentors and help new students with their academic, cultural and social adjustment to the school.
Mammad Aliyev
Mammad Aliyev

Career Interests: Investment Banking/Private Equity
Personal Interests: Science & Technology, Philosophy and Martial Arts
Favorite International Business School Course: Private Equity and Options & Derivatives
Favorite Food:
Azerbaijani Kebab

Feoni (Ayushi) Bhanushali
Feoni (Ayushi) Bhanushali

Career Interests: Financial Technology (FinTech), Quantitative Finance and Analytics, Fintech Product Management
Personal Interests: Painting, Music, Writing, Binging thrillers & sappy Rom-Coms
Favorite International Business School Course: Computer Simulations and Risk Assessment
Favorite Food: Aloo Paratha and Kaju Katli

Darren (Yizhang) Deng
Darren (Yizhang) Deng

Career Interests: Social Impact Investing, Payment Solutions, Asset Management, Wealth Management
Personal Interests: Soccer, Weightlifting, photography, Traveling, Cooking
Favorite International Business School Course: Social Impact Investment
Favorite Food: Ribeye Steak, Hot pot, Sashimi

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Apthi Harish

Career Interests: I am interested in Mergers and Acquisitions, Investment Banking and Financial Planning and Analysis
Personal Interests: I love baking, DIY, modern calligraphy, and hanging out with my friends
Favorite International Business School Course: Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Financial Modeling
Favorite Food: Oooh, this is a tough one! Pizza, Sushi, and anything chocolate!

Bella Lin
Bella Lin

Career Interests: Data Analyst, Management Consultant
Personal Interests: Baking, Drive-In Movies, Beaches, Snowboarding
Favorite International Business School Course: Python, Big Data
Favorite Food: Anything Italian

Riya Mandhana
Riya Mandhana

Career Interests: Management/Strategy Consulting
Personal Interests: Badminton, Hiking, Kayaking
Favorite International Business School Course: Corporate Financial Modeling
Favorite Food: Spicy Ramen Noodles

Ayswarya Salil
Ayswarya Salil

Career Interests: Consulting/Finance
Personal Interests: Traveling and reading
Favorite International Business School Course: Corporate Financial Modelling
Favorite Food: Lasagne

Ruchi Shrivastava
Ruchi Shrivastava

Career Interests: Marketing Manager; Account Manager; Product Manager
Personal Interests: Reading, Swimming
Favorite International Business School Course: Branding Strategy
Favorite Food: Chicken Wings

J Victor Tsway
J Victor Tsway

Career Interests: Consulting, Business Analytics, Marketing
Personal Interests: History, Linguistics
Favorite International Business School Course: So far, Operations Management.
Favorite Food: Eggs

Josh Wright-Huynh
Josh Wright-Huynh

Career Interests: Technology / Engineering preferably in Healthcare
Personal Interests: Triathlons, open water swims, lattes, crocheting, woodworking, reading, going to music festivals, dancing, drinking at gay bars, etc.
Favorite International Business School Course: Marketing Management (with Grace Zimmerman)
Favorite Food: Ramen

Jerri (Jiarui) Zhou
Jerri (Jiarui) Zhou

Career Interests: Business Analyst/Consultant
Personal Interests: Doing sports and playing puzzles/legos
Favorite International Business School Course: BUS 211 Machine Learning and Data Analysis for business and finance
Favorite Food: Tomato and Egg noodle!!

Jianying Zhu
Jianying Zhu

Career Interests: Business Analyst/Data Analyst/Consulting
Personal Interests: Movies, going exhibit/museum, hiking trails
Favorite International Business School Course: Machine Learning and Data Analysis for Business and Finance By Professor Blake LeBaron
Favorite Food: Chinese Hot Pot and sashimi sushi

Casey Zierler
Casey Zierler

Career Interests: Operations, Strategy, Product Marketing, Management
Personal Interests: Reading, Hiking and being outside, Cooking new foods, Volunteering
Favorite International Business School Course: BUS 227 Influence Power and Identity with Sandra Cha and FIN 212 Accounting and Financial Analysis with Brenda Anderson
Favorite Food: Burritos!