The Class of 2021 is the sixth cohort to graduate as Altman scholars. We've seen this group explore diverse career paths far and wide, from teaching English abroad to analyzing data for the Federal Reserve Bank to community engagement work right here in New Orleans. We know they will carry their goodness and kindheartedness with them wherever they are.
Alec Devaprasad: BA in Political Science - International Development, BSM in Finance; Spanish & Portuguese target languages; junior year abroad in Sao Paulo, Brasil and Bogota, Colombia; Students Organizing Against Racism; independent research on the education system in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico; internship with Our Voice/Nuestra Voz; long-term plans include involvement in some sort of journalism/community organizing/radical movement building.
Alex Denman-Still: BA in Political Science - International Relations, BSM in Finance, Minor in Italian; Italian target language; junior year abroad in Milan, Italy; Italian Department Senior Prize, Dean's List all Semesters on campus; Running Club, The Rival at Tulane; internship with RapidMade Inc. 3-D Printing; working with RapidMade Inc. 3-D Printing in Portland, OR.
Alex Duffy: BA in Political Science - International Development, BSM in Finance, Minor in Spanish; Spanish target language; junior year abroad in Bogota, Colombia and Barcelona, Spain; Peery Society, Newcomb-Tulane College Dean’s Grant, Robert I Grossman, M.D. and Elisabeth J Cohen M.D. Endowed Fund for Study Abroad Award, Newcomb College Institute Summer Internship Grant, Dean’s List; Freeman Student Government - Treasurer and Sophomore Representative, Freeman Study Abroad and Exchange Office - Global Guide and Social Media Ambassador, Phi Alpha Delta Pre Law Fraternity, ESL Instructor, Tulane Special Olympics, Tulane Campus Advisory Board - Sophomore Representative, Phi Mu Fraternity; internships with Jenny Sweeney Designs, U.S. Department of State Embassy Jakarta, New Orleans City Council, International Justice Mission; Fellowship recipient to pursue a Masters in International Relations at the IE School of Global and Public Affairs in Madrid, Spain, as an Eisenhower Global Scholar.
Ava Godsy: BA in Sociology and BSM in Management Consulting; French target Language; junior year abroad in Lyon and Rouen, France; Resident Advisor, Career Management Center, Teacher Assistant for Professor Tim West; internships with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; working in HR data analytics for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in MO.
Bianca Pelletti: BA in Environmental Studies and BSM in Finance; German target language; junior year abroad in Berlin, Germany; Dean's List; worked on campus in Finance department, French department, Tutoring Center, as a Teaching Assistant, and as a private tutor; internships with Mighty Earth, LifeCity LLC, Serengeti Asset Management, and Evercore ISI; completed the TEFL Certification and plans to teach English in Taipei, Taiwan.
Caroline Flynn: BA in Communication and BSM in Marketing; Spanish target language; junior year abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Madrid, Spain; Honor's Program, Dean's List; Crawfest - Board Member and Merchandise Manager; Freeman Global Guides - Director of Career Development, Sigma Delta Tau Sorority, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity; internships with CARE Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), The Argentine Network for International Cooperation (RACI), Taylor English Duma LLP, and the New Orleans Film Society; working as a Client Solutions Associate at Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) in Austin, TX.
Elsa Rothenberg: BA in Political Economy and BSM in Management; Spanish target language; junior year abroad in Granada, Spain and Mexico City, Mexico; Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society; Undergraduate Student Government - Vice President for Student Organizations, Sigma Delta Tau Sorority, Tulane Israel Public Affairs Committee – President, Research assistantship with Professor Mark Vail; internship with U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C.; moving to Washington D.C. to pursue a career in economic policy with a focus on trade policy and inequality policy.
Grant Little: BA in Sociology and BSM in Management; Spanish and Portuguese target languages; junior year abroad in Bogotá, Colombia and Rio de Janeiro, Brasil; Boren Award Recipient, 2021 Leader in Service recipient, Dean Honors Scholar (all semesters), Outstanding Student in Sociology Award; Tulane Special Olympics - President, Tulane Theater, Wave Leader, Student Aid at the Chartwell Center; internships with AIDS Alabama and Regulatory Solutions; working in the Retail Undergraduate Program with Amazon in Seattle, WA.
Halley Wong: BA in Economics and BSM in Management; Mandarin target language; junior year abroad in Shanghai, China and Singapore; Premier Scholar Award, Dean's List; Pi Beta Phi, Special Olympics, Economics tutor, worked as a hostess at Lilette; internships with ES Advertising, Special Service for Groups, and Ernst and Young; working as a Structured Finance Analyst with Ernst&Young Consulting
Katie Latham: BA in Political Science - International Development and BSM in Finance; French target language; junior year abroad in Dakar, Senegal and Strasbourg, France; Dean’s List, Boren Award Recipient; Office of Study Abroad Peer Advisor, coach with Special Olympics, Director of Finance for Tulane Dance Marathon, TuPals buddy; internships with Social Change Factory and The Carter Center; awarded a Princeton in Africa Fellowship with the International Rescue Committee Sierra Leone.
Lucas Cerisola: BA in Economics and BSM in Finance; French target language; junior year abroad in Paris, France and Madrid, Spain; Richard B. Fisher scholarship from Morgan Stanley; Community Service Fellows - New Orleans Pelicans Community Service Division, Greenbull Investment Club; internships with Owl Creek Asset Management and Morgan Stanley; working for Morgan Stanley's Sales and Trading division in New York City, NY.
Margo Schnapf: BA in Political Science - International Development and BSM in Finance; Spanish target language; junior year abroad in Bogotá, Colombia and Quito, Ecuador; Dean's List every semester, Honors Program, First place back to back in the Aaron J. Selber Pitch Competitions; Alpha Kappa Psi - Vice President of Administration, Goldring Institute of International Business - Student Worker, Tutor for high school students, Teacher Assistant for intermediate accounting, worked for Title IX office to advocate for ending gender violence on Tulane's campus, Resident Advisor; internships with Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, Bank of America, and Credit Suisse; working as an Analyst in the Equity Derivatives Group at Credit Suisse in New York City, NY.
Mario Rodriguez: BA in History and BSM in Management; French target language; junior year abroad in in Paris, France; Dean's List (all semesters), Beta Gamma Sigma; member of Eboard for Gente; internships with Warner Brothers, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., State Farm, and The Contemporary Art Modern Project; working as an Area Manager for Amazon in Miami, FL.
Patrick Urbine: BA in Political Science - International Development and BSM in Management; Portuguese target language; junior year abroad in São Paulo, Brazil; Dean’s List; Tulane Capoeira Club - President; internships with Mighty Earth, City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce, Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy, and Align; working as the Community Engagement Manager for Blue Bikes New Orleans.
Rachel Altman: BA in Political Economy and BSM in Marketing, Minor in Legal Studies in Business; Spanish target language; junior year abroad in Mexico City, Mexico and Cali, Colombia; Oak Wreath Award, Students for Liberty Event of the Year Award, Students for Liberty Student of the Year Award; Wave Center for Policy and Enterprise - Vice President & Executive Director, Students for Liberty - Regional Coordinator, Alpha Delta Pi, Phi Alpha Delta, Hillel/Chabad, Newcomb Big/Little Sisters; internships with Bold TV, Cato Institute, U.S. Senate, and Institute for Justice; working as the Director of Digital Media at TechFreedom
Reagan Orloff: BA in History and BSM in Management; Spanish target language; junior year abroad in Mexico City, Mexico and Montevideo, Uruguay; Tulane 34 Award, Leadership Medallion Award, Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, Summa Cum Laude, Dean's List every eligible semester; Unscripted: Tulane Improv - Vice President, Green Wave Ambassador, Chi Omega - DEI council founder, Mandel-Palagye Middle East Peace Program, Global Guides, Wave Leader; internships with Preservation Hall Foundation and Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience; co-authoring a book on Preservation Hall with Walter Issacson (Summer 2021), teaching English in San Fernando de Henares, a suburb of Madrid, Spain (September 2021 - June 2022).
Skye Turner: BS in Economics and BSM in Management; Portuguese target language; junior year abroad in Florianópolis and São Paulo, Brazil; Dean’s List, Boren Award Recipient; Tulane Crew, Delta Xi Nu - Neophyte Vice President and Service Chair, Catholic Charities ESL Instructor, Newcomb College Institute - administrative aid; internships with Colorado Federal Executive Board, Brado Logistica (Insper REP), and Empreendedorismo Econômico-Social; plans to receive TEFL certification and teach English abroad.