Aslihan Asil Awarded George B. Wood Legacy Junior Prize

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016
by vrosenth

Aslihan Asil, Undergraduate Associate of JRCPPF, was awarded the George B. Wood Legacy Junior Prize at Opening Exercises on Sunday, Sept. 11.  The prize is given to members of the senior class in recognition of exceptional academic achievement during junior year. 

Asil, of Istanbul, attended Robert College of Istanbul. She is an economics major pursuing a certificate in finance. She previously received the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence.

This summer, she worked as a research associate at the independent organization Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. She previously interned at the American Bar Association and the International Monetary Fund.

On campus, Asil is a member of Mathey College. She is a founding undergraduate associate in the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance, an undergraduate associate in the Program in Law and Public Affairs, and a member of Pre-Law Society. This year she will be an undergraduate course assistant for the Department of Economics.