Rohit grew up in Punjab and graduated from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi with a major in electrical engineering. After briefly working in different technology based research roles, he felt his calling lay in public services. He was selected as an Indian Administrative Services officer in 2006. He has worked as district magistrate, which is the head of District Government in India, in six different districts.
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Department: Woodrow Wilson School, MPA in Domestic Policy
Research Interests: Interested in how understanding more about how political actors and institutions drive role and scope of financial regulation, particularly in how public policy choices can have unintended consequences on financial markets. Pursuing a certificate in health policy.
Hobbies: Baseball; writing; chasing around two small children
Hometown: Redmond, Washington
Joelle is a native Californian, hailing from Riverside. She spent most of her life in the Golden State, receiving her B.A. in international development studies from UCLA in 2012. She has held research and programmatic internships in the UCLA Department of Economics and U.S. Department of State, Office of Foreign Missions Los Angeles. For the last five years, she’s worked in New York at the Roosevelt Institute. She served as the national director for the Roosevelt Institute’s network, a 40-state youth policy organization, for the three years prior to coming to Woodrow Wilson.
Alex is a second-year MPA candidate at the Woodrow Wilson School with interests in economic policy, financial regulation and impact investing. He previously worked in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Office of Research, and for the econ-ARK project.
Bunmi is building a workforce-for-the-future in Africa. Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, he co-founded Generation Enterprise, a non-profit reducing unemployment and poverty by providing transferrable skills and career pathways for youth through an AI-enabled skills education tool in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya. He helps advance Government participation in the African technology ecosystem through AVDD.gov.ng, which funded over 80 impressive civic tech startups, and featured Mark Zuckerberg.
Hobbies: surfing, playing ukulele, basketball, soccer
Hometown: Isa Town, Bahrain
Research Interest: Law and finance, public economics, financial regulation
Hobbies: Violinist, running
Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
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Honors, Awards, Prizes or Publications: McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning Best Tutor Award, Student Ambassador to 2018 ASA/AAA Conference
Research Interest: Development politics and economics, public finance
Hobbies: Reading, Cooking
Hometown: Sekondi, Ghana