University Of Mannheim, University Of Munich

    Lucas Coronel is an economist who holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Mannheim and a master's degree from the University of Munich. In his home region, he held several positions within the ruling German party, achieving improvements in education policy and infrastructure. He also campaigned for stronger youth political participation and more intercultural tolerance in challenging times for his home country. Visiting stays at Tsinghua University and UC Berkeley increased his passion for promoting international business and economic cooperation. As a Schwarzman Scholar, he further developed his leadership skills for a career devoted to these goals and became knowledgeable about China's thriving technology sector. Lucas is from Germany and Paraguay.

  • MELISSA DIAMONDUnited States Of America

    University Of Bradford, University Of Richmond

    Melissa Diamond founded and scaled A Global Voice for Autism, an award-winning organization that equips conflict-affected communities to include children with developmental disabilities. She is an experienced project manager with experience at the International Organization for Migration in Egypt and The Melissa Network in Greece. She holds a master's degree in Conflict, Security and Development from the University of Bradford, where she was a Rotary Peace Fellow, a master's in Global Affairs from Tsinghua University, and a bachelor's from the University of Richmond. Melissa is an internationally-recognized speaker and has presented in 44 countries, including at the United Nations.

  • MELISSA LICanada

    Harvard University

    Melissa Li graduated from Harvard in May 2019 with a bachelor's degree in Neurobiology and Global Health & Health Policy. At Harvard, Melissa served as president of the Harvard Association for U.S.-China Relations, directed North America's largest student-run China forum, and led initiatives providing social services to underserved patients across Boston. At Tsinghua, Melissa published and won University awards for her capstone research on China's public health response to COVID-19. She has also worked at McKinsey & Company, advising U.S. public health institutions and health systems on strategy and operations. She is currently a medical student at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • MICHAEL SHUMUnited States Of America

    Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

    Michael Shum majored in Computer Science and Engineering for his bachelor's degree and concentrated in Artificial Intelligence for his master's degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He grew up in Beijing before moving to Seattle at age 11. At MIT, Michael conducted research on reinforcement learning before working at a self-driving car startup, and now researches deep learning and dialogue at Salesforce in addition to working on his NLP startup. As a Schwarzman Scholar, Michael hopes to explore how leaders in policy can work together with technologists to change society for the better.


    Amherst College

    Mohamed Ramy is a native of Cairo focused on understanding how inclusive policies can resolve the divisive inequalities present in healthcare. He learned of brain and behavioral science at Amherst College, and undertook a Thomas J. Watson fellowship to explore the concepts of “healing” and “home” among the refugee communities in six countries. As such, Ramy hopes to help implement culturally-informed, cross-disciplinary health strategies in Egypt, learning from China’s attempts to provide universal healthcare to 1.3 billion citizens. He currently acts as the Strategy & Partnerships Lead at Generations for Health to empower youth to speak on global health challenges.


  • MUSSAB ALIUnited States Of America

    Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey

    Mussab Ali is a Phi Beta Kappa, dual major in Biology and Economics at Rutgers-Newark University entering his senior year. Mussab was elected onto his school board in Jersey City as the youngest and first Muslim elected official in Jersey City history. In this position, he also serves as the chair of the Student Equity Committee. In this role, he has fought for student voice, better school lunch, reforms in dress code, recycling and much more. Mussab was also appointed to the Immigration Affairs Commission in Jersey City in 2017 and elected as vice chair by his peers.

  • NEIL JAINUnited States Of America

    Stanford University

    Neil Jain is passionate about the intersection of exponentially growing technology and entrepreneurship. As a Schwarzman Scholar, he built the Startup Institute, an incubator that took students through the entrepreneurship process, helping numerous Scholars launch their own companies. Prior to becoming a Schwarzman Scholar, he received a B.S. in Science, Technology, and Society from Stanford University. He currently works as the Chief of Staff at Valon, a fintech startup based in New York.

  • NICHOLAS PELLITTAUnited States Of America

    Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey

    Nicholas (Nick) Pellitta graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University in 2019 with majors in Political Science and Economics. On campus, Nick co-founded an after-school program for elementary school students and served as the first president of the Honors College. He has interned for numerous elected officials at the state and federal levels. Nick is currently pursuing a J.D. at Yale Law School.


    Earth University

    Norman Mugisha is the founder of Young African Business Booster (YABB) which is a nonprofit organization based in Rwanda that helps rural youth across Sub-Saharan Africa to overcome poverty and avoid unemployment by equipping them with the required skills and financial support to create their own agribusinesses. Norman is a graduate of EARTH University, Costa Rica with a MasterCard Foundation Scholarship in Agriculture Sciences. Norman served as the student president at EARTH University. Norman has experience in sustainable agriculture, rural development and Business Startups. Norman is passionate about poverty alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa.


    University Of Durham

    Fikayo Akeredolu runs marathons and writes for various literary publications. She graduated from Durham University with first class honors and went on to work at Bloomberg. She was country manager for Nigeria and Cameroon before she left and joined the 4th cohort of Schwarzman Scholars. After graduating from Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University, she joined Stears as the Head of Growth. She has also co-founded The Growth Network, a marketing start-up for the Nigerian startup ecosystem.


  • ON-MAN CHANHong Kong Sar, China

    University Of Washington

    Henry Chan is a Schwarzman Scholar from the 4th cohort. He is currently a part of the Strategy and Special Projects team at the South China Morning Post, working on incubating new initiatives and implementing new technologies (e.g., blockchain) for the media business.  Prior to Schwarzman Scholars, he was a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting LLP, where he focused on innovation and strategic initiatives for clients and the firm. Henry was born and raised in Hong Kong.

  • Opeyemi Awe is a Federal Analyst at Deloitte Consulting. She was selected as a Thomas J. Watson Fellow which allowed her to travel the world engaging with global entrepreneurs and development officials. During her undergraduate career at Grinnell College, Opeyemi served as the Student Body President and Vice President for Student Affairs. She was awarded the Senior Alumni Award and profiled by MSNBC as a ‘Woman of 2014.’ Opeyemi interned at the State Department’s Office of Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan. Opeyemi hopes to return to Nigeria and enact sustainable economic policies. Opeyemi is from Nigeria and the United States.


    Ecole Polytechnique, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

    Pablo Ducru is a Franco-Mexican Ph.D. candidate in Nuclear Science and Computational Engineering at MIT. He is interested in nuclear as a carbon-free power-source for industry in a future electricity mix challenged by intermittency and pricing difficulties. Passionate about bringing advances in algorithms and artificial intelligence out in the physical world to impact our fundamentals of energy, agriculture, health and environment, Pablo hopes to build ventures in China with his fellow Schwarzman Scholars to address these strategic sectors. Prior to MIT, Pablo attended École Polytechnique, interning at Solvay on Chinese environmental regulation, and was a navigation officer in the French Navy.

  • Paul (P.J.) Greenbaum is a senior at Princeton University, concentrating in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and pursuing certificates in the History and Practice of Diplomacy and African Studies. On campus, he is a varsity water polo player and heavily involved with Princeton's Center for International Security Studies and Naval ROTC programs. Upon graduation from Schwarzman Scholars, P.J. will serve a minimum of five years in the U.S. Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer or Naval Intelligence Officer.

  • PEDRO ROBLEDOArgentina

    University Of Buenos Aires

    Pedro is an experienced Project Manager and Policy Advisor with more than ten years of experience in the public sector. He occupied high-level positions in government affairs, public policy, and political strategy in Latin America, and experienced working in Venture Capital with a focus on environmental technologies. He currently leads the social impact strategy at Dott, a European micromobility that operates in more than twenty cities, including London, Paris, and Milano. During his time in government, he was appointed by the President as Undersecretary of Youth and Civic Organizations, becoming the youngest public official at the National Administration of Argentina.

  • PRISCILLA GUOUnited States Of America

    Harvard University, University Of Oxford

    Priscilla Guo graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in Technology, Policy, and Society with a secondary in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. As a Clarendon Scholar at Oxford University, she studied artificial intelligence, algorithms, and policy, pursuing a Master's of Social Science of the Internet. While serving as a representative on NYC Youth Board, Priscilla worked in both technology and public policy roles at Facebook, Microsoft, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Priscilla is currently pursuing a J.D. at Stanford Law School.

  • QIANG HAChina

    University Of Cambridge

    Ha Qiang graduated with a bachelor's in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge and a master’s in Data Science from LSE. Qiang is skilled in Statistics and Machine Learning. Having worked as a quant researcher in the financial industry, he is now moving to the logistics industry. As a senior algorithm researcher, he will be building cleaner and more efficient delivery solutions. Hes excited to use his skills in AI to make the world a better place. He loves trying new things and getting to know new friends. In his free time, he is an enthusiastic basketball player and, recently, a photography lover.

  • Rebekah Ninan is a senior at Princeton University majoring in Politics and South Asian Studies. Rebekah was the President of the American Whig-Cliosophic Society, the country’s oldest collegiate political union, expanding its focus on activism and civic engagement. She also serves as a Residential College Advisor. She has explored her interest in international law as a Liman fellow and in research on wartime sexual violence. She has interned for UNICEF, the State Department’s Pakistan desk, the State Department’s Bureau of Refugees, and non-profits like Legacies of War and ACLU-Tennessee. Rebekah is 21 years old and from the United States.

  • RICHARD DEKOLDUnited States Of America

    The Citadel, The Military College Of South Carolina

    Richard DeKold is an Army Cadet at The Citadel where he majors in International Politics and Intelligence and Security Studies. Richard reformed the leadership development program at the Citadel as one of its top Cadet Commanders and pioneered interfaith dialogues on LGBT inclusion. He has interned for the Institute for the Study of War’s Afghanistan Project in D.C. and analyzed the security of Chinese investments in Qatar for the Pudong Institute in Shanghai. As a Schwarzman Scholar, Richard plans to serve as an Infantry Officer and identify areas for Sino-American security cooperation.

  • RYAN MORRISUnited States Of America

    Pennsylvania State University, Berks

    Ryan Morris graduated from Schwarzman College in 2020. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Pennsylvania State University. Ryan is an entrepreneur who founded a language interpretation management company that seeks primarily to serve the medical community in eastern Pennsylvania, U.S. He was also accepted into a global Catholic mission based in Brazil which serves communities in Africa, Europe, Australia, and South America. His interests include facets of healthcare, technology, U.S.-China relations, and global policy.


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