• Adedoyin Olateru-OlagbegiUnited States of America

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Adedoyin Olateru-Olagbegi studied Computer Science, Economics, and Data Science at MIT. She serves on MIT’s Board of Trustees. After Schwarzman Scholars, Adedoyin joined Schmidt Futures as an Associate Product Manager. She envisions a world where quality healthcare is accessible to all and focuses on using innovative digital technologies to address challenges at the intersections of areas like public health, climate change, and global development. Adedoyin has served as a director of a free support program for children affected by a parent’s cancer, advisor to the President of MIT, EMT on the MIT Ambulance, and secretary of MIT’s Black Students Union.

  • Aizhan OmirzakKazakhstan

    Nazarbayev University

    Aizhan Omirzak graduated from the Nazarbayev University with a bachelor’ degree in Economics. During her undergraduate years, she served as president of Model United Nations society and contributed to the student newspaper. She is passionate about the intersection between financial inclusion, economic empowerment and regional development. As a Schwarzman Scholar, Aizhan focused on learning about China’s economic reforms, writing her capstone on the Belt and Road Initiative and improving her fluency in Mandarin. In the future, she aspires to positively influence mutually beneficial Kazakh-Sino relations. After graduation, Aizhan started as a Business Associate at the Visa Inc.

  • Albert Li Taiwan, China

    National Taiwan University

    Cheng-hsuan (Albert) Li earned a bachelor's degree in Political Theory from National Taiwan University and previously served as a secretary in Taichung City Government. He has public participation experience through internships with a political party, local government, and central legislation, and has organized election campaigns in central legislator, mayoral, and presidential elections. Enlightened by his work in a business incubator, his ambition is to introduce technology and organizational innovation into politics. He recently coordinated an online to offline system for tour guidance at the 2018 World Flora Exposition in Taichung. Albert is from from Taiwan, China.

  • Alexander ScharrerAustria

    City, University of London

    Alexander Scharrer graduated with first-class honors from Cass Business School and was selected as one of the Top Ten Economics and Finance students in the UK. Passionate about AI ethics, he represented his university at several tech conferences and researched AI governance in China and the EU. Prior to Schwarzman Scholars, he held various roles in investment banking and spent three years working for Goldman Sachs in London. Most recently, Alexander was a private equity associate in Vienna, where he focused on SMEs in Central Europe. In the future, he aspires to become a venture capital investor in deep tech.

  • Alioune FallSenegal

    New York University

    Alioune is passionate about fostering empowering and accessible learning experiences. He is the Director of the Innovation Lab at African Development University and has in the past served as the Program Manager at African Leadership University's Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and as a Visiting Leadership Faculty Member at African Institute for Mathematical Sciences. Alioune has earned a postgraduate certificate in teaching and learning in higher education, is an African Leadership Academy alumnus, and is a Fellow at the UK Higher Education Academy. He is deeply curious about and eager to discuss or collaborate on all things development, education, innovation, and China-Africa.

  • Amara Majeed is a Brown University graduate and founder of both The Hijab Project and The Muslim Youth Network. Much of her time has been in policymaking spheres with the Department of Education, United Nations, Muslim Public Affairs Council, and Witness Against Torture. After an incident of being falsely identified, Majeed is interested in producing research assessing the viability of state use of facial recognition technology in counterterrorism efforts. She has been named by BBC as one of the Most Inspiring Women of the Year and featured on Good Morning America's "Powerful Women" series.

  • Ameer IbrahimUnited Kingdom

    University of Glasgow

    Ameer Ibrahim is a master's student at The University of Edinburgh pursuing an M.Sc. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He completed his undergraduate at The University of Glasgow in Accountancy and Finance. Following graduation from Glasgow, he worked within the financial sector at PwC, further developing his business acumen. His accolades include Student President at Glasgow University Students' Representative Council. He has extensive work and leadership experience overseas in China, Japan, Thailand, Canada, and across Europe. Ameer has professional experience within corporate governance, which he strives to develop in his future career. Ameer is from Scotland, United Kingdom.

  • András VolomHungary

    King's College London

    András Volom is the founder of Visegrad for Sustainability (V4SDG), a nonprofit strengthening sustainability partnership in Central Eastern Europe. Representing future generations in multilateral diplomacy, he served as the first Youth Delegate of Hungary to the UN, the EU Youth Delegate to G7, and Youth Delegate of the Council of Europe. András is a member and former Budapest curator of Global Shapers, a community of young changemakers launched by the World Economic Forum. He graduated from King's College London with distinction in International Relations, examining connections between identity politics and international cooperation. Recently, he is exploring solutions to political polarization.

  • Andrew HowardUnited States of America

    University of Pennsylvania

    Andrew Howard is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's in Economics and concentrations in Finance and Statistics. He served as President of the Wharton Dean's Advisory Board, Director for the International Affairs Association, and a scholar for the Penn-Wharton Public Policy Initiative. Andrew is passionate about the intersection of public policy, technology, and finance, and currently works as an Investment Banking Analyst for Goldman Sachs in San Francisco. He hopes to use his experience as a Schwarzman Scholar to build a global network of innovative entrepreneurs and investors.

  • Anirudh Suresh will graduate from Harvard University with a bachelor's in Mathematics and master's in Computer Science. Anirudh is passionate about artificial intelligence, which he has leveraged through published research in Bayesian learning and internships in quantitative finance. He promotes intercultural learning as Secretary-General of WorldMUN and through the Harvard Association for U.S.-China Relations. Anirudh loves postcolonial literature and basketball, even volunteering with an elementary-school basketball-based enrichment program. As a Schwarzman Scholar, Anirudh aims to learn from China’s burgeoning AI industry to develop socially accepted and relevant AI.

  • Anneke Maxi Pethö-SchrammGermany

    London School of Economics and Political Science

    Anneke Maxi Pethö-Schramm joined the Harvard Business School MBA class of 2023 after graduating from Schwarzman Scholars. As a Schwarzman Scholar, Maxi explored innovation and entrepreneurship in China, with a particular focus on women entrepreneurs. Before that, Maxi was a consultant with McKinsey in Berlin, serving clients in the social, public, and healthcare sectors. In 2019, she was selected as a fellow of the McKinsey Global Institute in San Francisco, researching technology and innovation. Maxi also co-led McKinsey’s startup club in Berlin, bringing together startup leaders, investors, and other members of the tech ecosystem.

  • Anqi XuChina

    New York University

    Anqi Xu is passionate about art and technology. At school, she developed a focus on immersive art experiences during her master's degree at Stanford University and on the value propositions between art and tech industries at Schwarzman College. Beforehand, she majored in Art History and Comparative Literature at New York University. At the workplace, she specializes at developing digital and international strategies for art and tech players, having consulted blue-chip galleries, auction houses, and big techs. She has also worked for Huasheng Media, pyrotechnical artist Cai Guo-Qiang’s studio, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Christie's, and Asia Society, among other establishments.

  • Aviv NesherIsrael

    Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    Aviv Nesher is a sustainable & circular fashion consultant. Her work revolves around integrating sustainable practices within the fashion industry and policy development that generates sustainable impact. She works at the intersections of environmental action, trend analysis, and capacity-building while emphasizing justice and equity. Aviv currently advises start-ups, established brands and trade organizations interested in improving their sourcing, manufacturing, and labor practices. Aviv's goal is to help build resilient businesses while minimizing their environmental impact. She is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a United World College alumna, and a Huayu Scholarship recipient.

  • Ayano SasakiJapan

    Kyushu University

    Ayano Sasaki studied Law at Kyushu University. She spent a year studying abroad at the University of Hong Kong on a Bai Xian scholarship, where she studied social science focusing on China studies. She has worked for relationships between Japan, the United States, and Korea through serving as vice-chair of 70th Japan and America Student Conference and a leader of delegation of JENESYS JAPAN-KOREA Youth Exchange Program. She also attended One Young World 2019 as a representative of Japan. She was awarded by the president of Kyushu University for her leadership experiences.

  • Bianca CarpinelliArgentina

    Universidad de San Andres

    Bianca Carpinelli studied International Relations at San Andrés University in Buenos Aires. She was an advisor to the Deputy Secretary of Nuclear Energy in Argentina in International Affairs, working on nuclear civil projects, bilateral relations and active articulation with international organizations. Bianca served as the Argentinean delegate at the Nuclear Suppliers Group dealing with nuclear materials export control. In 2019 she was awarded a scholarship to specialize in nonproliferation, disarmament, and nuclear security. In 2020 she did an internship at the UN Secretariat Office for Disarmament Affairs.

  • Caitlene HillmanAustralia

    Griffith University

    Caitlene Hillman studied Economics and Finance at Griffith University as an Honours College Scholar. During her undergraduate degree, she was elected as the Vice President for two student societies and received the Asia Futures Fellowship. She has won international case competitions and was recognized by the Australian Financial Review as a Top 100 Future Leader. She pursued the Schwarzman Scholarship to gain the skill-set requisite to create innovative policy and commercial solutions to improve social welfare and drive socioeconomic development.

  • Charlie Berman graduated from Duke University with a degree in Visual Media Studies and Chinese. His interest in arts, technology, and culture led him to attend film school and produce documentaries in Argentina. He helped bridge the gap between East and West while working at Relay, a video startup in Shanghai, to create works for some of China's largest companies. He explored the other end of this relationship in San Francisco as a China Campaign Strategist and Creative Intern at Indiegogo. At Duke, Charlie was the Director of Media for Duke Sport Clubs and president of the table tennis team.

  • Christopher CarpenterUnited States of America

    University of Southern California

    Christopher Carpenter graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Southern California where he earned B.A. degrees in Film & Television Production and Cognitive Science. He has consulted with and produced media for organizations in Japan, Kenya, India, and other nations, measuring impact to inform policy. Christopher produced and directed "The Happiness Diaries," a documentary series exploring the Government of Delhi's Happiness Curriculum initiative. Christopher held the William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India, the Global East Asia Fellowship for Study in China, and has led service trips to Thailand.

  • Cheng-hsuan (Albert) Li earned a bachelor's degree in Political Theory from National Taiwan University and previously served as a secretary in Taichung City Government. He has public participation experience through internships with a political party, local government, and central legislation, and has organized election campaigns in central legislator, mayoral, and presidential elections. Enlightened by his work in a business incubator, his ambition is to introduce technology and organizational innovation into politics. He recently coordinated an online to offline system for tour guidance at the 2018 World Flora Exposition in Taichung. Albert is from from Taiwan, China.

  • Chris Vassallo is an Analyst at Blackstone. He is a former researcher for the Asia Society Policy Institute and the Harvard Belfer Center. His writing has been published by The Diplomat and The Council on Foreign Relations. His senior thesis received highest honors from Harvard, and he graduated magna cum laude. His Schwarzman Scholars thesis received Tsinghua University's Outstanding Thesis Award. In his spare time, he loves to read the New Yorker and support the Yankees.

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