New international interns
June 06, 2008
Eight international students will arrive in June and July to work with AE this winter.
Martina Brivio is a 23-year-old graduate student at the Universitá Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan (her native city) who is concentrating in business administration and marketing. She will work in marketing with Magda Rojas, helping to maintain the website, prepare newsletters, and plan events.
Jared Mueller is a rising senior at Duke University who is majoring in political science with minors in economics and Spanish. Jared was born in Fort Collins, Colorado, and now lives in Beaverton, Oregon. He will join Magda Rojas and Martina Brivio to work on fundraising and marketing, and together with Emily Harburg will research entrepreneurial psychology.
Katie Mahon is a rising senior and public policy major at Duke University. Katie was born and raised in Rogers, Arkansas, and along with Annie Schetinnikova she will spend the summer interviewing small business owners to measure the effectiveness of Acción Emprendedora's courses.
Priyanka Chaurasia is a rising junior at Duke University who is majoring in history and public policy. Priyanka was born in London, England and now lives in Mission Viejo, California. She will spend the summer developing networks of female entrepreneurs and creating alliances between Acción Emprendedora and foundations dedicated to women's rights.
Annie Schetinnikova is a rising junior and public policy major at Duke University. Annie was born in Kazan, Russia and now lives in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. Along with Katie Mahon, Annie will spend the summer interviewing small business owners to measure the effectiveness of Acción Emprendedora's courses.
Emily Harburg is a rising sophomore at Harvard University who is concentrating in social anthropology and psychology. Emily was born in Southfield, Michigan, and now lives in Brookline, Massachusetts. Emily will work on empowering and interviewing female alumnae of AE's programs and will study entrepreneurial psychology along with Jared Mueller.
Arthur Woods is a rising junior at Georgetown University who is majoring in operations and information management. Arthur was born and raised in Lake Almanor, California, and will spend June 19-July 20 working in the Santiago office. He will then spend the next five months in Valparaíso as the Region V Entrepreneurship Center's first intern.
Mark Harris is a rising senior at the University of Chicago majoring in economics and Latin American studies. Mark was born in Manchester, England, and has lived in Argentina, Canada, Chile, China, Mexico, and Spain, but he considers Chicago home. Mark plans to work on research and organizational development with Diego Larraín and Danial Palacios in the Santiago Norponiente Entrepreneurship Center.