Meet the 2022 Impact Scholar Class

Meet Henok

Prior to enrolling in the Georgetown Flex MBA, Henok worked at healthcare startups Collective Health and Aledade.  He started his career in operations, working to optimize user experience with digital health tools.  Henok transitioned into a business development role with Aledade, working to increase adoption of value-based care models among primary care practices. Henok is currently a healthcare benefits product manager. Outside work and the classroom, Henok is in a soccer league, fosters dogs and is an avid Philly sports fan.

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MBA'23

Henok Abraham

Meet Shreya

She previously worked in India as a Senior Associate in Business Development at Vivimed Labs, and as a Global Innovation Scientist at Unilever where she was the recipient of the Expandable R&D Award and the Most Impactful Business Innovation Award. She is a graduate of SRM University in Chennai, India where she earned her Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering. Shreya is fluent in English, Hindi with proficiency in Italian. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, traveling and learning new languages.

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MBA'23

Shreya Chaubey

Meet Esther

Before Georgetown, Esther worked in various Corporate Finance roles at Unilever North America for 6 years from leading Financial Planning & Analytics teams, integrating M&As, and partnering with Marketers to launch innovations notably Pure Leaf tea and Dollar Shave Club in the retail segment. She also works at an Energy Tech start-up in the Public/Private sector focusing on emerging markets. Esther came to Georgetown to continue her passion for learning and to begin her next chapter pursuing Impact investing and/or social impact consulting. Outside of work and school, Esther loves to the play the guitar and sing, and on weekends you can find her diving into culinary fusions in her kitchen, baby-sitting her 15-month-old nephew or checking out brunch spots in DC.

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MBA'23

Esther Adusei

Meet Zoë

Prior to Georgetown, Zoë spent 4 years working on website analytics at Wayfair, responsible for monitoring KPIs around the customer journey in addition to ad hoc strategic analyses. Although her focus, she also contributed to Wayfair's sustainability club and helped implement a composting system throughout the headquarters. Zoë came to Georgetown to pivot into sustainability full time, believing a business can be both profitable and sustainable. Outside of work, Zoë enjoys exploring DC, yoga, and watching reruns of The West Wing.

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MBA'23

Zoë Davis

Meet Juliana

Juliana is a Project Manager at the World Bank Group (WBG) focused on creative industries, tourism, and the visual arts. She has led the development of international arts exhibitions featuring contemporary makers from across the world, published research on the return on investment of arts-based development initiatives, delivered tourism strategy trainings, and lead feasibility studies in partnership with the International Finance Corporation to understand market entry opportunities to the visual arts sector in Africa. Prior to her work at the World Bank Juliana was an analyst for urban placemaking initiatives at HR&A Advisors and served as a special projects manager for the Vatican Museums in Rome. Juliana is passionate about all things creative and can be found painting or sketching in her free time. She earned her BA from Yale, her MA from the University of London, and is now an MBA candidate at Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.

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MBA'23

Juliana Biondo

Meet Joey

Joey is an MSFS and MBA dual degree student studying the interplay of policy-making on domestic markets and small/medium enterprises in the developing world. Prior to graduate school, Joey served as an officer in the US Army where he deployed to E. Europe and Syria, developing leadership, cross-cultural communications, and crisis management skills. In his free time, he enjoys rock and ice climbing, playing pickleball, or reading.

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MSFS/MBA'23

Joey Gonzales

Meet Jacob

Prior to enrolling at Georgetown, Jacob spent most of his career in sales and business development roles at early-stage and high-growth companies like Groove, WeWork and Industrious. Outside of work, Jacob advises for a startup in the health-tech industry and has gotten involved with grassroots organizations in his hometown of Chicago. In his free time, Jacob likes to play basketball, run, and travel.

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MBA'23

Jacob Gottlieb

Meet Andrea

Andrea began her career in economic development at the Latino Economic Development Organization, supporting Latino entrepreneurs in planning, launching, and expanding their small businesses. She has since held a wide range of roles in nonprofit operations, most recently at Georgetown, where she oversees the technology management and emergency and disaster management graduate degree programs. Andrea is passionate about using education, entrepreneurship, and technology to reduce racial and economic inequities. When not working and studying, she can be found in her garden, which is an oasis of fresh herbs, peppers, and edible flowers.

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MBA'23

Andrea Guerrero

Meet Rimjhim

Rimjhim is a venture capital lawyer from India who is eager to pivot into a more impactful business career. With over 5 years of experience in the Indian startup eco-system, she also dabbled in entrepreneurship with her robo-advisory startup Eve targeted towards Indian millennial women. She is passionate about gender equity and bridging the gender investment gap in VC. Currently, she is pursuing an externship with Open Prairie (through the Business for impact initiative) where she is learning more about the agri-tech and bioplastics industry. In her free time, Rimjhim enjoys cooking and blogging her food adventures on Instagram, trivia games and learning new dance forms.

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MBA'23

Rimjhim Khandelwal

Meet Samuel

Sam is an economist at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission where he specializes in several areas including energy market design and market manipulation. Prior to pursuing an MBA, Sam completed graduate and undergraduate degrees in applied math and economics. When he is not working, he enjoys competing in tennis tournaments with his former college tennis teammates.

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MBA'23

Samuel Malech

Meet Martin Luigi

I'm currently a STEM MBA Candidate at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business and incoming investment banking summer associate at Jefferies. I am interested in energy transition finance, international development, technology, and investment banking. I have experience in trading global fixed income securities and derivatives, financial modeling in the context of energy transition mechanism, development of ESG measurement tools, corporate financial analysis, and macroeconomic analysis. I have done credit and investment analysis on major EM economies, sovereign-owned entities, automotive, transport, and the telecommunication sectors, and these analyses were often the basis for decisions by the senior management and the Board of Directors. I have also developed models that provide early-warning signals on impending changes in market conditions for trading.

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MBA'23

Martin Luigi Marcelino

Meet Carline

Carline is an Executive MBA student who is a committed impact, sustainability and ESG enthusiast and advocate. She believed in using market-based and non-market-based solutions and, in using businesses to address today’s most pressing environmental and social issues. Prior to Georgetown, she has accumulated extensive international experience including in emerging markets working for major private companies, international organizations, non-profit organizations, including national and local governments. She has master’s degree in Socioeconomic Geography, a post-master’s degree in Territorial Planning and natural resources management, a PhD in Urban Studies. 

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Executive MBA'23

Carline Noailles, Phd

Meet Dale

Before pursuing an MBA at Georgetown, Dale worked at a boutique consultancy specializing in financial and economic analysis of intellectual property associated with commercial disputes across numerous industries. Currently, he is a Fellow for the Georgetown Angel Investor Network, where he supports alumni investing in companies founded by entrepreneurial members of the Georgetown community. When not in class, Dale enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, golfing, and skiing.

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MBA'23

Dale Salton

Meet Mary Elizabeth

Prior to Georgetown, Mary Elizabeth worked for Accenture Federal Services (AFS) gaining a background in management consulting supporting technology development and implementation projects. At AFS, she travelled internationally and developed a strong passion for international business as she worked across a variety of projects for the Department of State. While she is not working, she enjoys travelling, pickle ball, and hiking.

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MBA'23

Mary Elizabeth Shutley

Meet Rohan

Rohan holds an engineering degree from IIT Varanasi in India and started his professional career as a political consultant, designing and implementing election strategies and campaigns across different Indian states while setting people-centric agendas on most prominent social issues. He then pivoted to education management, focusing on a K-12 school's business growth and making education accessible to children from rural areas and marginalized communities of India. During the Covid-19 pandemic, he also started a rent-free oxygen concentrator bank to close the demand-supply gap of oxygen in India. During his free time, he loves to play cricket and indulge in various adventure sports.

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MBA'23

Rohan Thomas