INDUSTRY: Finance and consulting
HOME: setauket, New york
MAJOR: applied economics and management
During Dara's freshman summer, she interned at a management software company called Exym, LLC. as a business development analyst in the sales and marketing department. During her sophomore summer, she interned at TD Bank as a corporate and specialty banking analyst in the institutional healthcare and equipment finance groups. Last summer, she interned at HSBC as an investment banking analyst in the leveraged and acquisition finance group. After graduation, she will work full-time at L.E.K. Consulting as an associate.
Dara is the finance lead for an organization called Residential Sustainability Leaders, a project manager for Social Enterprise at Cornell, and a member of Society of Women in Business as well as Cornell Triathlon Team. Dara is also currently part of a startup funded by the Cornell eLab, a startup accelerator focused on customer discovery and product development. In addition, she is a teaching assistant for Managerial Economics and has spent two semesters as a teaching assistant for Marketing in the Dyson School. Finally, she was also the Executive Vice President of Professional Fraternity Council.
Dara is passionate about social and corporate sustainability as well as impact investing. She enjoys cooking/baking, playing tennis, and playing guitar. Dara is also interested in entrepreneurial ventures in technology and media, and becoming an advanced long-distance runner.
S.C. Johnson College of Business
Alpha Kappa Psi