Monisha Shivakumar

TBE Blogger

Hometown: Parsippany, NJ

City before Booth: New York, NY

Undergraduate School and Major:
Rutgers, Accounting

Fun fact: I have better than 20/20 vision

Pre-Booth Job: Electronic Trading Product Manager at Barclays

Summer Internship: Retail Leadership Program at Amazon

Concentrations at Booth: Marketing, Strategic Management

Your Chicago neighborhood: The Loop – I love being able to take a walk in Millennium Park or go for a jog by the lakefront

What are some of the student groups you’ve been involved with?Chicagonomics, Adam Smith Society, Booth Dance Club, Follies

Current leadership roles: Co-Chair of Chicagonomics

Why did you choose Booth? Felt most at home with the people here, and for the academic focus/professors

Favorite class? Negotiations with Linda Ginzel

Favorite thing to do in Chicago? Go for a walk by the water or explore a brewery

Favorite trip taken with fellow Boothies? Japan Trek for Spring Break!

Favorite Booth experiences thus far? Participating in Follies — allowed me to explore a different side of myself (creative) and meet people in a different setting than classes/recruiting

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