Anna Vladymyrska is a Knight-Hennessy Scholar pursuing a dual degree - an M.A. in International Policy with a focus on Cyber Policy & Security at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and an M.S. in Environment and Resources at the Doerr School of Sustainability. Anna aspires to work at the intersection of international development and digital technology to promote economic growth and restore gender equality. She has a background as a startup founder and entrepreneur and has led product development with an emphasis on design innovation. Previously, Anna worked as an investment banking analyst at Credit Suisse's Global Industrials Group in New York and served as a research assistant in political economy and public finance at Columbia University's Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy. Anna graduated Summa Cum Laude Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University with a bachelor's degree in economics. She is a recipient of the Arnold Goldstein Scholarship, Rose Biller Scholarship, and Olga H. Knoepke Scholarship. Anna was also selected as one of McKinsey's Next Generation Women Leaders in 2019.
Fun fact: Anna enjoys spending her spare time outdoors and can often be found playing tennis, hiking trails, taking dance classes, or visiting art galleries.