3rd Annual ECONOMICS & FINANCE Forum

April 21, 2018 (Saturday) 


Thank you to the Forum Committee Co-Heads, Karen Nguyen and Irene Xiang, in addition to the other Committee Members, including Clarus Capital Co-Heads, Min Zhong and Isaac Lee, Natasha Chak, Betsy Cohen, Shivani Gupta, Raina Williams, Elle Chen, Andrew Lee, Mark Hergenroeder, and Yichuan Yan. 

Thank you to the Panel Speakers, Charles Sussman (on behalf of the Board for Redefine Her Street), Career Services (esp. Nancy Burkett), Office of Development (esp. Bradley Kane), Swarthmore College's Economics Department, Forum for Free Speech, Swarthmore College's Student Budget Committee, and the Center for Innovation and Leadership. 

It was great to see everyone who attended, and we hope to see you again next year. 

Please enjoy the photos below. 


2nd Annual ECONOMICS & FINANCE Forum

April 22, 2017 (Saturday) 





9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Breakfast and Check-in

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Welcome Speech

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM: Session One

"Using Financial & Philanthropic Capital for Good" (Sampriti Ganguli)

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM: Session Two

"Implications of Dodd-Frank" (Jayson Yost)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch and Round Tables


1:15 PM – 2:00 PM: Session Three

"Volatility, Correlation, Skew, and Options Trading" (Chris Murphy)

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM: Session Four

"Fintech in Emerging Economies" (Eleanor Joseph)

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM: Closing & Reception


Attire: Business Casual


1st Annual


April 23, 2016 (Saturday) 

Invited Panelists

Jayson Yost '03,

Executive Director at Citi in Financial Institutions Group

Eleanor Joseph '07

 Co-Founder and CEO of Ubuntu Capital

Sampriti Ganguli '95

CEO of Arabella Advisors

Chris Murphy '04

Director at Susquehanna International Group

Thanks to...

Career Services (Special thanks to Nancy Burkett)

Office of Development (Special thanks to Brad Kane) 

Swarthmore College Economics Department

Forum for Free Speech

Center for Innovation & Leadership







Redefine Her Street & Clarus Capital, LLC



1st Annual Economics & Finance Forum

Markets in an Uncertain World



9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Breakfast and Check-in

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM: Session One

10:45 AM – 11: 30 AM: Session Two

11:30 AM – 11:45 PM: Intermission

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM: Session Three

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM: Lunch and Roundtables

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM: Session Four 

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM: Session Five

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM: Intermission

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM: Session Six

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Networking and Desserts 


Session One: “Is Venture Capital Chasing Projects That Add Value?”

Speaker: Mark Bode

Session Two: “Life on the Sell Side: TMT Banking”

Speaker: Joseph Corso and Goreleigh Willis

Session Three: TBA

Speaker: Jim Marks 

Session Four: “The Big Short: State of Recovery”

Speaker: Andy Haughwout & Daniel Oppenheim 

Session Five: “Market Environment and Impact on Clients”

Speaker: Vanessa Rosenthal

Session Six: “Local Currency Borrowing in Emerging Markets” 

Speaker: Wenxin Du


Attire: Business Casual 

Thanks to...

Career Services (Special thanks to Nancy Burkett)

Office of Development 

Alumni Relations (Special thanks to Lisa Lee) 

Office of Student Engagement 

Student Organizations Committee

Forum for Free Speech (Special thanks to Joseph DeBrine)

Insomnia Cookies 


Forum Committee Members

Co-Chairs: Shenstone Huang '16, Arjun Raghuraman '16, Christine Kim '17

Members: Isaac Lee '18, Min Zhong '19, Alex Mandel '18, Irene Xiang '18, Karen Nguyen '18, Elle Chen '19, Kimberly Rosa '18