By: admin March 20, 2015
Yekta Karimi is a graduate student at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. She is studying international relations with a focus on finance and economic policy. Yekta obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychology and business and focused her research on microfinance and lending models in the San Joaquin Valley of California. Prior to coming to New York, Yekta was deeply involved with nonprofit work in California working with youth leadership organizations as well as small business development centers.