Carmina Aguilar Mancenon is a Filipino raised in Tokyo, Japan. She is graduating as a joint degree student with the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs (MA in Global Affairs) and the School of Management (MBA). She came to Yale to deepen her knowledge of finance and entrepreneurship as they relate to economic development and international policy. At SOM, she served as co-chair for the Private Equity and Venture Capital Club, and led the Young Women’s Leadership Launch for local New Haven high school girls. At Jackson, she was a teaching fellow for an econometrics-based core undergraduate class, and a Residential College Affiliate at Silliman College. During her time at Yale, she worked at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts in the Global Macro team, at Bridgewater as a Senior Management Associate, and at the Mexican Central Bank in the Financial Stability Unit. She also collaborated on projects with the World Bank addressing migration and the Philippine Senate on business policy with Professor Mushfiq Mobarak. Prior to Yale, she worked at BlackRock in New York City. She graduated from Princeton University with a BSE in operations research and financial engineering.