Carmina Mancenon is a Filipino raised in Tokyo, Japan. She graduated from Princeton University in 2014 with a BSE in operations research and financial engineering. Prior to attending Yale, she worked in the advisory arm of BlackRock in New York City providing capital markets strategy design of multi-asset investment and hedging portfolios for global institutional clients including pension funds and governments. At Princeton, she partnered with Endeavor Global for her thesis titled,"The Startup Spring: Leveraging Public Policy to Increase Capital Pools for Technology Startups in Turkey and Jordan". She also spent time in the sales & trading division of Citigroup in New York City, Infosys Technologies in India, and the Jabulani Rural Health Foundation in South Africa. In 2010, she presented Stitch Tomorrow, a social enterprise she co-founded, at the World Economic Forum in Davos as a British Council Global Changemaker. At Yale, she is pursuing the joint degree program in management and global affairs (MA/MBA) as a Silver Scholar with the Zannoni Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Global Business and Leadership. She hopes to deepen her knowledge of economic development and financial policy in relation to entrepreneurship.