Pauline Acquah graduated from Cornell University in 2018, where she majored in economics
and minored in business. During her undergraduate studies, Pauline spent three years working
with the nonprofit organization College Mentors for Kids, where she served on the executive
board as the vice president of communications and marketing. Through this organization,she
worked with elementary school students in the area and facilitated cooperation
among college students involved in the program and local public school administrators. Pauline
also spent a summer interning for Goldman Sachs in investment management. After graduation,
Pauline joined true[x], an advertising technology company based in Los Angeles as an
operations associate. There she focused on optimizing campaign delivery, providing risk
analyses, and implementing cost reducing targeting strategies. She is a first-year M.A.
candidate at the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs, where she intends to focus on international
trade and economic policy. Pauline is also fluent in German and hopes to
improve her French language skills at Yale.