Rachel Cifu is a junior from Short Hills, NJ studying Economics with a certificate in Statistics & Data Science. She is particularly interested in how innovations in data science affect markets, the interactions of global economic powers, and international security. As a member of the Schmidt Program on Artificial Intelligence, Emerging Technologies, and National Power, she studies USChina competition with a focus on how differential investment strategies in AI will shape the next era of great power conflict. At Yale, she is the Chairman and former President of Yale Undergraduate Diversified Investments, Yale’s largest undergraduate finance organization, and was also the President of TAMID, an investing and consulting group for startups in Tel Aviv. She also cofounded Yale’s first student run venture capital fund, the Hillhouse Undergraduate Fund at Yale, is a member of the Yale Quantitative Research Group, and plays for Yale Club Field Hockey. Professionally, Rachel has interned across the Credit investing space. She first interned in Emerging Markets at MarketAxess, where she worked in Brazilian local markets and the integration of Chinese on-shore bond trading into US trade flows. She then interned at BlackRock Private Credit this past summer, where she focused on software and business services investments. This summer, she will intern at KKR in their Private Credit group. In her free time, Rachel loves iced coffee, watching hockey, and traveling!