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Research Assistants

Angelique Aiello is a junior in the Elliott School of International Affairs and Presidential Scholarship recipient who is majoring in international economics and minoring in statistics. She is the operations chair for the Undergraduate International Business Association and is also a member of GW Blockchain, GW Data, and Women in Finance Alliance. She has previously interned at the US Department of State as well as two business consulting firms. Over the summer of 2019 she will intern at Bank of America selling and trading stock. At the Global Scopes Lab she is evaluating the possible relationship between shocks and heightened risk taking. She is excited to learn more about statistical programming and market entry trends.

Angelique Aiello

Lydia Igna is a senior in the School of Business at the George Washington University, pursuing a BBA in International Business and a minor in Sustainability. Over her college career she has interned for a local non-profit, an intellectual property patent law firm, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and currently interns in the Office of the Inspector General at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Her research interests include the interconnectivity of the global environment with business expansion, corporate social responsibility and risk management.

Lydia Igna

Vaibhav Jain is a rising senior in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences double-majoring in Economics and International Affairs and minoring in Statistics and Business Administration. He has worked in developmental consulting for the World Bank and market research for APCO Inc. Within GWU, he has worked with the Department of Statistics to raise resin production in Peruvian rainforests to increase average tribal income. Additionally, he also worked as a Research Assiatant with the Department of Economics.

At the Global Scope Research Lab, he has pursued his interest in the area of systemic risk by coordinating a project on risk and innovation. Additionally, he has been able to apply and expand his knowledge of STATA, HTML and CSS.

Vaibhav Jain

Juno is a third-year student at George Washington University, pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance and Statistics. She has experience in various industries including journalism, manufacturing, consulting, etc. She recently interned at Zerin Business Consulting, a marketing strategy consulting firm and A Child For All, a non-profit organization. Currently, she is interning at the International Monetary Fund, where she facilitated the 2018 Annual Meeting in Bali. On campus, she is the Executive Vice President of GWU Chinese Students and Scholars Association and part of Delta Sigma Pi International Business Fraternity, Undergraduate Community of Practice in Consulting (UG MIPC), Women in Finance, and the Undergraduate Consulting Group. Her research interest is focused on the relationship between uncertainty shocks and entrepreneurship.

Juno (Shunyu) Li

Johnathan Morgart is a junior at the GW School of Business, pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration, Concentrating in Finance and minoring in Creative Writing. Johnathan is a recipient of the Presidential Academic Scholarship, and has earned various leadership positions during his tenure, including First Year Development Program Mentor, Director of Operations for Lemonade Day D.C., and Executive Vice President of the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity. Over the summer, he worked as a Market Research Intern for a financial technology startup, LifeCents. At the conclusion of the internship, he then joined the company as a part-time Associate, where he currently works while being a full time student. At the Global Scope Lab, Johnathan is studying uncertainty shocks and innovation, understanding how exposure to exogenous high-consequence events alter risk preferences and risk taking.

Johnathan Morgart

Roman Vellante is a current junior and Presidential Academic Scholarship recipient enrolled in the School of Business at the George Washington University. He is double concentrating in International Business and Business Analytics. Roman has explored numerous consulting opportunities at GW through undergraduate business organizations such as TAMID and MIPC. The experiences he has been exposed to have given him a solid understanding of multiple strategies to analyze the competitive advantage of a firm. And understanding how to leverage their values against the risks of market competition and rapidly changing consumer trends. Prior to joining GLOB~S, Roman interned at Omni Services, Inc. - the Northeast's leading hose and accessories distributor, on numerous projects that involved intensive market analysis to minimize costs and enhance efficiency in the firm’s financial practices. Roman is passionate in the field of firm internationalization and he is excited to collaborate within the GLOB~S lab in order to conduct relevant and impactful research based on structured data analysis.

Roman Vellante

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