Mercedes G. Owolabi '12 recently accepted an offer to join Goldman Sachs & Co as an Analyst in the Finance Division in Jersey City, NJ, USA. Mercedes is a member of a global team across Jersey City, Salt Lake City and Bangalore.
"My Babson education taught me to work on global teams." As the Research Assistant for the Visiting PhD Candidate at Babson, Moriah Meyskens, she discovered connections between global enterprises, partnerships and funding to support a PhD dissertation. She also advised the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) D-LAB startup based in India, Zimba, to evaluate their product and sources of funding.
Mercedes has given speeches at the Juliette Low Society Tea and at the Annual Board Meeting for the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York. She is a Posse Foundation Scholar, Goldman Sachs Scholar, a Gold Award recipient and a Girl Scouts / Merrill Lynch IPO Scholar.