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Alumnus of the Week

Every Baruch alumnus has a story to tell.

Read about a number of our successful alumni through our 'Alumnus of the Week' feature. Whether it's professional accomplishments, serving the community, or realizing other personal goals, these alumni have all found success through their unique endeavors.

In addition, check out more alumni profiles from the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs and Weissman Graduate Career Services

Alumna Lakimja Mattocks

Lakimja Mattocks (MPA '14) has made a difference in the nonprofit sector, working on programs that impact youth and community development and racial equity. Read more >

Alumna Nabila Sheikh

Nabila Sheikh (MS ’09) has always looked at organizations strategically and found ways to improve efficiency and talent. Find out how her MS from Baruch’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences helps her in her career at PepsiCo and why she volunteers to give back.

Alumna Marline Alexander

In honor of National Mentoring Month, we’re highlighting an alumna who embodies what it means to help the next generation: Marline Alexander (’90), a longtime mentor in the Financial Women’s Association (FWA) mentoring program at Baruch College. Read more >

Shawn Ramsingh

A proud Baruch alumnus, Shawn Ramsingh (’07) is passionate about giving back to the LGBTQ community. Learn more about his outreach, as well as his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. 

Alumnus Juan Cano

Juan Cano (’07, MBA ’19) is a fierce advocate of paying it forward. The double alumnus chats about how Baruch impacted his life – and why he feels compelled to help the next generation of students.  

Alumna Gizelle Lugo

Gizelle Lugo (’12) works at The Dr. Oz Show and also mentors SEEK students in an initiative called Shadow Partners, where she provides them with insight on her day-to-day routine at work and advises them on how to pave their own paths.

Jimmy Vora

Jimmy Vora (’08) discusses his time at Baruch and how he is giving back to the college through Shadow Partners – an initiative that pairs students from the SEEK program with alumni mentors to visit them at their office and get a firsthand look at their career. 

Alumna Bethany Nelson Headshot

This outgoing alumna chats about her role at Summer Search, where she manages youth mentors, and why she finds it rewarding to providing outreach to underserved populations.Read more >