Columbia ’14, Computer Science & Political Science
Arvin Ahmadi grew up in the Washington, DC area. He has been involved with Ivy Council since the summer of 2011, when he attended the Ivy-China RME program. Arvin has interned at various New York startups as well as AOL Ventures and TDF Ventures. He is the founder of Students for New York and a former blogger and columnist for the Columbia Daily Spectator. He once co-founded a short-lived satire publication at Columbia.
Cornell ’15, Government & Sociology
Jessica Barragan grew up in the small town of Stratford, Connecticut. At Cornell, Jessica is a junior double majoring in Government and Sociology and minoring in both Law and Society and Inequality Studies. She has been involved with Ivy Council since her freshmen year, participating in the Ivy-China Research, Mentorship, and Exchange program and previously serving on the steering board as Head Delegate for Cornell. Outside of Ivy Council, Jessica is actively involved on campus with organizations such as the Kappa Alpha Pi Pre-Law Fraternity, La Asociación Latina, and the Public Service Center Scholars program. She has also been named a Meinig Family Cornell National Scholar and a Ronald E. McNair Research Scholar. On her free time, Jessica enjoys reading, travelling, and exercising.
Vice President – External Affairs
Dartmouth ’14, Economics
Alex Tsu is from Saratoga, CA, a suburban town on the edge of Silicon Valley. On campus, he has served as Treasurer and Secretary of the Class of 2014, Vice President of the Dartmouth Asian Organization, an admissions office tour guide, and Advertisement Chair for Programming Board, the Dartmouth organization that invites major artists such as A$AP Rocky, Ke$ha, and Avicii to campus. He is a diehard Golden State Warriors fan, avid poet, daily tech blog reader, and freelance graphic designer. Alex has previously served as Vice President for External Affairs and Communications.
Harvard ’16, Applied Math & Economics
Yale ’15, Economics & French
Bianca is from northern Virginia, right outside of DC. At Yale, she is double majoring in Economics and French. She also serves on the board of Yale Undergraduate Organizations Committee and Dean’s Office Financial Aid Standing Committee. She’s been involved with Ivy Council since her freshman year, participating in Ivy-China Wuhan exchange (summer 2012) as well. Bianca enjoys playing her violin, dancing, traveling, and pulling casual all-nighters.
Brown ’14, Cognitive Neuroscience