Panel to Explore Quantitative Finance Careers, Sept. 21

Want to learn more about the world of quantitative finance? A panel discussion titled “How I Became A Quant,” on Tuesday, Sept. 21, is designed for students interested in the field.

A panel of financial engineers with various specialties will offer a personal perspective on careers in quantitative finance. The panelists will share their experiences within the rapidly growing field and engage in a moderated discussion, with plenty of time for student questions. Confirmed panelists include Mike Rierson, head of research, index, and model-based portfolios at asset management firm BlackRock and Swaroop Yalla, a research analyst at Morgan Stanley.

The event will be held in Andersen Auditorium. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., the program begins at 6 p.m., and a reception follows at 7:30 p.m. This event, which is also a networking opportunity for students and alumni, is presented by the International Association of Financial Engineers Education Committee and the Fischer Black Memorial Foundation.

For more information and to register, visit http://iafe.org/html/09212010.php.

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