top of page



Want to attend?
Get free GYEF membership
by heading over to the "Get Involved" tab

       September 2020 - May 2023
Monthly Events: 50 Events and Counting!

GYEF Lecture Series: Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy

Sunday, April 16th, 2023

This event will be centered on discussing the different aspects of monetary policy and the inner workings of the federal reserve system. Our speaker is Mohammad Maaz Rehan who is a Capital Markets Trading Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York where he merges his knowledge and expertise in public policy with financial markets, economics, and monetary policy. In his current role, he covers Cross Markets while focusing on Mortgage Backed Securities for the Federal Reserve's System Open Market Account (SOMA portfolio).

GYEF In Person: PwC NYC Headquarters Tour!

Tuesday, April 11th, 2023

GYEF Members have an exclusive opportunity to be taken on a 1-hour tour at PwC's New York City headquarters at 300 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017 (located in Grand Central - 42 Street). This is a great enrichment opportunity to learn more about PwC, see the inner workings of a prominent "Big Four" public accounting firm, and network with fellow professionals and peers. Note: This in-person event occurs during spring break for most schools and colleges though you should double-check your own academic calendars. 

GYEF Real Estate Bootcamp with Brandon Rabe 

Sunday, March 19th, 2023

Our speaker, Brandon Rabe, is a Real Estate Investing Coach, Real Estate Investor, and the founder of REI Charge, a real estate investing boot camp.

GYEF Lecture Series: Economic Growth/Development

Sunday, February 19th, 2023

Our speaker, Karna Basu, received his BA in Economics and Mathematics at Yale, a Ph.D. in Economics at MIT, and worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at UChicago and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Economics at Hunter College and as a Faculty Associate at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute. He will discuss the topic: Economic Growth/Development. 

GYEF: Internships and Jobs in High School

Saturday, January 21st, 2023

Hear from Annitha, our student brand representative on TikTok and success coach, about finding internships and jobs in high school! Don't miss out - this is the prime time to look for summer opportunities.  

GYEF: Corporate and Investment Banking at Citigroup

Sunday, November 20th, 2022 

Hear from Joshua, a current Corporate and Investment Banking Analyst at Citigroup for details about his journey in finance! 

GYEF Professional Development Workshop: LinkedIn 101

Saturday, November 19th, 2022 

Members were able to learn more about creating their own LinkedIn account, upping their personal branding online, and more with Nowyshin: GYEF's head of marketing/HR development :)

GYEF In Person: Accenture Headquarters Tour! 

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022 

Members have an exclusive opportunity to be taken on a 1-hour tour of Accenture's Manhattan headquarters. Accenture is a tech and consulting firm.  

GYEF Professional Development Workshop: Canva/Design 101

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022 

Members were able to learn more about Canva functions, the process of graphic design, incorporating psychology with graphic design, knowing your audience, the gestalt theory, and more! 

GYEF X Google Event Collaboration Featuring Customer Engineer Specialist 

Sunday, August 28th, 2022 

Members were able to learn, network, and discuss with Google's Head of Customer Engineering who is a highly successful cloud platform specialist with a 25-year record of aligning key business initiatives with cutting-edge technology solutions. We discussed the cloud, business strategy, working at Google, networking, personal branding, and the different career opportunities available at Google!

GYEF X Accenture Panel 

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022 

Accenture is a Global Fortune 500 Company that specializes in technology and consulting. Panel featuring Accenture employees who come from diverse backgrounds. 

Personal Branding & Marketing

Saturday, April 9th, 2022 

With Janjay Sherman, Marketing Strategist at Square 

International Relations & Business with Baobab Consulting 

Saturday, March 26th, 2022 

With Baobab Consulting Group, an Africa-focused social impact firm

Entrepreneurship & Social Impact with George Tsiatis  

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 

With George Tsiatis, CEO of the Resolution Project, about startups and social entrepreneurship 

Venturing Beyond: Career in Economics after College 

Saturday, July 17th, 2021 

Josue is a teaching assistant at NYU and a Ph.D. candidate in Economics. He is an experienced economist professional with experience in quantitative analysis and research with a focus on macroeconomics, finance, and real estate. 

Business, Finance, Economics Career Workshop 

Saturday, July 10th, 2021

We have various panelists joining us to have an interactive session with breakout rooms. We have Marc Rosen representing Finance who is the VP of Goldman Sachs: High Yield Credit Trading. Next, we have Spencer for Business who is a product manager at Superconductive. We have Celine for Business who works in product management and analytics at Capital One. Dana for Economics whom is the chief economist and the conference board and a Global Economist at Citi. Last but not least, we have Christine who is the CEO & Business Negotiation Strategist at Venn Negotiation. 

Career Coaching with Kristina Hu 

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 

Kristina worked in various roles including data analytics, operations, business development, product management, and Uber, and worked as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley. Currently, she is an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School. 

Personal Finance

Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Garrett is a financial professional at Peachtree Planning. His work helps businesses create opportunities to build wealth and align their finances to their values and address various aspects of risk. 

The World of Finance and Internships 

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

Oskar is working at Google in Capital Markets and Investments and has worked at BMO, JP Morgan, and S&P Global in the past. He graduated from Columbia University with a concentration in Financial Economics, Math, and Business Management and from the Juilliard School. 

Fireside Chat with Allison
​Saturday, April 24th, 2021
Allison is an economist and the author of an award-winning book, "An Economist Walks into a Brothel". She is also the Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a City Journal Contributing Editor

Fireside Chat with Risha

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Risha has been an Associate @ McKinsey & Company, Senior Product Manager @ Amazon AWS, Team Lead @ Goodera, Intern(Global Tech)-Barclays and has an MBA @ Wharton for Entrepreneurship Studies and Business Analytics.


College Admissions Workshop
Friday, April 9th, 2021

Business/Economics oriented college admissions workshop.


AMA: Career Path in Economics

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

Alyssa is a current senior attending Boston University, majoring in economics and double minoring in business and international relations. She will discuss different careers for prospective econ majors, landing jobs/internships in the post COVID world, college admissions, and then open Q & A forum!

Interview with Sonia

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

Sonia is an MBA candidate at the Wharton School, an Investment Banking Summer Associate at Evercore, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Manager at NBC, Financial Analyst of Strategy & Business Development at HBO

AMA + SAT Crash Course

Saturday, March 20th, 2021

Isabella is a current junior at NYU Stern majoring in Business & Political Science. 4:00-4:30: Isabella's SAT crash course presentation who scored a 1550, 4:40-5:00: live audience Q & A. Watch the recording here


AMA Series: Career Journey in Finance

Saturday, March 13th, 2021
Discussion on Malavika's career journey in finance. Our speaker, Malavika studied at the University of Chicago, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Minor in Philosophy and is currently an Investment Banking Analyst @ Morgan Stanley
Navigating Internships and Networking 
Sunday, February 28th, 2021
Talk regarding the tips for landing internships and networking during COVID. The Baruch Investment Management Group is a fund run by students at Baruch College that manages $550,000 of the school's endowment fund. Karishma is also an incoming investment banking analyst at the Bank of Montreal!
Managing Finances in College and Beyond 
Saturday, February 20th, 2021
Join us on February 20th at 5 PM EST to hear us discuss with our panelists from top-tier colleges about managing finances in college and beyond. This event is part of a larger conference that is hosted by the BEAM community. 
Intersection of Machine Learning and Economics 
Saturday, February 6th, 2021
Join us on February 6th at 6 PM EDT to hear a talk regarding the intersection of machine learning and economics by our speaker Nabib who is a current Project Manager at Harvard. He is well versed in computer science, economics, and data analytics! 
Q & A with Incoming JP Morgan Analyst! 
Saturday, January 23rd, 2021
Join us on January 23rd at 5 PM EDT to ask any and all questions for our guest speaker! 
College Q & A session 

Saturday, January 9th, 2021

Join us on January 9th at 5 PM EDT to ask any questions regarding the college admissions process to our panelists: Clara, bachelors from UChicago, research at Stanford, Ph.D. at Dartmouth. Olivia Sally: Coca Cola Scholar, Yale '24, Francine Dong: Wharton '21, Mikhail: Princeton '24
International Trade in the Digital Age

International Trade in the Digital Age
Saturday, January 9th, 2021 
Learn more about International Trade in the Digital Age. Speaker: Ayobami. Ayobami is an applied macroeconomist and policy analyst with extensive experience in teaching, researching, and consultancy. 

Affordable Housing Crisis & Urban Renewal
Saturday, December 19th, 2020
Speaker: Evan Kaufman. 
Investment Management
Sunday, December 13th, 2020
Speaker: Cristian Raygoza. Current Investment Analyst at AIG                                            
Experiences studying Economics, Different Career Paths in Finance
Marketing Career Paths and Industry Today
Saturday, December 5th, 2020
Incoming Summer Analyst at Goldman Sachs. Speaker: Gary Pesola 
Marketing career path and the current state of the industry.
Multicultural Marketing and Advertising
Monday, November 30th, 2020
Speaker: Monique Nelson/Chair & Chief Executive Officer of UniWorld Group, Inc., the longest standing Multicultural Marketing and Advertising Company in the US
Market Research Methods Regarding Middle Eastern Tech Ecosystems
Event with Steven Turner
Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
Speaker: Steven Terner. Founder of Iranian Economic Report. CEO/International Business Consultant at Steven Terner, LLC where he identifies business partners, negotiate contracts, design, oversee and guide products/services.
Economist's role in Central Banks & Monetary Policy
Saturday, November 21st, 2020
Speaker: Sylverie Herberts. Education: Columbia & Cornell. Experiences in federal banks, research assistant at Cornell, currently an economist. 
Navigating through the Educational and Professional World.
Sunday, November 15th, 2020
Speaker: Josh Larky discusses College Admissions, Jobs/Internships, Extracurriculars in College
360 Degree Marketing
Being Unique in College Admissions
Sunday, November 8th, 2020
Speaker: Arabella Pollock. Distinguished Lecturer & Director of Business Certificate at Hunter College.
Being Unique in College Admissions

UC Berkeley Event
Sunday, October 25th, 2020
Speaker: UC Berkeley Undergrad: Majoring in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration. 
Virtual Payments & the Economy
Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
Speaker: Alyss Vavricka. Vice President of Extend
College Admissions Process
Sunday, October 18th, 2020
Speaker: Andre Gill. CEO of APG College Admissions Consultants. 
Financial Engineering
Monday, October 12th, 2020
Speaker: Jon Kaufman. Professor of Quantitative Finance & Financial Engineering @ Stevens Insititute of Technology
Behavioral Economics
Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
Speaker: Damini Dabholkar. MSc Applied Economics @ NTU.
College Admissions Process

Sunday, October 4th, 2020

Speaker: Tara Brasfield/College Admissions Counselor. A recording is available HERE

What is Money?

Friday, September 25th, 2020

Speaker: Edward Einhouse, Professor at Fingerlakes Community College, AP Micro Reader. A recording is available HERE

An Entrepreneurial Mindset & The Intangibles of Success

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Speaker: Sameer Somal, Keynote Speaker, CEO & Co-founder of Blue Ocean Global Technology. A recording is available HERE

Behavioral Science Through The Looking Glass

Watch a recording by George Elerick, a keynote speaker, on the topic of Behavioral Science! A recording is available HERE

Ivy League Undergraduate Panel

Sunday, September 13th, 2020

Join us for a live Q & A regarding the college admissions process, from 8 PM-9 PM on September 13th. We have panelists from Harvard, Cornell, Brown, and UPenn to answer any and all questions you may have. A recording is available HERE

Economic History & the Economics of the European Commission

Saturday, September 12th, 2020

Join us for a lecture regarding Economic History & the Economics of the European Commission, from 11 AM-12 PM EDT on September 12th. We will be having Jan Luksic joining us who currently works as an economist at the European Commission, Brussel. 


Want to set up an event with us or have any questions regarding GYEF? Contact us at:! We usually respond within 24 hours :) 

bottom of page