Fellow:Rakshitha Rajasekaran

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Rakshitha Rajasekaran
School (Cohort)
Fordham University (2023 cohort)
Majoring in
Global Business
United States


Rakshitha Rajasekaran is a eager, hardworking student currently studying at Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business. She became a UIF Fellow Candidate during the summer of 2023, along with a team including Emma Foley, Luigi Di Sanzo, and Nishka Singh.

Originally from New Orleans, she graduated from Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies with Honors before moving to Manhattan to continue her undergraduate studies. In high school, she performed academically by being named to the honor roll every consecutive year, taking 7 AP classes, and scoring a 35 on the ACT. Outside of academics, she was a member (and later Captain) of varsity dance team, a player of Academic Games, and studied vocal music for 10 years.

As a current Gabelli student, Rakshitha is pursuing a major in Global Business with a concentration in Global Finance and Business Economics. In addition to being an achieving academic student, she also participates in clubs on campus, such as Desi C.H.A.I., Women in Finance and Economics, and Dean's Council.


- Woolworth Award

- National Merit Finalist

- 3.9 Cumulative GPA

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