Senior Spotlight: Erin Lo

Erin Lo is a senior from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania concentrating in Finance and Management. Here’s a peek into her life as a busy senior!

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When did you get involved with Wharton Women and what has been the best part about the experience?

I got involved with Wharton Women when I was a freshman, because I heard great things about the organization even before I arrived on campus. The best part of Wharton Women has been the amazing people I have met, both through participating on committees and going to events. I also loved being on Exec Board and being able to really influence the direction of the club.

Biggest challenge as VP of Finance?

The biggest challenge was determining how much money should be allocated to each event and rethinking if the previous allocations should be adjusted. You always want each event to be amazing, but you have to be prudent about the best usage of Wharton Women funds.

How do you balance your time between school, clubs and golf?

A well organized Google calendar! Time management has been a work in progress for me and the biggest thing I learned was to account for more time than you think you will need and enough time to travel between commitments.

What was your summer internship last year? Tell us a little bit more about the experience.

I worked at Barclays in Equity Research. It was a really great internship, because I learned how investors think and I got to really see what a first year analyst experiences.

Post graduation plans? What are you most excited about?

I’ll be in New York post graduation, so I’m excited to be moving to the city with friends. I also am excited to spend time with friends and family before starting work.

 Advice for freshman year self?

Know when you need help and find it. Don’t be afraid to share your problems or concerns. I found the most support from friends and upperclassmen when I reached out for advice, and the results were amazing. A lot of your peers are going through the same things. 🙂

Written by Eugenia Carmona Aristeguiet (W’ 20).