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Social Media Assistant

United States
May 24, 2018

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Penny Zheng



Babson College, School of Business, B.S., Expected May 2020, Babson College Presidential Grant

Areas of Interest: Economics & Law

Graduate Summer Program, Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 2016

Comparative Philosophy Summer Program, Beijing University, 2014

#Work Experience

Project Assistant, MIT Design Lab June - August 2017 *Subject to NDA

Performed due diligence on, evaluated, and provided technology platform design proposals and industry analysis to lab senior partners and regional CEOs of portfolio companies.

Data Analyst, Gazetteer Project, Economics Dept., Harvard University January-April 2017

Studied China’s reforms through county-level and city-level historical documents; created a socio-economic database using excel; evaluated various economic policies qualitatively and quantitatively.

Caixin Business Magazine Interview Assistant, Talks with Top Thinkers August 2017

Interviewed top economists including Robert Shiller (Nobel Prize laureate), Peter Temin (Former Econ Dept. head at MIT), Dani Roderick, John Campbell, and Kenneth Rogoff on global finance for Caixin, one of China’s top business magazines.

Business Development Summer Intern, Hilton Shanghai July - August 2014

Tom’s BaoBao Social Media Marketing Part-time September 2017 – present

Product Designer, Epson Illustrated product T637A

#Other Experience

Co-founder, MyBabsonDesigns, A Student-run Venture January 2016 - April 2017

Co-created a design consulting company that helped connect student designers with local businesses in need of design solutions; fundraised over $3000 and gained 23 sales.

Harvard Law School Hankun Entrepreneurship Symposium 2018 Organizer & Volunteer

Harvard Chinese Students and Scholars Associations Charity Run 2017 Organizer & Volunteer

Harvard Model United Nations 2013 Organizer & Head Delegate


2nd Prize at 2013 International Business Simulation Competition, King’s College, Canada; 3rd place at MIT Connected Care Hackathon (in honor of Bill Mitchell) 2017; Amsterdam Light Festival 2018 Finalist.

#Skills & Languages

Excel, Minitab, Bloomberg Market Concept, Real Estate Financial Modeling, Photoshop, InDesign, GIS. Mandarin native speaker.

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