Kashif Molwani, a 2017 graduate of Georgia State University, is one of 147 international fellows from 38 countries to be named to the Class of 2020 Schwarzman Scholars, a one-year global affairs master’s degree program in Beijing.
Molwani, 21, was a student in the Honors College at Georgia State and earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from the Robinson College of Business in May 2017. He works as an investment banking analyst, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, for Credit Suisse in New York. He is also the first student from Georgia State ever selected for the prestigious Schwartzman Scholar program.
“My goal as a Schwarzman Scholar is to explore the wide-ranging effects of controlled media in China to become an informed and empathetic corporate executive over the coming years,” Molwani said.
As a Schwarzman Scholar, he was selected from more than 2,800 applicants. He will enroll in August 2019 at Tsinghua University in Beijing and participate in a combination of coursework and cultural immersion designed to prepare future global leaders.
The Schwarzman Scholar program describes its mission as “bringing together the world’s best young minds to explore and understand the economic, political and cultural factors that have contributed to China’s increasing importance as a global power, and to make them more effective as links between China and the rest of the world.”