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About the Scholar: Marielle Alvino

Marielle Alvino GS' 17 is a Financial Economics senior from Lima, Peru. Before transferring to Columbia from Brown University, she took time off to serve as the CFO of Jazz House, a Latin-American based non-profit promoting non-violence through the arts among at-risk youth. She is interested in issues of economic inclusion, income inequality, financial regulation, and indigenous rights in emerging countries. In her spare time she tries to keep up with her family's jazz obsession, and her mother's love for translation and interpretation. Her writing has been published in SOMOS Literary Magazine and Global Conversation