Carnegie Mellon University

Qianya Sun

Qianya Maggie Sun

Class of 2018


Qianya (Maggie) Sun graduated with distinction from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics and a Master of Science in actuarial science. While at the University of Iowa, Maggie received the Robert Taylor Award twice for outstanding academic performance and served as the Vice President of Actuarial Science Club. Her interest in fixed income and financial modeling was enhanced by her experience at Transamerica Life Insurance Company as an actuarial analyst, where she conducted cash-flow testing on fixed annuity products and assisted senior members in implementing a static hedging strategy for variable annuity products to reduce capital reserve. After attaining the Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) designation, Maggie joined the MSCF program to further develop her programming and quantitative skills. Upon graduation, Maggie seeks a career in quant strats, structuring and asset management.