Class of 2018
Yao Wei graduated Summa Cum Laude from University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics/economics and a minor in statistics. During her undergraduate study, the intensive exposure to financial mathematics and statistical models in finance aroused her passion in applying her quantitative skills to the financial field. Before joining the program, Yao worked as a M&A junior analyst, where she gained insights into M&A industry and private equity. She was also a member of UCLA Bruin Actuarial Society since 2013 and passed two Society of Actuaries preliminary exams. Yao joined the MSCF program to further strengthen her quantitative background, and to seek a career in asset or risk management.