Mita Sharma '08 has been selected to participate in the annual Goldman Sachs Global Leadership Institute, which will take place this July in New York City. At the Institute, she will meet leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors to learn about leadership and global issues. Sharma was previously chosen for the Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program, an international competition that recognizes academic excellence and leadership potential. She is one of 16 U.S. honorees, from which only 8 were selected to attend the July institute. Sharma intends to major in neuroscience and minor in chemistry.
Errik Anderson, Daniella Reichstetter, Andrew Smith, Keith White, and Mclean Wilson, all first-year students at the Tuck School, recently won the grand prize at the three-day Rice Business Plan Competition in Houston, Texas. Their winning company, Advanced Transit Enterprises LLC, is dedicated to improving fuel efficiency in the trucking industry through the commercialization of patented aerodynamics technology for tractor-trailers. The grand prize was valued at over $165,000, including a cash prize sponsored by Shell Technology Ventures and a $100,000 investment from the GOOSE Society of Texas. Tuck's team was sponsored by the MBA Program Office and the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship. Gregg Fairbrothers '76, adjunct professor of business administration, served as an advisor to the company.
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Last Updated: 12/17/08