Meet the Class of 2018

36 members representing and a voice for more than 35 different Penn groups

Akhil Chakravarti

Friar Name: Friar Chak
Hometown: Marlboro, NJ
Major: Roy and Diana Vagelos Life Sciences & Management Program (Biology, Business Analytics, Healthcare Management & Policy)

Activities & Honors:

  • Chair, Artistic Director – Penn Dhamaka
  • Mentor – PEER Mentoring Program
  • Graduate – Asian Pacific American Leadership Initiative (APALI)
  • Member – South Asia Society
  • Consultant – Small Business Development Center
  • Research Assistant – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Oracle Senior Society

Favorite Book: Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Favorite Movie(s): The Lion King
Favorite Food: Thai or Mexican (or both @Cucina Zapata)
Favorite Quote: “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” ~ Ronald Reagan

Plans After Penn: Currently working on that!