Meet the Class of 2022

Carmina Raquel

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Majors: Finance and Biology

Activities & Honors:

  • Captain – Varsity Volleyball
  • Second in the Ivy League in digs (2019)
  • Co-Founder – Feed2Succeed Fund (nonprofit)
  • Member – Roy & Diana Vagelos Dual Degree Program for Life Sciences and Management
  • Member/Philanthropy Committee – Chi Omega

Hobbies:  Spikeball, hiking, road trips, crocheting, and teaching myself songs on the piano/guitar
Favorite Books: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston and Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Favorite Movies: She’s The Man, Nocturnal Animals, and Flipped
Favorite Food: Annie’s Mac and Cheese & mashed potatoes
Favorite Quote: “Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” – William Shakespeare (but I learned it from She’s The Man)
“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

Plans After Penn:  I will be doing Corporate & Investment Banking at MUFG (rotational program across different industry verticals but hoping to land in healthcare).