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Baruch College Alumni Named Among New York City's 40 Under 40 Rising Stars



City & State names graduates of Marxe, Weissman and Zicklin schools as “ambitious movers and shakers fighting to improve their communities” 

Four Baruch College alumni—who are under the age of 40—have been named to City & State’s 2019 class of “New York City 40 Under 40 Rising Stars” list.

The alumni—who received undergraduate or graduate degrees from Marxe, Weissman and Zicklin schools—join 36 other notable New Yorkers being recognized for “reenergizing their professions and challenging the status quo.”   According to City & State, “This year’s class of New York City 40 Under 40 Rising Stars has its share of ambitious movers and shakers fighting to improve their communities.”

“40 Under 40 Rising Stars” from Baruch College:

Rowhan Baptiste

Degree: BA ’11, Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

Position: Associate, Communications and Public Affairs, Global Strategy Group—a public affairs, communications, and research firm for companies, causes, and campaigns

Ebony Meeks Laidley

Degree: MPA ’12, Marxe School of Public and International Affairs

Position: Senior Adviser, New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s Office

Gabriela Sandoval Requena

Degree:  BBA ’10, MPA ’13, Zicklin School of Business; Marxe School of Public and International Affairs

Position: Director of Regulatory Affairs and Equity Programs, Somos Community Care, a network of nearly 2,500 providers in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens working to ensure better health care for Medicaid members

India Sneed

Degree: BA ’08, Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

Position: Associate, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, international law firm with offices in 41 locations in the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East

PHOTOS and PROFILES:  Learn more about the four accomplished Baruch alumni in City & State’s “New York City 40 Under 40 Rising Stars” article.

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 (Story published on 11/1/19)

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