Youran (Irene) Wu earned her Bachelor’s degree of economics and mathematics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with a National Scholarship. She spent her junior year in University College London as an affiliate student. Youran led a team to win Honorable Mention in a Mathematical Contest in Modeling in 2014. While taking Stochastic Calculus for Finance, Youran gained additional interest in quantitative finance where various asset-pricing models fascinated her. She interned as an assistant product manager in the wealth management department in Hang Seng Bank where she supported assorted financial products such as CPI, EQI, QDII and local mutual funds. Youran joined the MSCF program to further explore quantitative finance and sharpen her mathematics and programming skills. Upon graduation, Youran is looking to launch a career in front desk trading or quant research.