Puyuwen Zhang graduated magna cum laude from New York University in 2015, with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Economics. During her undergraduate study, she passed both of the Society of Actuaries exams, through which she developed a keen interest in quantitative finance. Puyuwen started to build a firm quantitative foundation by taking courses in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, and Computer Science. She then joined the MSCF program in hopes to further deepen her knowledge about the financial markets and strengthen her quantitative skills. Upon graduation, she seeks a career in quantitative trading, quantitative research, or asset management.