Economics Society

The Economics Society offers its members a forum to discuss current events through an economic lens, speaker events, advice on internship and academic planning, and networking opportunities. Students of all majors and years are welcome to join. 

2024-2025 Meetings: Biweekly in Herbst 337 from 8:00-9:00 PM on Mondays. 

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Meet our Executive Board for 2024-25!

President: Viren Chainani

Viren Chainani

I am a junior majoring in Economics with a minor in Computer Science. I have a passion for markets and decision making, and hope to foster a greater appreciation for Economics and bridge the gap between academic research and undergraduates through Economics Society meetings!

Vice-President: John Doran

John Doran

John Doran is a junior economics major with a minor in data analytics. He is the Vice-President of the Economics Society and is also a member of the Finance Society. Apart from academics, he enjoys hiking and reading. He is excited to expand his knowledge of the financial industry, where he hopes to pursue a career in the future.

Social Media Coordinator: Shahad Faiz

Shahad Faiz

Shahad Faiz is an Economics major from Monroe, CT. He is excited to be the Social Media Coordinator for the UConn Economics Society, and in his free time, he enjoys painting and playing volleyball.

Secretary: Katrina Melnik

Katrina Melnik

Katrina is a current sophomore majoring in Economics and minoring in Mathematics. She hopes to build a career in the banking and finance industry and is also a member of UCONN’s Hillside Ventures. Outside of school, she enjoys reading, painting, and cooking.

Treasurer: Christine Sangphet

Christine Sangphet

Christine is a senior pursuing a dual degree in economics and applied mathematical sciences. She hopes to establish a career in the field of data science, where she aims to integrate analytical solutions into the development and implementation of business decisions. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, snowboarding, and traveling.