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Surayya Walters


Surayya Walters is a graduate of The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, where she studied Marketing and Management with a minor in Urban Education Policy & Research. During her time at Penn, she served as an opinion columnist for The Daily Pennsylvanian and co-chair of The Wharton, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Group. In these roles, she advocated tirelessly for greater awareness of diversity on Penn’s campus. Her student leadership efforts led her to receive The Vice Dean’s Award for Service to The Wharton School and The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service To The University of Pennsylvania. She has broad career interests, which include entrepreneurship, politics, marketing and media, and academia. Currently, she is working as a market research analyst. For her HIA action project, she hopes to launch a new organization that promotes economic equity in underserved (BIPOC) communities.


Updated May 2022