Aditi Vashist

Business Administration | Entering Year: 2018

Aditi is an Organizational Behavior Ph.D. student at the Olin Business School, where her research focus is intersectional diversity and inequality in organizations.  She is particularly interested in the experiences of women across race and status categories, and developing evidence-based solutions for their empowerment through inclusive representation that goes beyond the surface-level.  She has a decade of experience developing, analyzing, and communicating technical and abstract economic, legislative, mathematical, scientific, and psychological analyses.  Professionals across industries have benefited from her work including corporate executives, federal government legislators, public-policy professionals, college students, and theatergoers. 
Aditi was a Founding Principal at District Economics Group, an economic consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., and previously worked as a Quantitative Economics and Statistics Senior Analyst at Ernst & Young.  She earned a Masters in Applied Economics from the Johns Hopkins University, and a Masters in Mathematics from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.  Aditi grew up in India and China, and initially came to the United States for her undergraduate career.  She earned an A.B.-M.A. dual degree, summa cum laude, in Mathematics, Physics, and Theater from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.