Bryn Mawr at Work Series


Bryn Mawr at Work Series

Global Alumnae Career Networking Events


Exploring Careers in CHINA

An international career focused conversation with:  

Danny Tang ’07

A native of Guizhou, China, Danny graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 2007 with a double major in Economics and Mathematics. Upon graduation, Danny joined KKR Financial, an affiliated group of Kohlberg, Kravis & Co. in San Francisco to work on fixed income investments and later relocated to KKR’s Beijing office to work on private equity opportunities in mainland China. In 2010 Danny left KKR and joined CDB Capital, an investment subsidiary of China Development Bank, where she has been working as an investment professional. Danny now lives and works in Shanghai.


Date: Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Time: 10:00 P.M – 11:00 P.M (EST)

Location: Dalton 300


(Space is limited: 20 students)


Bryn Mawr at Work- Danny

Skype conversation with Danny Tang ’07.
(Photo- Andrea Parra ’13)




Exploring Careers in Latin America: MEXICO

An international career focused conversation with: 

Edith V. Avilés de Kostes ‘88

Managing Director, Financial Sponsors Coverage Group of BNP Paribas


Edith Avilés de Kostes ‘88 is a Managing Director in the Financial Sponsors Coverage Group of BNP Paribas’ Corporate & Investment Banking Group. She focuses on large international private equity funds, targeting investment banking products to meet client needs. BNP Paribas is the fifth largest company in the banking industry worldwide. Headquartered in Paris, it has operations in over 85 countries.

Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Ms. Avilés de Kostes was a Principal of D.F. Hadley & Co., a boutique investment and merchant bank. She holds an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvanian.


* PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed. Students who signed up will be notified of new event date.*

Date: Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Time: 11:00 A.M – 12:00 P.M (EST)

Location: Taylor Seminar Room (2nd floor)


(Space is limited: 8 students)



Exploring Careers in Indonesia:

 Pushing Sustainability in an Emerging Economy — One Woman’s Professional Journey

Isna Marifa ’85

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Isna 2

Isna Marifa holds an MSc in Technology and Policy (1987) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor degree in Geology (1985) from Bryn Mawr College (USA). Her professional career started at the US Agency for International Development in Jakarta, where she was involved in natural resource management. Following that, she worked as an advisor at the Ministry of Environment under CIDA’s Environment and Development in Indonesia Project. She then moved to Mobil Oil Indonesia, as environmental advisor. In 1995, she and several colleagues established a private firm providing environmental consultancy and training services. Through various activities, Isna Marifa conducts policy studies and provides inputs to the government, and in turn observes the impact of policies at the local level and on the private sector.


Date: Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Time: 4:00 P.M – 5:00 P.M (EST)

Location: Park (TBD)

Refreshments will be served.

*Open to all students.*