EMI Fellows

The Emerging Markets Institute Fellows program offers a unique experience for bright and motivated Johnson MBA students to engage in:


To prepare and support business leaders who seek a competitive advantage to become experts in emerging markets.


  • academic credits (Johnson and non-Johnson courses are eligible)
  • Leaders in Emerging Markets course (1 credit course)
  • 2 study trips or one foreign language course plus a study trip or a semester abroad in an emerging market. One year MBAs and EMBA Metro NY only need to complete one study trip.
  • Service to the EMI (e.g. write an article, a case study, participate in research projects, organize academic events, etc)

For more information on applying to the fellows program please read the EMI Fellows Program or send an email to ContactEMI@Cornell.edu


EMI Fellows can avail themselves of the Cañizares Fund and Cunningham Fund during their studies. 

Class of 2018

Daniel Kim, Two-year MBA '18

Daniel Kim

Two-year MBA '18

Class of 2017

Srinath ., One-year MBA '17

Srinath .

One-year MBA '17

Olga Abrosimova, Two-year MBA '17

Olga Abrosimova

Two-year MBA '17

Tosin Adeniji, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Tosin Adeniji

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Ishan Agnihotri, Two-year MBA '17

Ishan Agnihotri

Two-year MBA '17

Varun Ahuja, One-year MBA '17

Varun Ahuja

One-year MBA '17

Leonardo Aio, One-year MBA '17

Leonardo Aio

One-year MBA '17

Sergio Enrique Araoz, Executive MBA Americas '17

Sergio Enrique Araoz

Executive MBA Americas '17

Joseph Augustine, One-year MBA '17

Joseph Augustine

One-year MBA '17

Asya Bashina, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Asya Bashina

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Anusha Bhatnagar, One-year MBA '17

Anusha Bhatnagar

One-year MBA '17

Ross Harris Brown, Two-year MBA '17

Ross Harris Brown

Two-year MBA '17

Martin Po Hong Chan, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Martin Po Hong Chan

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Srini Chandrasekharan, One-year MBA '17

Srini Chandrasekharan

One-year MBA '17

Charles Cooper, Executive MBA Metro NY '17

Charles Cooper

Executive MBA Metro NY '17

Mehul Madan Dixit, One-year MBA '17

Mehul Madan Dixit

One-year MBA '17

Swapnil Gugnani, One-year MBA '17

Swapnil Gugnani

One-year MBA '17

Sam Haveson, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Sam Haveson

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Hsiang-Yu Huang, One-year MBA '17

Hsiang-Yu Huang

One-year MBA '17

Jay A. Joshi, Two-year MBA '17

Jay A. Joshi

Two-year MBA '17

Manas Kapoor, One-year MBA '17

Manas Kapoor

One-year MBA '17

Vincent K. Kapur, Two-year MBA '17

Vincent K. Kapur

Two-year MBA '17

Maximillain A. Kaye, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Maximillain A. Kaye

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Rebecca Kim, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Rebecca Kim

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Alan Lau, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Alan Lau

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Nhung Hong Le, Two-year MBA '17

Nhung Hong Le

Two-year MBA '17

Katherine Leonetti, Two-year MBA '17

Katherine Leonetti

Two-year MBA '17

Tejaswini Marathe, Two-year MBA '17

Tejaswini Marathe

Two-year MBA '17

Katherine C. McGuire, Two-year MBA '17

Katherine C. McGuire

Two-year MBA '17

Cody Mitchell, Two-year MBA '17

Cody Mitchell

Two-year MBA '17

Mehrdad Moghaddam, Two-year MBA '17

Mehrdad Moghaddam

Two-year MBA '17

Atul Mohan, Two-year MBA '17

Atul Mohan

Two-year MBA '17

Jean Moirez, One-year MBA '17

Jean Moirez

One-year MBA '17

Abhiram Muddu, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Abhiram Muddu

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Pidchapon Niruthisard, Two-year MBA '17

Pidchapon Niruthisard

Two-year MBA '17

Carlos Palacios Tayro, Two-year MBA '17

Carlos Palacios Tayro

Two-year MBA '17

Narayan Parasuram, Two-year MBA '17

Narayan Parasuram

Two-year MBA '17

German Peralta, Two-year MBA '17

German Peralta

Two-year MBA '17

Huong Holly Pham, Two-year MBA '17

Huong Holly Pham

Two-year MBA '17

Anna Poplasky, One-year MBA '17

Anna Poplasky

One-year MBA '17

Carlos Mauricio Poullet, Two-year MBA '17

Carlos Mauricio Poullet

Two-year MBA '17

Alex Prounis, Two-year MBA '17

Alex Prounis

Two-year MBA '17

Ashish Kaushal Ranjan, One-year MBA '17

Ashish Kaushal Ranjan

One-year MBA '17

Meghana Reddy, Two-year MBA '17

Meghana Reddy

Two-year MBA '17

Steven Zhong Ren, One-year MBA '17

Steven Zhong Ren

One-year MBA '17

L. Aidan Renaghan, Two-year MBA '17

L. Aidan Renaghan

Two-year MBA '17

Ivan Monteiro Santos, One-year MBA '17

Ivan Monteiro Santos

One-year MBA '17

Mario M. Saravia, Two-year MBA '17

Mario M. Saravia

Two-year MBA '17

Pratham Sarin, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Pratham Sarin

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Rachit Saxena, One-year MBA '17

Rachit Saxena

One-year MBA '17

Jacob Jelin Schwarz, Two-year MBA '17

Jacob Jelin Schwarz

Two-year MBA '17

Natalia Solano Gutierrez, One-year MBA '17

Natalia Solano Gutierrez

One-year MBA '17

Erik Suspanic, Two-year MBA '17

Erik Suspanic

Two-year MBA '17

Nikhil Swaminathan, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Nikhil Swaminathan

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Wilkeiy Tan, Two-year MBA '17

Wilkeiy Tan

Two-year MBA '17

Andrew Witmore Vittetoe, Two-year MBA '17

Andrew Witmore Vittetoe

Two-year MBA '17

Bharat Wadhwa, One-year MBA '17

Bharat Wadhwa

One-year MBA '17

Vince Wong, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Vince Wong

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Mr Peng Wu, Two-year MBA '17

Mr Peng Wu

Two-year MBA '17

Chao Yi, Two-year MBA '17

Chao Yi

Two-year MBA '17

Ms Diana Yuan, One-year MBA '17

Ms Diana Yuan

One-year MBA '17

Ms Eva Zhang, Two-year MBA '17

Ms Eva Zhang

Two-year MBA '17

Morgan Yi, MBA '14

“EMI introduced me to a London-based Pan African Private Equity firm for a summer position in strategic planning at a winery in Ethiopia.”

- Morgan Yi, MBA '14
EMI Fellow

Johnson Students Featured on ETV Ghana

Johnson students were featured on ETV Ghana during their January 2013 visit to StratComm Africa, a communications consulting firm owned by Cornell alumna Esther Cobbah.

Student Groups

The Emerging Markets Institute maintains strong ties with student business associations, and often jointly plans speaking events and panel discussions, such as: