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

Olga Abrosimova, Two-year MBA '18

Olga Abrosimova

Two-year MBA '18

Amanda Louise Archila, Two-year MBA '18

Amanda Louise Archila

Two-year MBA '18

Gautam Arora, Two-year MBA '18

Gautam Arora

Two-year MBA '18

Bright Botchway, Two-year MBA '18

Bright Botchway

Two-year MBA '18

Ma. Nicola De Vera, Two-year MBA '18

Ma. Nicola De Vera

Two-year MBA '18

Alexander Dick-Godfrey, Two-year MBA '18

Alexander Dick-Godfrey

Two-year MBA '18

Crosby Ferris Fish, Two-year MBA '18

Crosby Ferris Fish

Two-year MBA '18

James Godbout, Two-year MBA '18

James Godbout

Two-year MBA '18

Fayrouz Hares, Two-year MBA '18

Fayrouz Hares

Two-year MBA '18

Christopher Hooper, Two-year MBA '18

Christopher Hooper

Two-year MBA '18

W. Brian Jung, Two-year MBA '18

W. Brian Jung

Two-year MBA '18

Kevin Kang, Two-year MBA '18

Kevin Kang

Two-year MBA '18

Daniel Kim, Two-year MBA '18

Daniel Kim

Two-year MBA '18

Rodrigo Vieira Kotzias, Two-year MBA '18

Rodrigo Vieira Kotzias

Two-year MBA '18

Jason Andrew Rainer, Two-year MBA '18

Jason Andrew Rainer

Two-year MBA '18

Chip Silverman, Two-year MBA '18

Chip Silverman

Two-year MBA '18

Andrew Witmore Vittetoe, Two-year MBA '18

Andrew Witmore Vittetoe

Two-year MBA '18

Rob Vulaj, Two-year MBA '18

Rob Vulaj

Two-year MBA '18

Class of 2017

Tosin Adeniji, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Tosin Adeniji

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Walter Luis Arteaga, One-year MBA '17

Walter Luis Arteaga

One-year MBA '17

Sam Assaf, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Sam Assaf

Cornell Tech 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 Chan, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Martin Chan

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Srini Chandrasekharan, One-year MBA '17

Srini Chandrasekharan

One-year MBA '17

Anuradha Ganguly, Executive MBA Metro NY '17

Anuradha Ganguly

Executive MBA Metro NY '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

Mehrdad Moghaddam, Two-year MBA '17

Mehrdad Moghaddam

Two-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

German Peralta, Two-year MBA '17

German Peralta

Two-year MBA '17

Anna Poplasky, One-year MBA '17

Anna Poplasky

One-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

Srinath Sampathkumar, One-year MBA '17

Srinath Sampathkumar

One-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

Kunal Rajesh Saravya, One-year MBA '17

Kunal Rajesh Saravya

One-year MBA '17

Rachit Saxena, One-year MBA '17

Rachit Saxena

One-year MBA '17

Sakshi Singh, One-year MBA '17

Sakshi Singh

One-year MBA '17

Natalia Solano Gutierrez, One-year MBA '17

Natalia Solano Gutierrez

One-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

Bharat Wadhwa, One-year MBA '17

Bharat Wadhwa

One-year MBA '17

Vince Wong, Cornell Tech MBA '17

Vince Wong

Cornell Tech MBA '17

Diana Yuan, One-year MBA '17

Diana Yuan

One-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

Student Groups

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