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UChicago Innovator-A Career Panel with Fintech Startup Tala
Participate in a career panel event with Santa Monica based startup Tala, one of the top 50 fintech companies in the world, according to Forbes. Find out how Tala is disrupting finance and making social impact.

Cost: $4/UChicago alumni; $12/general (includes light food and drinks)


Stop by Silicon Beach after work to attend a career panel event with local startup Tala, one of the top 50 fintech companies in the world, according to Forbes. Tala (formerly Inventure) utilizes mobile technology and data science to bring financial empowerment to those in developing countries. Panel members will include Tala employees involved in product management, coding, data science, and global operations.

UChicago grad Haijing (Crystal) Huang, AB‘10, will moderate the panel. Crystal studied economics at UChicago and is currently a PhD candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her research areas include behavioral health economics and income inequality in developing nations. Before RAND, Crystal worked at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where she conducted impact evaluations for IDB projects and a joint project with the World Bank.

6:00-6:30 p.m. - Networking
6:30-7:30 p..m. - Panel Discussion
7:30-8:00 p.m. - Q & A

Parking: There are several Santa Monica parking garages available near Tala. Click here for more information. 

Event Contact
Shirley Sung, AB'05
Staff Liaiso


Event Information
Thursday, Jun 29 2017 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm [ iCal ]
429 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 450
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Look Who's Coming:
Didier Acevedo
Allisyn Cashdan
Daniel Cashdan
Christopher Crowell
Steve Davenport
Alex Fabisiak
Andrew Flior
Ajay Gopal
Mason Guffey
Emily Hu
Haijing Huang
Nina Jhaveri
Petra Johnson
Elizabeth Joyce
Danit Kaya
Christina Kim
Justin Kim
Ray Kim
Ervant Maksabedian
Phuonggiang Nguyen
Tilly Oren
Jelena Pesic
Shao-Yi Qian
Jacob Raden
Oliver Ramin
Ankit Singh
Ari Stillman
William Sullivan
Shirley Sung
Liju Varghese
Fintegy Consulting
Mahlet Woldetsadik
Geoffery Zheng
... a total of 33 guests.