Ed.M. candidate in the Economics and Education program
Sapna Arvind is an Ed.M. candidate in Economics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. With this degree she is eager to draw lines between policy implementation and results, hoping to develop a deeper understanding of the impact of policy decisions not just on students but also on education stakeholders at large.
Prior to joining Teachers College, Sapna enjoyed a long and successful career on Wall Street, honing skills in leadership, strategy development, and data analyses in a variety of companies and countries. Having made a career in finance, building skills around analytics and data-based decision-making, research-based predictive modeling and understanding laws and regulations, her unique set of skills translates seamlessly into the world of Economics and Education where a comfort with quantitative analyses is essential, as is an understanding of policy and practice.
Sapna also has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a Bachelors of Science from Stern School of Business, New York University. She did her first two years of undergrad from Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand. She’s a Bharatanatyam dancer (Indian Classical Dancing) and enjoying charcoal sketching and traveling.