Meet a Q Alum: Genesis


Name: Genesis
From: New York, NY
Pronouns: She, her, hers
Class: Barnard College, Class of 2012 (WOOOH!)
Major: Sociology
What do you do now: I’m in Global Marketing & Strategy for a financial services company.
Why do you like it: I always thought that to be in finance you had to be really good at numbers. Turns out there are opportunities in many areas. At my job every day is different and I love that feeling.
Favorite class you took and why:  My favorite class was called “Dinosaurs & The History of Life”and it was AWESOME. I basically played with dinosaur bones all day.
An object or animal that describes you best:  I’ve been told that I’m a lioness. I like to think it’s because I’m fiercely loyal and protective of my loved ones.
Why do you like Q? Q is an important part of campus. It’s what as a senior in high school attracted me to Barnard. Knowing that there was a strong community and presence was important.
How you found out about Q: One of my best friends to this day, Amissa Brewer, brought me to a meeting promising me Oreos. It was so much fun that i came as often as I possibly could.
Favorite Q memory: PROM!
Advice for your high school self: RELAX. You’re going to turn out fine.