If you have questions about the Tuck Diversity Conference or the school in general, please contact us at Tuck.Diversity.Conference@tuck.dartmouth.edu. Please also feel free to contact the student conference co-chairs listed below.
Greg Dessources T'21
Greg is originally from Boston, MA and earned a B.S. in marketing from Clemson University. Prior to Tuck, Greg lived in Charlotte, NC where he worked in Bank of America’s finance department. This summer, Greg is partnering with a non-profit as a BCG Social Impact Ambassador and will be joining the company as a consultant upon graduation. While at Tuck, Greg has been involved in community consulting, Tuck Mentors, and helped champion diversity as part of an independent study where he was paired with a minority entrepreneur to help boost their company’s financial performance. This past spring, Greg and his lovely wife Ally welcomed their first child.
Kristen Hughes T’21
Kristen grew up in Midlothian, Virginia and was an anthropology major at Davidson College. Prior to Tuck, she spent 7 years working for educational non-profits in NYC and in Denver. As a black queer woman, Kristen is passionate about intersectional identities in diversity and inclusion work. At Tuck, she’s a co-chair of Tuck Pride and a Tuck Admission Associate, as well as an active member of BSAT and the Consortium.
Rukhaam A. Mahar T'21
Rukhaam is originally from Pakistan and holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Lahore University of Management & Sciences. Prior to Tuck, Rukhaam was a Senior Associate at Connor Group in San Francisco, where he worked in the technical accounting division. Before Connor Group, Rukhaam worked with PwC in the Middle East and San Francisco working on accounting and auditing projects. During his undergraduate, Rukhaam co-founded an NGO in Pakistan aimed at providing basic skills training to underprivileged women in rural areas and he continues to be involved with the organization as a board member. At Tuck, Rukhaam is a Nonprofit Board Fellows and South Asia Business Association Co-Chair.
Kristin Ng T’21
Kristin grew up in suburban New Jersey and received her BSBA from Georgetown University. She moved to the Upper Valley from New York City where she was an equity-derivative sales trader for eight years, covering hedge funds and institutional accounts. She is passionate about sustainability and food justice issues, including hunger, lack of food access, and food quality. At Tuck, she is the co-chair for the Food and Sustainable Agriculture Club, co-chair for the Virtual Summit on AgTech, Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital Fellow, Leadership Fellow, Career Mentor, and tripod enthusiast.
Elisabeth Sum T'21
Elisabeth is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to Tuck, Elisabeth was a chief of staff at Pacific Gas & Electric Company, where she most recently worked on transformation and organizational projects. During her 6 years at PG&E, Elisabeth was also a board member for the Asian Employee Resource Group, furthering a mission of career development, community outreach and cultural awareness derived from her pride as a 1st generation Chinese American. At Tuck, Elisabeth is also the Social Chair for Student Board, a Forte Fellow, Tuck Mentors, Tuck Gives, Tuck Follies, Tuck Dance and Mental Health and Wellness Initiative, and a budding amateur figure skater.
Nichula Witharana T'21
Nichula was born and raised in Colombo, Sri Lanka and moved to the USA for the first time to join Tuck. He graduated from University of Sri Jayewardenepura majoring in finance and has been working in finance ever since. Prior to Tuck, Nichula was an investment banker in Colombo and hopes to continue his career in New York. Nichula is the first Sri Lankan to join Tuck for decades and is excited to promote and facilitate cultural diversity in the community and across all Tuck activities. At Tuck, Nichula is the Treasurer for the Student Board, a Co-Chair of the Finance Club, a Visiting Executive Fellow, a Nonprofit Board Fellow with the Center for Business Government and Society, and loves traveling and hanging out with Tuckies.