Monique Alves

  • Career/Industry


  • Hometown

    New York, New York

  • Prior Education

    Columbia University, BA, economics, 2009

  • Prior Employment

    Barclays, New York, New York, project manager, derivatives clearing operations, 2012-15; Morgan Stanley, New York, business analyst, derivatives clearing operations, 2011-12; Societe Generale, New York, business analyst, derivatives confirmations operations, 2010; CUNY Baruch College Adult Education, New York, grant administrator, 2009-10; AmeriCorps-City Year, New York, corps member, 2009 

  • Activities

    Consortium for Graduate Study in Management fellow; Tuck Center for Digital Strategies fellow; Entrepreneurship Club, co-chair, 2016-17; 2016 Tuck Admitted Students Weekend, sponsorship committee lead; Technology Club member; Deloitte Case Competition participant, 2015

  • Experiential Learning

    ZNews Africa, mobile Africa news app startup, COO, Jan. 2015-present; RedCarpet Mexico, an entrepreneurial First-Year Project in market validation and testing; Tech Trek, Aug. 2015; New York/San Francisco Tech Treks, Dec. 2016; San Francisco Venture Capital Trek, April 2016 

  • Global Experience

    India Global Insight Expedition, 2016

  • Summer Internship

    IBM Global Business Services, New York, summer consultant

  • Key Tuck Encounters

    Elisabeth Hartley T'05 of Beats by Dr. Dre; Jeff Blackburn, SVP worldwide business development, Amazon; David Weisburd T’12, managing director, Growth Technology Partners; Jacques-Philippe Piverger T’07, founder, The Soleil Group; Professors Peter Regan and Scott Neslin; Deans Matthew Slaughter, Praveen Kopalle, and Sally Jaeger; my study group, fellow Consortium members, and my classmates

  • Tuck Electives

    Entrepreneurial Thinking 

  • My Tuck Transformation

    Since starting at Tuck, I am a more strategic big-picture thinker, I communicate with improved clarity, and I more readily embrace opportunities to engage with global cultures.

  • After Tuck

    Retail Category Marketing Manager, Microsoft, Seattle, Wash.