Lizzie (Yuting) Ma

2016 Professor Harry Simons Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship for the Study of Accounting Recipient

Biography: Lizzie (Yuting) is a fourth year Business Economics student with minors in Accounting and Russian Language. Lizzie started fathoming into accounting during her sophomore year, and decided that she would like to become a tax professional. Lizzie has been heavily involved in the UCLA Residential Life the past three years, and really appreciated the professional experience she gained from staffing at the ResLife Learning Centers. Lizzie is a huge fan for classical piano and her favorite artists are Claude Debussy and Frédéric Chopin. She enjoys reading Theodore Dreiser, Margaret Mitchell and Jane Austen for leisure. Lizzie also likes to scribble her own music and pieces of literature.

Future Plans: Lizzie will be working for PricewaterhouseCoopers starting this summer as a tax associate. She is thrilled to transition from school life to professional life. In the meantime, she will be preparing for the Certified Public Accountant exam.

What does the scholarship mean to me?: It was a huge honor for me to receive the scholarship. The scholarship will help reduce my financial burden substantially and enable me to smoothly finish off my college career. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Professor Harry Simons Scholarship Donors for offering me this award. This means everything to me and I will go from here and strive for higher achievements in my life.