2018 Venu and Ana Kotamraju Endowed Scholarship Recipient
Biography: Brittany Wang is a senior at UCLA pursuing a degree in Business Economics, with minors in Accounting and Global Studies. Brittany is interested in the effects of globalization on international business and has interned at an ecommerce start up called Digizone Technology Corporation. Additionally, she has completed an internship at a Big 4 Accounting firm, KPMG. Throughout her time at UCLA, she’s worked as a student event clerk at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and participated in student organizations as the Financial Vice President of Gamma Phi Beta and logistics committee member for Relay For Life. During her free time, she enjoys exploring Los Angeles, practicing yoga, and studying screenwriting.
Future Plans: Having completed an audit internship at KPMG the summer before her senior year, Brittany Wang will return to KPMG after graduation as an associate in their Deal Advisory practice in downtown Los Angeles. She’ll participate in a rotational program specializing in financial due diligence and accounting advisory services in mergers and acquisitions. She plans on studying and obtaining her CPA within the next couple of years. Eventually, she hopes to pursue an MBA, after gaining crucial work experience with various clients from different industries.
What does this scholarship mean to me?: I am thrilled to be selected for the Venu and Ana Kotamraju Scholarship. It is incredibly fulfilling to be rewarded for my accomplishments by the Economics department and I’m truly honored to be presented with this opportunity. I cannot begin to express how grateful I am for Mr. and Mrs. Kotamraju’s generosity. I look forward to ending my time at UCLA with enthusiasm and hope that I will be in a position in the future that I can generously give back to my school, as Mr. and Mrs. Kotamraju has so graciously done.