Merritt Simon

Co-Alumni Chair

Merritt Simon

Co-Alumni Chair
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Biography

Merritt Simon is a first-year Master of Arts student at Johns Hopkins SAIS’ Europe Center in Bologna, Italy concentrating in Latin American Studies and International Economics. Prior to her time at SAIS, Merritt worked as a Capital Markets and Investor Relations analyst at Equity International, a private equity firm based in Chicago, IL focused on portfolio investments in Emerging Markets.  At EI, Merritt also worked directly with the legal department to create and implement strong anti-corruption and anti-money laundering programs for the portfolio. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Merritt graduated from the University of Chicago in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and a minor in Spanish Literature and Language.