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April 29, 2020 28 min

As a vice president and senior economist at Goldman Sachs, Karen Fishman (CAS’12, GRS’12) spends her days wrestling with really big questions. Karen graduated from BU in 2012 with both a bachelor’s and master’s in economics. She was recently named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list as a trailblazer in the world of finance. On this episode of the podcast, Karen shares the story of her success thus far and she provides her best advice for finding and fulfilling your passion.

As you’ll hear, this episode of the podcast is hosted by Dan Gardiner (Questrom’20), a member of the career programs team in the Office of Alumni Relations.

To learn more about Karen, view her profile in Forbes and to see all nine Terriers who were named to a Forbes list in 2020, read this article from Bostonia. For more on the Proud to BU podcast, visit

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