Panetta Institute graduate versed in business, politics

As a double major in Business and Political Science, Crisha Carlos ’16 already gained first-hand experience working in the world of business and politics before graduating on May 14.

In 2015, Crisha, who minored in leadership in the Barowsky School of Business, was the recipient of the Panetta Institute Congressional Scholarship through the Department of Political Science and International Studies. She worked with U.S. Representative Doris Matsui in Washington D.C. for a semester. Crisha also interned for U.S. Representative Mike Thompson, Vice-Mayor of Vallejo Rozzana Verder-Aliga, the City of Vallejo Finance Department, and Sister City International where Crisha helped plan the Vallejo city reception for Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete.

Crisha also interned with Moss Adams, LLP, and was so proficient that she was offered a full-time position an Assurance Service Staff Member at Moss Adams a year before graduation.

This year, Crisha completed her fourth year as a leadership hosts ambassador, the last two as the Student Lead Volunteer Coordinator for the Institute for Leadership Studies lecture series. She was inducted into the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society for Business and Management, the Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honors Society, the Dominican World’s Scholar Program, and was the Chapter President for Dominican’s debate club.


May 31, 2016