Siury Mercedes, 2017-18
KIPP NYC Alumna
Siury Mercedes was part of the KIPP NYC Class of 2001, where she graduated Salutatorian. She received her High School Diploma at Hackley School and a B.A in International Business and Management at Dickinson College. Soon after graduating, she moved to Spain and, later, France to improve her language skills. After four years, she went back to school to receive an M.Sc in Finance at the University of Porto, Faculty of Economics. She simultaneously received the Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management (QTEM) Network Certificate with a specialization module in Finance and Risk Management. QTEM is an international Master’s network that selects outstanding students to further develop their skills in analytical and quantitative techniques to support decision-making in an international context. Siury has now lived in 9 countries and visited over 30, as she strongly believes in pushing past her comfort zone to constantly grow and expand her horizons.