Likhita Kommidi

2013 Major: Economics; Minor, Political Science

Current Employer: DHI Group Inc. — New York, New York

How has being an Economics graduate from Duke helped shape your professional success?

"My senior spring I took Econometrics, a core class in the Economics major that applies statistical and economic methods to a business context. The course shaped my interest in data analytics and led me down the career path I'm on today."

What advice would you give students in Economics?

"Duke's Economics program represents the best of what a Duke education has to offer: it is interdisciplinary, rigorous, highly analytical, and broadly applicable to the current economic and business landscape. The program opens a lot of doors for you, and it's really up to how you want to build on the foundation you lay here."