Dana Rye is a joint degree candidate for Master in Business Administration (MBA) and Master in Public Policy (MPP) at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School. Prior to Harvard, she was a High Yield debt analyst at Credit Suisse, responsible for coverage of the healthcare and power/utility industries. Dana is a colon cancer survivor and Board Member of Fight Colorectal Cancer, an advocacy-focused non-profit. She has traveled to Capitol Hill with the organization to lobby legislators for colon cancer awareness, treatments, and research. Dana is also a Virginia Beach, VA native and a Middlebury College graduate, where she studied International Politics & Economics and was a member of the nationally-ranked varsity field hockey team.