Elisa is a second year student at Harvard Business School. Before attending HBS, Elisa worked at Google in their Business Operations and Strategy division, advising the executive team on various strategic issues. Passionate about the application of technology in emerging markets, Elisa worked on special projects related to Sub-Saharan Africa and India while at Google and spent her MBA summer interning at mobile payment startups in Nairobi, Kenya and Lagos, Nigeria. A native of Senegal, Elisa holds a BA in Economics from Harvard College. Outside work, Elisa enjoys food and cooking it, dancing, reading and exploring the world’s wonders through travel and hiking.