Hind Hassan, W02, is on the programming team for Wharton So Cal.She earned her bachelor's degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. She began her career at Citigroup's investment banking team based in Dubai where she provided mergers & acquisition services to Middle Eastern clients and businesses. She then joined Standard Chartered Private Equity - the private equity arm of Standard Chartered Bank where she was a growth equity investor. Hind worked with companies across industries such as oil & gas, agriculture, consumer products and e-commerce.After five years in Dubai, Hind moved to Chicago to pursue her MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and concentrated in finance, entrepreneurship and strategic management. She spent her summer interning at Palladium Equity Partners - a $1.6 billion mid-market private equity fund based in New York and investing in consumer, business services, healthcare and industrials.Currently, Hind lives in Los Angeles and is pursuing investing opportunities in private equity and venture capital. She is also the Managing Director of Kandaka Capital, an investment and advisory firm providing services in the startup, venture capital and private equity space.