Lotfi El Jai
Lotfi El
Masters Candidate of International Affairs, Trade and International Finance
The Graduate Institute of Geneva

As an International Affairs Master’s candidate, Lotfi’s interests lie in creating economic structures that empower businesses in developing countries to create positive social change. Throughout his undergraduate studies in Finance, Lotfi acquired a strong foundation and interest in international development through attending conferences and extracurricular events, including the Up to Us competition. During his undergrad years, Lotfi was also a successful college athlete, leading his university’s tennis team to many victories and acting as a volunteer coach for the men and women’s team. Lotfi led his Up to Us team to place in the Top 10 during his first year participating in Up to Us.