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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

By Lerner November 20, 2019

Students at the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics have almost 30 unique student groups that they can choose to join. In each installment of this series, an executive member of one of these student groups will share their first-hand experience choosing, participating in and eventually leading their group.

Shivani Modi, Class of 2021 finance and financial planning and wealth management double major, is the president of the Blue Hen Financial Planning Club at the Lerner College. Modi shared why she joined the Blue Hen Financial Planning Club, what makes this group unique and more!

When and why did you choose to join this student group?

Modi: I joined this group my sophomore year because I really wanted to be a part of an organization that brought together all financial planning majors.

What is the mission of your student group?

Modi: To be an advocate for financial planning as a whole.

What is your best memory from this student group?

Modi: My favorite memory has been co-hosting the Annie Duke event with Women in Finance. Seeing her speak was so great! 

What is unique about your student group?

Modi: Something unique about our group is that we are specifically tailored towards the financial planning major.

What has been your proudest moment leading your student group?

Modi: My proudest moment in the group has been watching how professorial our members were when talking with employers at the wealth management networking night! 

What are your goals for the future of your student group?

Modi: Our goals include growing our organization.

How has your student group helped you grow?

Modi: It has helped me grow professionally. 

The Blue Hen Financial Planning Club has 40 members and meets at its given events.