Marian Omidiji is an MBA Candidate at the University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business with emphases on Finance and Entrepreneurship. Marian is extremely passionate about highlighting the alpha opportunity of investing in companies with gender-balanced teams. In the past year, she worked with the Mayor of Dallas’ Task Force on Entrepreneurship and Innovation to provide recommendations that incentivize women entrepreneurship. She’ll conduct an Independent Study to further the resolve that including women in the capital allocation cycle is a business imperative. Marian spent the summer interning at Kapor Capital and applied a systems thinking framework to the end-to-end entrepreneurial and investing cycle for tech-driven solutions across industries
Marian graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego with honors and spent the formative part of her career in Private Wealth Management, performing quantitative and fundamental research across asset classes that led to family office acquisitions. Marian is an MBA Affiliate of the Robert Toigo Foundation, an Investment Associate on the Wolverine Venture Fund at Ross, and a Zell Lurie Entrepreneurial Scholar at Ross. Marian’s ambitions lie at the intersection of innovation, operational efficiency and fostering diversity in the alternatives industry.