Milken Scholar 2016
Scholar Profile

Sherin Shibu


Sherin Shibu graduated from Townsend Harris High as a National Merit Finalist, and AP Scholar with Distinction. At Townsend, she was Class President of the Student Union for three years and President of the student body as a senior. She won first place at the NY Oratorical Regional Competition, was a Hertog History Scholar, and won first place at the Queens Academic Quiz Bowl. Sherin is now a junior at Columbia University studying English and Environmental Science. In 2017, she completed a summer internship with Microsoft in Seattle, WA. In 2018, she was a finalist at the NYC Youth Poet Laureate competition, and a reporter at InvestmentWires. She worked full-time as an editorial fellow at GovLoop in Washington D.C. from January through May of 2019, and started working at Business Insider as an editorial fellow for the strategy department in June 2019.

High school:  Townsend Harris High School at Queens College


College Year Degree
Columbia University
New York, NY
2022 B.A. Economics