A Vice President at Hybrid Capital Markets Inc., Jonathan Aghravi honed his leadership skills before and through his tenure at Colgate University. As a teenager, Jonathan Aghravi founded a WIZO teen chapter in New York City. After developing a group of 300 volunteers, Jonathan Aghravi raised nearly $5,000 through monthly charity events. In the summer of 2001, Jonathan Aghravi contributed as a Program Director for Robin Hood Camp in Brooksville, Maine.
Jonathan Aghravi planned daily activities, delegated counselor assignments, led camp-wide meetings, and comforted homesick campers. During the 2003 to 2004 school year, Jonathan Aghravi actively served on the Class Council at Colgate University. By organizing programs and social events for fellow sophomores, Jonathan Aghravi helped to unify his class and learned life skills. In summer 2004, Jonathan Aghravi participated in Colgate's National Security New York City Extended Study Program.
Meeting with more than 20 members of different United Nations delegations and other influential political and media organizations, Jonathan Aghravi researched and debated topics concerning foreign policy. From fall 2003 to spring 2005, Jonathan Aghravi led a group for Sidekicks, a mentoring program through Colgate University. Similar to the Big Brothers Big Sisters system, participants in Sidekicks team with children ages 6 to 13 for mentoring. Jonathan Aghravi carefully matched students with their Sidekicks while maintaining a relationship with his own sidekick for all four years at Colgate.
From fall 2004 to spring 2006, Jonathan Aghravi served as a Peer Advisor for Colgate Universitys Career Services. Working for more than 10 hours a week, Jonathan Aghravi assisted students in perfecting their resumes and cover letters, as well as creating outreach programs and leading workshops. In addition, Jonathan Aghravi headed the recruitment process for the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity during the spring and fall of 2004.
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