MS Economics, Drexel University, 2020
Basit is a graduate student at Drexel University's Lebow College of Business, majoring in Economics. Before joining Drexel, Basit was working as an intern at BDO India LLP with their valuations team. Being the only intern, he was responsible for multiple tasks including data collection, financial ratio analysis, and for writing final draft reports. After developing an interest for financial markets, Basit appeared for the CFA Program examinations and was one of the youngest people to clear the exams in three consecutive attempts, at the age of 22. Basit also worked as a Teaching Assistant at Drexel from April-June 2019 where he assisted two professors with more than 200 students and 3 courses. He was invited to appear as a guest speaker for one of these classes where he gave a presentation on “India from a business perspective” He is now interning as a Deputy Project Lead- Global Think Tank Summit(2019) at the Think Tank and Civil Societies Program(TTCSP) at University of Pennsylvania .