Three up-and-coming young leaders complete their undergraduate and MBA degrees in the United States.
Young Filipinos graduate from top US universities with flying colors
( - June 3, 2020 - 8:03am

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino students have proven once again to be standout graduates in the world's leading universities.

Siblings Rocio Lopez Puno and Rocco Lopez Puno pursued widely different academic paths but both obtained a degree at New York University.

Rocio Lopez Puno

Rocio recently earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood and Special Education with a cum laude from the university's Steinhardt School.

Rocco Lopez Puno

Rocco, meanwhile, obtained his undergraduate Economics degree in 2013 and worked at Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations group in New York and Compass Group, a Latin American asset management firm. He then pursued and recently acquired an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.

Samantha Abello

Their cousin, Samantha Lopez Abello, is similarly a young achiever. She recently graduated with a Business Analytics degree minor in Psychology, summa cum laude, from the prestigious Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.

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