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Joshua El-Bey

Class Year: 2023

JD/MBA Program Model: Four-Year

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Undergraduate Institution: Yale University

Undergraduate Major: Political Science with Environmental Politics Concentration

Previous Professional Experience: Teacher at a charter school, Research fellow at an environmental non-profit, and paralegal at two law firms

Extracurricular Involvement: Law 2030, Black Law Students Association, Law Journal (pending)

Career Plans: I hope to work for a law firm in the project finance practice area with a focus on renewable energy transactions. Long-term I hope to build an organization focused on sustainable economy.

Why Penn? Penn was the only institution that emphasized its interdisciplinary approach to learning. I was exposed to this type of education in undergrad, and I wanted to continue that training in a dual-degree program. In addition, Penn emphasized a collegiality between students across its graduate schools. So, not only do I get training that will be relevant for decades to come, I also experience a diverse, welcoming community while here.

Email: jelbey22@pennlaw.upenn.edu