Born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey, Rio M. Dennis is a JD/MBA candidate at Georgetown University concentrating in constitutional law and strategy and economics. At Georgetown, she serves on the graduate student government as a Senator, DEI Committee chair, liaison to the law school, and Constitution Committee member. Rio has been named a Consortium for Graduate Student in Management fellow, a Forté Foundation fellow, Reaching Out MBA fellow, and an Opportunity Law Scholar. Before returning to school, Rio worked at Goldman Sachs as a legal and global markets analyst drafting and negotiating legal documents required for derivative trading. Rio also analyzed data for operational efficiency meetings with senior management. While at Goldman, Rio co-founded the Client Experience Group DEI Council. Rio holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania concentrating in management with a specialization in entrepreneurship and innovation and a certificate in Hispanic language. Rio aspires to be a civil rights attorney and constitutional law advocate focused on equitable rights for people of color, womxn, and LGBTQ individuals in the United States.