Rishi Aila is from Cary, North Carolina. As a Business Administration and Public Policy double major, Rishi’s professional interests include consulting and private equity with a long-term goal of pursuing a career in nonprofit and philanthropic consulting. Rishi decided to become a Luther Hodges Scholar because of his interest in public policy and business.
In addition to being a Luther Hodges Scholar, Rishi is also an Honors Carolina Scholar, a Kenan-Flagler Business School Assured Admit, an Accelerated Research Scholar, and is a member of Consult Your Community, UNC Non-Profit and Public Sector Club, Community Empowerment Fund, and Delta Sigma Pi. Rishi’s hobbies include mountain biking, football, soccer, and reading.