Ariana Alisjahbana is a recent MBA graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. Originally trained as an economist with a BA from Boston University, Ariana started her career at the global think tank World Resources Institute (WRI) in Washington, DC. At WRI, she led the creation of the institute’s first Southeast Asian office and worked with the governments of the United States, Indonesia, and Singapore on environmental issues. Fascinated by her experience developing Global Forest Watch, Ariana decided to pursue an MBA focusing on the internet industry. Ariana completed her MBA internship at Google, where she was part of a global team that developed the new Allo Messenger app. After Google, she interned at Yik Yak, a location-based social media company. Currently, Ariana works for Alibaba, the Chinese internet giant.