Ryan Elantri is a passionate participant in the Penn State Financial Society as well as the Penn State Economics Association. The Association aims for academic collaboration and communication to encourage diversity and inclusion with integrity.
Born in Beth Israel Hospital in New York, Ryan Elantri lived in Brooklyn until 1996. His family moved to Quincy, Massachusetts, where he lived for a year before his parents bought a permanent home in Sharon. Ryan Elantri attended school in Sharon, graduating from Sharon High School in 2013. Elantri’s early school experiences were uniquely marked by an interest in learning Chinese. Mr. Ryan Elantri began studying the language in the third grade, and his mastery of the language continued to grow throughout his middle and secondary school years. As a student at Pennsylvania State University today, Ryan Elantri is working toward a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese as well as a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Ryan Elantri combined these two studies with his participation in BoardRoom Limited in Shanghai, China in the summer of 2015.
Ryan Elantri’s mastery of Mandarin Chinese is no small feat. A complex language for English speakers, learning Mandarin requires daily practice and commitment. Ryan Elantri would have practiced with his textbooks and with other Mandarin students to gain fluency in the tones of Mandarin Chinese.