Alumni (Scholar)

Vinay Jain

University of Virginia Club of Richmond - Virginius Dabney Jefferson Scholar
Richmond, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2001)
M.Phil. Cambridge (2002)
M.A. Stanford (2003)
J.D. New York University (2009)
Professional Sectors:
Investment/Venture Capital
Law/Legal Services


International Relations Organization, workshop director, committee chair, vice president, president, alumni coordinator; Virginia Model United Nations Conference, security director; Madison House, Boosters Program; University Guide Service; First Year Council, site co-leader, outreach service project; First Year Players; First Year Seminar; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Vital Signs newsletter, correspondent; Cavalier Daily, staff writer; WTJU radio news, reporter, announcer, news director; University Committee for WTJU; Brown Residential College, resident coordinator; Golden Key National Honor Society; Patteson Gilliam Scholarship; Phi Beta Kappa, Beta of Virginia Book Award; Omicron Delta Kappa; Raven Society; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar.

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