Executive Leadership

Emily Hartnett



Hi my name is Emily Hartnett! I’m from Houston and I’m an Economics major in the Fast-track program. I will be graduating in May 2020 and then moving to New York to do Management Consulting for PwC. This summer I interned with PwC in their deals practice New York. A fun fact about me is that I’m really into true crime!

Nicole Shirley

Vice President

Howdy! I am a senior in the Fast Track program for Economics from Cypress, Texas!

A fun fact about me is I was born 3 months early.

This summer I interned at an insurance company called AmRisc, they specialize in providing insurance to catastrophe-driven exposures. I am very excited to see what this year will bring for Women of Economic!

Anna Houk



I am a senior Political Science major with a minor in Economics. Growing up, my family moved around a significant amount, but I graduated high school north of Houston in The Woodlands, TX. After graduation, I hope to pursue a PhD in Political Science with a focus on Political Economy. My specific interests include taxation, public finance, and trade policy. 

Sydney Crofton

Marketing Chair


Hi my name is Sydney Crofton and I am a junior Economics major! I will be graduating in May of 2021 and am planning on pursing a masters. Over the summer, I interned at a gas storage facility called Enstor, LLC. as a night scheduler. My interests include both the energy and financial sectors, and a fun fact about me is I co-own a character party company with my mom that is based in Houston. On the weekends, I am hired to dress up like a princess and go to children’s parties!

Hena Pejdah

Social Chair


Hey! My name is Hena Pejdah and I’m the Social Chair for Women in Economics. I’m an economics major and I’ll be graduating in May 2021. I’m also from Cypress, Tx. After I graduate from Texas A&M, I want to get a masters in International Relations and work for the European Union. This summer I traveled around Italy with my sister and my best friend.I got to see Rome, Florence, and Venice in one week!