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Allison Kahn

Allison Kahn

Year: 2013

Hometown and Your Favorite Thing About It: Sewickley–It is a small town with a rich history.

Areas of Study and Why You Chose Them: Accounting/Marketing: Being a dual major is very satisfying because I am able to explore many facets of the business world. I chose to major in Accounting because I am very mathematical and analytical. I chose to major in Marketing because it is a very creative field.

Activities/Jobs: tax intern at PwC

Favorite Books: Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, Wonderboys by Michael Chabon

Favorite Movies: Fargo, Barton Fink, Tangled

Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld

Favorite Musicians/Bands: Billy Joel, John Mayer, Chicago

Favorite Food: Chicken marsala

Favorite Quote: “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”–Albert Einstein

What do you love most about winter at Chatham?


If you could design a class at Chatham, what would it be?

Philosophy of Hogwarts

If you could be best friends with one cartoon character, who would you pick and why?

Mushu from Mulan. Who doesn’t want to be friends with a talking dragon?

Childhood Dream Job: Dentist

Current Dream Job: Philanthropist

What do you love most about being a Chatham woman?

I love the sense of community and the Chatham network.

  Mara Flanagan is entering her seventh semester as a Chapter Advisor. After founding the Chatham University Her Campus chapter in November 2011, she served as Campus Correspondent until graduation in 2015. Mara works as a freelance social media consultant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She interned in incident command software publicity at ADASHI Systems, gamification at Evive Station, iQ Kids Radio in WQED’s Education Department, PR at Markowitz Communications, writing at WQED-FM, and marketing and product development at Bossa Nova Robotics. She loves jazz, filmmaking and circus arts.  
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