Aden has earned a Masters of Science in Accounting with a focus in Internal Auditing. Originally from Ethiopia, Aden emigrated to the United States with her family. Aden came directly to Smith for her masters degree after receiving her double Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Methodist University. Aden interned at both the Bank of America and BDO USA LLP working in their corporate audit departments. She has also interned with the Office of George W. Bush and the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics. Aden has always pursued opportunities to expand her global experiences. She studied abroad in London as a recipient of the Benjamin Gilman National Scholarship and traveled to Ethiopia and Ecuador to work with orphanages and help build a church. In a few weeks Aden will be starting the next part of her career journey as a accounting associate with Deloitte's Advisory Services division.