Noah Karpel is a Computer Science and Classical Civilizations double-major born and raised in suburban Philadelphia. Noah is a member of the Duke Investment Club, Duke Private Equity Club and Duke Finance and Economics Center (DFE). Based on these club involvements, his success in various DFE Case Study Competitions, and his experiences with DFE as an Economics teaching assistant and mentor for Duke underclassmen interested in finance, he earned the 2021 DFE Leadership Award. Noah is also an associate editor, head of marketing, and 4-year contributing writer for the comedic publication, Duke Department Of; an actor in the Duke Asian American Theater, where he played a lead role in the performance of Carla Ching’s The Two Kids that Blow Shit Up; and a creative short-film maker. One of his short-films, Boys, was selected to screen and nominated for awards at the 2021 Duke Independent Film Festival (DIFF). Noah wrote his Classics Senior Thesis on Jewish-Hellenistic Intersectional Identity Development and Crisis in Late Ptolemaic and Early Roman Alexandria, Egypt, which earned him High Distinction and the David Taggart Clark Prize in Classical Studies. After graduation, Noah will be joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as an investment banking analyst in their Mergers & Acquisitions Group.