Avery is a finance major interested in the correlation between geopolitical events and global markets. She has interned with US Senator Johnny Isakson’s office in Atlanta and MP Mark Field with the Cities of London and Westminster Conservative Party Association abroad in England. She is currently developing a thesis that focuses on the economic implications of the Catalonia Independence Movement. She will spend summer of 2018 interning as an Investment Management Analyst at Goldman Sach’s Los Angeles office.
Within the university, Avery is part of the University of Tennessee Investment Group’s Trade Like a Girl initiative. She hopes to expand the opportunities available to women in finance through establishing a network connecting professionals, undergraduate students at UTK, and underrepresented high school students within the Knoxville community. She also serves on the Dean of Libraries Student Advisory Committee and the Student Government Association’s Government Affairs Committee.