Abram Harris Economics Society

Abram Harris Economics Society

The Abram Harris Economics Society (AHES) is an organization on campus dedicated to connecting economics majors with academic and professional resources as well as spreading general awareness on campus of relevant economic topics.

2023 Freedman’s Bank Forum & AHES Event with the Fed Board

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Mission, Pillars, Vision, & Core Values

MISSION: Abram Harris Economics Society is an undergraduate student organization that exists to connect Howard University scholars interested in economics with both academic and professional opportunities, while also educating the greater community on how the discipline affects their lives. 

VISION: Together, we aim to enable Howard students who are passionate about economics to achieve their career and scholastic ambitions, while ensuring that all people, especially marginalized communities, attain economic freedom.


  1. Professional Advancement Advance the prevalence of diverse and underrepresented professionals in the economics space.
  2. Economic Literacy Educate students, faculty, and the greater Howard community on topics centered around economics with focus on the Black community. This includes honoring the accomplished professional who’ve made significant contributions to society using the discipline as a catalyst for their work.
  3. Community Empowerment Serve the community in order to accelerate the improvement of socio-economic conditions.

CORE VALUES:  Justice, Altruism, Respect, Excellence


Mission, Vision, Pillars, & Core Values were established on September 24th, 2020.

AHES Executives for 2023-2024 School Year

Isabelle Mutumba, President

Vinnae Edgerly-Collins, Vice President

Judene Josephs, Secretary

Bimarsha Kalikote, Treasurer

Dr. Omari H. Swinton, Faculty Advisor



All Economics Majors and Minors at Howard University are member of the AHES.

Past AHES Executives (Recent)

2022-2023 School Year

Bimarsha Kalikote, President

Devonte King, Vice President

Pratyush Ghimire, Secretary

Vinnae Edgerly-Collins, Treasurer

Cydney Dean, Public Relations

Saujanya Thapaliya, Events Coordinator

Niharika Mishra, Social Media Coordinator

Dr. Alexander Henke, Faculty Advisor

Dr. Gerald Daniels Jr., Faculty Co-Advisor

2021-2022 School Year

Malik Woullard, President

Jahvon Coney, Vice President

Jaribu Shand, Secretary

Bimarsha Kalikote, Events Coordinator

Chad-Alex Dennis, Treasurer

Edward Henry, Public Relations

Dr. Gerald Eric Daniels Jr., Faculty Advisor

2020-2021 School Year

Jahvon Coney, President

Malik Woullard, Vice President

Jasmine Hall,  Secretary

Jared Broomes, Social Media Coordinator

Gregory Morton, Events Coordinator

Alexandria Green, Treasurer

Dr. Gerald Eric Daniels Jr., Faculty Advisor

2019-2020 School Year

Sudarshan Bashyal, President

Marlon Brooks, Vice President

Jahvon Coney, Events Coordinator

Oreymi Dan-Princewill, Treasurer

Jared Broomes, Social Media Director

Malik Woullard, Public Relations

Jasmine Hall, Secretary

Dr. Gerald Eric Daniels Jr., Faculty Advisor

2018-2019 School Year

Olalekan Bello, President

Demilade Ajayi, Events Coordinator

Sudarshan Bashyal, Treasurer

Damique Littles, Social Media Director

Sara Rufael, Outreach Director/Public Relations

Chelsea Parker, Secretary

Dr. Gerald Eric Daniels Jr., Faculty Advisor

Past Events

Annual ODE Dinner (Spring 2021)

On April 22nd, the Department of Economics, in partnership with Abram Harris Economic Society, will host the Annual Omicron Delta Epsilon Dinner Virtual Lecture & Recognition Ceremony via Zoom. This year's feature speaker is Dr. Laurence Morse, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Howard University. 

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Fireside Chat with Pat Bajari (Fall 2020)

On October 21st on Zoom, please join us in a fireside chat with Pat Bajari, Vice President and Chief Economist at Amazon.

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Kick-off Lecture Rhoda Weeks-Brown General Counsel & Director, IMF (Spring 2020)

On January 28th at Lewis K. Downing Hall, please join us to introduce the IMF and an in-depth conversation about a career in the economics profession and beyond.

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A Conversation With Mary Daly, President, FRB of SF (Fall 2019)

On November 1st in Founders Library's Browsing room, please join us for an in-depth conversation about building a career in economics and the importance of the profession.

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Bates x White (Fall 2019)

On Thursday September 26, 2019 in ASB-B Conference Room 313 (Economics Dept.), Bates and White in partnership with AHES will host an information session and case study preparation.

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Mixonomics (Spring 2019)

On April 17th, Wednesday, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, the Abram Harris Economics Society (AHES) will be hosting a mixer event. This event would provide a great opportunity for the students and faculty to foster stronger ties. Food and drinks will be provided.

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Fed X Fed X Fed (Spring 2019)

On April 15th, Monday, from 2:10 to 3:00 pm, in collaboration with the Abram Harris Economics Society (AHES), the Federal Reserve Banks of Richmond and Boston along the Federal Reserve Board will be hosting a panel on Research Assistant (RA) opportunities in economics.

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Welcome to the Fed (Spring 2019)

March 20th, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm the Abram Harris Economics Society (AHES) will be hosting a panel event. Panelist include Mr. Quentin Johnson, Senior Management Analyst at the Federal Reserve Board, and Federal Reserve Board Research Assistants (RA).

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EPI Internships and Programming Event (Spring 2019)

The Abram Harris Economics society has an event this Thursday, March 7th, at 5:30pm in partnership with the Economic Policy Institute. Some representatives from the EPI will be coming to speak on opportunities there then after the Economics Society will be hosting a workshop on programming for data analysis. 

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Coffee With an Economist (Fall 2018)

On October 4th, Thursday, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Locke Hall room B-21, the Department of Economics will host the Coffee with an Economists (CWaE) information session. 

During the event, four Federal Reserve Economists will discuss the need for diversity in the economics profession. Students will also have the opportunity to sign up to meet one-on-one with a Federal Reserve Board Economist.

Students from all majors are encouraged to attend.

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