Title: Weather Derivatives Trader,
Business Unit /Office Location:
Energy Marketing & Trading, Tulsa
Background: Master's degree, mathematics in finance,
Courant Institute, New York University
Interesting Facts: Anjelina not only
works for one of the most cutting-edge initiatives in trading
today, but is one of the top chess players in the country-an
International Woman Grandmaster and three-time U.S. Women's
Role model: "Some people have
strengths and desires to set goals and go forward to achieve
them. Other might have great qualities, but are not enough
resolute to go forward alone. Role models help others blossom.
My role model is myself. I live everyday with a goal to set an
example for tomorrow."
Secrets to success/career advice:
"Want to succeed? Do it! Work hard, always stay positive and
How to successfully balance work and home
life: "Work should be a part of life, not a substitution
for life. Enjoy your family, friends, hobbies and leisure
Opinion on mentoring / community
volunteerism: "Helping others can be a lot of fun,
especially when you see the results."
Biggest life struggle/challenge:
"It's my secret. I prefer to battle challenges and overcome
struggles, not talk about them."
Opinion on importance of recognizing
women leaders: "Women in general are very social
creatures. Often they hide their opinion, knowledge and
skills, being afraid to hurt the feelings of others. By
recognizing women leaders, we set role models for other women,
as well as men, and help them boost their confidence and
Other comments: "I am glad to find
myself among eleven female employees selected at Williams to
be profiled in honor of Women's Heritage Month in March.
However, we represent just a small part of a great female
community at Williams. I wish all women a lot of happiness,
joy, success at the work place and in their personal