Misbah Khatri, PresidentMisbah serves as President of MBA Women International (formerly known as the National Association of Women MBAs) at the University of Houston. She is pursuing her MBA with a concentration in Management and Consulting. She also serves on the Bauer MBA Advisory Board and works as an Instructional Assistant in the department of Management at Bauer. In Spring of 2012, Misbah was inducted into the Iola Delta chapter of Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Scholars at the University of Houston.

Lydiya T. Deane, Executive V.P.of Finance- Lidiya holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and Banking/Financial Institutions from Sam Houston StateUniversity, Texas. She graduated with summa cum laude and the highest honors/honorprogram, placing her in the top 3 percent of the graduating class. Lidiya iscurrently pursuing a Master of Business Administration with focus in Finance at C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston, Texas. As part of her graduateconcentration, Lidiya was selected to be part of the Cougar Investment Fund. Hertechnical knowledge covers financial statement analysis, credit analysis,business valuation, financial modeling, and capital budgeting techniques. Sheis a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, AlphaChi Honor Society, and Golden Key Honor Society. Lidiya serves as the ExecutiveV.P. of Finance.

Sylvia Perez, Executive V.P.of MentorshipSilvia graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor in Marketing and International Business, and minors in Psychologyand Business Law. Prior to joining the MBA program, Silvia worked for Expeditor’s International as a Geo Team Coordinator on a large oilfield equipment account. She was responsible for helping to manage and coordinate exports to different regions around the world. Silvia joined the C.T. Bauer College ofBusiness in Fall 2011 and is pursuing her MBA with a focus in Finance. During the 2011-2012 school year she was the Director of Professional Programs for NAWMBA, and will continue to serve the Mentoring Program this year as the Executive V.P. of Mentoring. 




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