Rugsit Kanan (2017)
Rugsit Kanan studied sociology and economics at Harvard College where he is one of nine Thai students. On campus, Rugsit was President of the Harvard Association for US-China Relations (HAUSCR) promoting transnational dialogue between young leaders of China and the United States through three annual conferences. Following Schwarzman Scholars, Rugsit will join Lazard Asset Management in New York. Long-term, Rugsit hopes to connect Thai businesses and scholars with opportunities in both the United States and China. In his free time, Rugsit composes poetry in English, Thai, and Mandarin and plays chess for the Thailand national team. Rugsit is 22 years old and from Thailand.