Valancia Ariyanayagam is a financial assistant IV at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. She earned her B.S. with honors in Finance from the University of New Haven, West Haven, CT. In 2012, she also completed her M.B.A. from the same university. Valancia is an accomplished business professional with over 15 years’ experience providing high-level administrative/financial support with project management, work-process optimization and strong leadership skills. She also brings expertise in relationship building, service follow-up, and budget planning and control. She resides in Woodbridge, Connecticut with her husband, son, and daughter.