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Biography:

Ben joined The Beeck Center in September 2017 as a first year Master’s Degree candidate in the Global Human Development program at the School of Foreign Service. Ben is a Social Enterprise an Innovation Fellow and focusses his studies around exploring the intersection between social innovation and global development policy and practice. He is also a Student Leader for the Global Social Enterprise Initiative.

At the Beeck Center, Ben contributes to various research initiatives around innovative financing and is particularly interested in exploring strategies to scale social and environmental impact bonds.

In his free time, Ben enjoys cooking good food, playing music and soccer, and contemplating existential questions.

Education: BA Economics & International Relations, University of Connecticut; MA Candidate in Global Human Development, Georgetown University

Hometown: East Hampton, Connecticut

Favorite Quote: “We are our world knowing itself” – Joanna Macy

What I’m Reading Now: Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari

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