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Clara Cecil Beeck Center Social Impact Innovation Scale

Clara Cecil


Clara Cecil is a Summer 2017 Student Analyst focusing on business operations and data for social good. She has experience at the intersection of business and government, having previously interned for Congressman John Sarbanes (MD-03) and for a corporate social responsibility consulting start-up.

Clara is a rising senior in Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, majoring in Marketing and Operations + Information Management and minoring in French. On campus, she is Co-President of the McDonough School of Business Academic Council and a Student Leader for the Global Social Enterprise Initiative. She is also the Marketing Director for GIVES, Georgetown’s random acts of kindness club, and Co-Chair of Logistics for the National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference to be held at Georgetown in July 2017.

At the Center, Clara looks forward to learning more about the practical implications of data in policy innovation, and she is excited to explore the potential for using business resources to enact effective public policy. Clara loves to travel, meet new people, and learn about different parts of the world, and she is eager to learn from the diverse expertise of the Beeck Center team.

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, 2018

Hometown: Annapolis, Maryland

Favorite Quote: “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” –J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

What I’m Reading Now: The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability by Paul Hawken

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May 1, 2018: The data collected, released, and produced by the government has the potential to be leveraged for social good, but concerns about privacy and citizens’ rights are paramount.

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