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Beeck Center Team

Advisory Board Members

Alberto Beeck

Alberto Beeck

Chairman of the Board; Partner, VH Properties; Chairman, Lumni; Chairman, Sin Limites

Olga Maria Beeck

Olga Maria Beeck

Chairman of the Board, Alberto & Olga Maria Beeck Family Foundation; Board Member, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; Vice Chairman, Sin Limites

  • Carl MuñanaFormer CEO of Inter-American Investment Corporation; Director, Voxiva; Director, Emzingo
  • Rev. Ronald Anton, S.J. Senior Advisor for Executive Education at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business
  • Jean Case CEO of the Case Foundation; Chairman of the Board, National Geographic
  • Ann Mei ChangExecutive Director of Lean Impact, Lean Startup Co.
  • Calvin ChinPartner, E14 Fund
  • Robert Groves Provost of Georgetown University
  • Salim Ismail Founding Executive Director & Global Ambassador for Singularity University
  • Bart Moore Vice President for Advancement at Georgetown University
  • Peter A. Reiling Executive Vice President for Leadership and Seminar Programs, and Executive Director of the Henry Crown Fellowship Program at the Aspen Institute
  • Shamina Singh Executive Director of the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth

GU Impacts Fellows

Alyssa Alfonso

Alyssa Alfonso

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? I will be working with the Federal City Council, in Washington DC this summer. I am so excited to gain a better understanding of Washington DC’s landscape, structural possibilities, and challenges. Growing up in the suburbs of Maryland, just outside DC, I know…

Bemnet Assefa

Bemnet Assefa

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? Mann Deshi, looking forward to the storytelling aspect and learning about the experiences of local women. What does social impact mean to you in your experiences? Always being cognizant of your contribution in relation to a problem’s solution and not entering humanitarian initiatives…

Kelly Membreno Berrios

Kelly Membreno Berrios

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? This summer I will be working with Agora Partnerships in my home city Managua. This opportunity is exciting for so many reasons. First, it allows me to see Managua in a different light. I moved to the United States when I was 8…

Annie Buckley

Annie Buckley

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? I’ll be working with El Nido Resorts in El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines. While I’m sure this summer has a lot of excitement in store, I’m especially looking forward to the opportunity to learn more about sustainable tourism as a tool for…

Andrea Charcas

Andrea Charcas

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? This summer, I’ll be working for Yanbal in Lima, Peru. Although I’m thrilled to be living in Peru, I’m most excited to begin working on my project. As Jo and Bianca described it, the managers at Yanbal are very firm in their goals…

Kelly Min Crowley

Kelly Min Crowley

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? I’ll be working for the Atlanta Center for Civic Innovation. The CCI works toward community engagement by investing in local governments, nonprofits, and social entrepreneurs. My goal is to work with nonprofits after college, but I have only ever interacted with these groups…

Alexandra Enright

Alexandra Enright

Alexandra Enright

Sonia Gupta

Sonia Gupta

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? Kigali, Rwanda- I can’t wait to connect with the community and experience Rwandan culture. I’m incredibly inspired by what my future coworkers are doing at Akazi Kanoze Access, and I’m excited to be a part of such a worthwhile effort. What does social…

Eriana James

Eriana James

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? Center for Civic Innovation in Atlanta,GA. Besides it being Atlanta, which in my opinion is one of the best cities in the country, this location makes me excited because it gives me the chance to physically engage in the city with community members…

Andrew Loft

Andrew Loft

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? El Nido. I’m thrilled to work in ecotourism in one of the most beautiful and ecologically important locations in the world! What does social impact mean to you in your experiences? Social impact means creating better livelihoods for people while building a more…

Kamar Mack

Kamar Mack

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? I am a proud member of the El Nido cohort traveling to the Philippines, and I am confident that interning with the Ten Knots Development Corporation at the El Nido Resorts is going to offer me precisely the opportunity I have been searching…

Jan Menafee

Jan Menafee

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? My location this summer is the Center for Civic Innovation in Atlanta, GA. I am incredibly excited to learn how Atlanta works and compares to other U.S. cities, as well as work in a collaborative space where government, business, and NGO perspectives meet…

Siddharth Muchhal

Siddharth Muchhal

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? I am assigned to Akazi Kanoze Access, an NGO that is based in Kigali, Rwanda, and works on grassroots educational development throughout the country. I am really excited by the opportunity to not just immerse myself in the culture, but to explore how…

Sam Oswald

Sam Oswald

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? I will be working with El Nido Resorts (ENR) in the Philippines. My excitement lies in anticipation of what I will learn. I look forward to building upon my interest in Southeast Asian studies and my passion for environmental conservation. I am excited…

Genevieve Pool

Genevieve Pool

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? Gashora Girls Academy for Science and Technology in Gashora, Rwanda. I’m incredibly excited to dive into the culture of Rwanda, a completely new experience, while building off of my previous experience in education. Above all, I cannot wait to meet the students I’ll…

Chloe Quigley

Chloe Quigley

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? My assigned location is Maharashtra, India. I’m excited because India is a bit of an unexpected country for me to go to since I have focused a lot of my service work in Latin America. I’m also excited because Mann Deshi Foundation’s mission…

Shilpa Rao

Shilpa Rao

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? I will be going to Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology in Rwanda for ten weeks this summer. I am excited to build connections with the students at the academy and promote women’s empowerment while learning about food security by working on…

Arthur Rodriguez

Arthur Rodriguez

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? While our initial location was Managua, Nicaragua, I am excited for the recent location change to Santiago, Chile because of the new opportunity it presents. We will be working with Agora Partnerships in a capacity that has yet to be fulfilled, which makes…

Elizabeth Valiaveedan

Elizabeth Valiaveedan

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? I will be working with Yanbal International in Peru this summer. I have been interested in learning about the role of the private sector in development and I am incredibly excited to work in the intersection of business and social impact while living…

Ruby Vega

Ruby Vega

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? My assigned location is with Women for Women International in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. I am happy that I have the opportunity to work with an organization that centers around one of my passions, women’s empowerment. WfWi helps empower women by giving them…

Aliyah Williams

Aliyah Williams

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? My assigned location is the Center for Civic Innovation in Atlanta and I am most excited for working with individuals who have long term dedication to making their city a better place for everyone through such innovative ideas. I cannot wait to see…

Lin Yuan

Lin Yuan

What is your assigned location and what makes you excited about it? El Nido, Philippines — I’m most excited about the opportunity to work with local Filipino students on environmental projects. I have always been interested in learning more about ways of business doing good, and the El Nino project really presents that opportunity while…

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