Blake Harwood is a MBA candidate at the Yale School of Management, focused on human capital strategy and nonprofit management. At Yale, she has served as a Social Impact Consultant and is a 2020 Yale Effective Altruism Fellow. She also co-leads the Human Capital and Organizational Effectiveness Club. Prior to business school, Blake worked with the National Democratic Institute, a nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide. In her capacity as a Program Officer, she supported capacity strengthening programs for elected leaders, political parties and civil society organizations in the Middle East and North Africa. Most recently, Blake interned with IDinsight, a global advisory, data analytics, and research organization that helps development leaders maximize their social impact. Blake grew up outside of Chicago, IL and has lived in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia. She graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in International Relations and Modern Middle Eastern Studies. After business school, she looks forward to joining Deloitte’s Human Capital practice.