Deven Kinney is an MPP candidate. Originally from Allentown, NJ, Deven is academically interested in the advancement of LGBTQ+ rights through domestic and foreign policy. On campus, he has served as the Executive Director of the Yale International Relations Association, where he led the educational, professional development, and philanthropic programming of the organization. He has also been a member of the Model UN Team, sang bass in the Yale Glee Club, and worked as a campus tour guide. Professionally, Deven has worked as a Finance Intern for a U.S. Congressional campaign, a Research Intern for a diversity & inclusion consulting firm, and most recently, as a Merchandising Intern for rural life retailer Tractor Supply Company.