Kathleen Keefe is a joint degree MA-MBA candidate at the Jackson Institute and School of Management. She comes to Yale from the international development sector, where she managed USAID projects in Eastern Europe and Central Asia that promote land market development and the growth of small and medium enterprises. Kathleen served as a Fulbright English instructor in Khabarovsk, Russia from 2012-2013. Prior to this, she worked in domestic policy evaluation, where she co-authored reports on labor, healthcare, defense, and nutrition programs. Kathleen graduated cum laude from Wellesley College in 2009 with a double major in political science and Russian. At Yale, Kathleen studies policymaking for inclusive economic development, with a focus on approaches that build wealth and equity in communities.