Kate has joined the FMS program after three years working on international environmental policy with Conservation International in Washington D.C. With a degree in Business and Spanish language skills, Kate is hoping to use her academic and professional background to secure a placement working directly with social enterprises.
Fiona is a recent graduate from Hamilton College. After exploring the public, private and social sectors and studying urban planning abroad, Fiona is interested in social entrepreneurship and investing in emerging economies. With an open mind to where she is placed, Fiona is hoping to use her experience with the FMS program to help launch her career in social entrepreneurship.
Monica is currently an MBA student at the Monterey Institute with an MA in International Policy Studies. Monica’s professional background includes experience with nonprofits in Nicaragua and Peru. After completing the FMS training, Monica hopes to secure a placement either in South America or East Asia, where she can continue working in the social enterprise space surrounding agricultural development and women's economic sovereignty.
As the founder and manager of the Luna Company, a San Francisco-based marketing company, Christina brings a significant amount of professional experience to the FMS program. With her entrepreneurial experience and Masters in Management, Christina is most interested in future economic and entrepreneur development work in the Philippines after the training.
As a current student at the Monterey Institute, Maeve is currently completing an MBA and MA in International Environmental Policy. Upon graduation or during her summer breaks, she will be seeking a placement in India, Bangladesh or West Africa where she can apply her French language skills.
After receiving her degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside where she studied abroad at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and interned in Washington D.C., Mrinalini began the dual MBA/International Trade, Investment and Development Policy program at the Monterey Institute. Following the end of the Spring 2014 semester, Mrinalini hopes to find a placement that will help her launch her career in the field of social enterprise and impact investing.
As a graduate of the University of Washington, Catherine joined the FMS after working with Forcier Consulting where she was a Business Development Officer in Cairo, Egypt and Jubba, South Sudan. After completing the FMS training, Catherine hopes to continue working with developing markets and is interested in a placement in India or West Africa.
After working in for Snapguide in San Francisco is hoping to build on her experience while working with a start-up abroad. While open minded to a placement anywhere in the world, Brittney is currently exploring options in India and Brazil.
As a recent graduate from Barnard College with a degree in Environmental Policy, Emily joined the FMS program to help gain professional experience in the field of social entrepreneurship.