Celia is a second-year student in the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) program with a concentration in International Development. Prior to Georgetown, Celia worked for six years in the international education field in Boston, Massachusetts. She also spent a year teaching English in a public secondary school in Yecla, Spain, and designed and delivered educational programming at a historic Vanderbilt estate in rural New York state. During her time at MSFS, she has interned at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. State Department, spent a summer working for a tech social enterprise in Yangon, Myanmar, and supported the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) team at the International Youth Foundation in Baltimore, Maryland.
Originally from the Mid-Atlantic region, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Brown University and is fluent in Spanish. Celia is interested in working with young adults, education and access, particularly in Latin America.
"I chose MSFS because of its professional focus. I love that the oral exam prepares graduates to not only be knowledgeable about the field of international affairs, but also to communicate that knowledge concisely and effectively, an extremely valuable skill for our future careers.”