Celia is a first-year student in the 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.
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 at the intersection of education and peace-building, 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.”