Jennifer McKee

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Jennifer McKee





Jennifer McKee is a MPA student, concentrating in Innovation, Science, and Environment at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She currently interns with the Green Party leader of Canada, Elizabeth May, in the Canadian Parliament and is engaged with multiple research projects including a working paper on private governance that she presented this summer at MIT’s Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) conference. She is also the editor-in-chief of her university’s peer-reviewed sustainability journal. Jennifer graduated from Harvard in 2011 where she concentrated in Government (International Relations), received a secondary in Environmental Science and Public Policy, and a French language citation. She spent 3 months working in Greece for the Sustainable Aegean Programme, a non-profit focused on education and outreach to rural communities. As the president of the Harvard International Relations Council she launched an international grant program to offer individuals and student groups funding for public service oriented events and travel. She served as the Under-Secretary General for Business for HNMUN, a 3000 person conference in Boston, and as chair for mock UNEP and UNDP committees for World Model United Nations in The Hague (2009) and Taipei (2010), and worked closely to support the Resolution Project in Vancouver (202). Finally, she spent 3 years at Harvard working for the Office for Sustainability where she organized successful eco-initiatives for students, staff and faculty to increase energy efficiency and recycling participation.