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Kathleen Larkin joined CGD in September 2017 as the policy outreach intern. She recently received her BA in International Studies with minors in both Economics and Women’s and Gender Studies from Boston College. Before joining CGD, Larkin interned at the US Department of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, where she conducted research and supported the Assistant Secretary. She has also worked on the Hill for the senator from her home state of Pennsylvania and for the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus, which works to support women candidates for public office. Larkin is originally from outside of Philadelphia and is looking forward to making DC her home!