Yvonne Quek, a native of Singapore, is a Program Manager at the Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement at Georgetown University. She supports the University’s global initiatives through networking with academia, business and government, and promoting partnerships and collaborations across schools and campuses. She is also pursuing an MBA at Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. Previously, she was a McLarty Scholar at Vital Voices Global Partnership (2016-2017) and a Hillary Rodham Clinton – McLarty Research Fellow with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (“GIWPS”) (2017-2019). At GIWPS, she researched issues related to the economic empowerment of women, and women’s entrepreneurship. During her time as a McLarty Scholar at Vital Voices Global Partnership, she undertook a monitoring and evaluation study of an economic accelerator program for women business leaders around the world. She has also consulted with non-profits on monitoring and evaluation studies, co-founded an artisan e-commerce business and is a former practicing corporate attorney, specializing in mergers and acquisitions. Yvonne received her Master of Public Service from the Clinton School of Public Service where she completed field work on food insecurity, women’s economic empowerment and women’s leadership development. She completed her law degree at the National University of Singapore and remains a bar licensed attorney in Singapore.
Scholarship Years: 2016, 2017, 2018
- Program Manager at the Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement, Georgetown University
- Clinton School of Public Service Writing Award for Capstone Paper, 2016