Kristin Kelleher is a Research Aide and Analyst at the GW Solar Institute. In this role, she assists the Director with research of solar products and technologies and the Executive Coordinator with maintaining the website and event planning. Ms. Kelleher is a graduating senior at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs with a concentration in Europe and Eurasia and minors in Political Science and History.
Ms. Kelleher has spent her time at GW working at various internships that center on her passions of government and international affairs. She is most fond of her time on Capitol Hill at Congressman Tierney’s Office, where she further developed her organizational and communication skills through frequent interaction with constituents.
During her studies of international affairs in Western Europe, she was drawn to the European Union’s initiatives to address climate change. Learning about the EU’s environmental protection policies and their necessity for ensuring global economic and social stability has encouraged her to become involved in energy reform within the United States.
Ms. Kelleher is active in many campus activities, taking on leadership roles such as the Vice President of South Hall Council, and Chair and Finance Director of GW Class Council. She has also had a continued interest in community service, and is very involved with her community service sorority Epsilon Sigma Alpha. She is currently exploring career opportunities in government affairs.