Melvin Clayton (’16) has joined Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families as the Race Equity Director for Advocacy. Clayton’s responsibilities with AACF will include working with staff – specifically in the areas of communications, outreach, public engagement, and policy – to more deeply ingrain equity and inclusion in the day-to-day external advocacy work with diverse audiences and partners.
Dylan Edgell (’19) is the new Assistant Director of the Center for Community and Economic Development at the University of Central Arkansas.
Caitlin McAteer (‘17) has joined Corona Insights in Denver, Colo., consulting for business, nonprofit, and government organizations. She will work with agencies to evaluate programs and build strategies.
A largely Clinton School team, led by graduate Cathrine Schwader (’14), took part in the 2019 Arkansas Cornbread Festival while winning two prizes. This year's team was founded in honor of Jenna Rhodes, who passed away in July 2019 and previously coordinated the event.
Karen Zuccardi (’19) has started work with Winrock International as a Program Associate. Zuccardi began her tenure at Winrock International as an intern in the Delta I-Fund, a proof-of-concept startup accelerator that connects budding entrepreneurs in the eight-state DRA territory with training, local business mentors and funding, in January 2019.
The Clinton School Speaker Series not only enhances the education of Clinton School students, but also provides a venue for the public to engage in intellectual discussions on the issues of the day.