Jennifer Hegarty


Jennifer is a second-year masters student in the Masters of Public Administration in International Development program at the Harvard Kennedy School. She works with the Lerner Lab as a research assistant and as a Master’s student intern.

She is interested in improving the welfare of individuals through the application of insights from the JDM world. Before HKS, she worked at McKinsey & Co., HM Treasury, and Generation (an employment-focused NGO) in London and Nairobi, and will rejoin McKinsey & Co., London, in September 2019.

Jennifer is originally from Ireland, and now lives in Cambridge with her partner. She enjoys running and reading, and is a particular fan of golden age detective fiction.