Kaylin McNeil, M.A.


B.A. in Finance and International Development fromColorado State University

M.A. Global Finance, Trade, and Economic Integration, University of Denver - Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Kaylin graduated in June from Korbel with a masters in Global Finance Trade and Economic Integration. She received her bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in Finance and International Development and worked in finance in Spain and the US before returning to school. She is especially interested in ESG finance and sustainable development. In her free time, she loves any and all outdoor activities (running, biking, backpacking, skiing, rollerblading).

For the past two years, she has worked at the Pardee Center as a Research Aide and Fellow as well as interned with the United Nations Development Programme’s Strategic Policy Unit in New York in the summer of 2019. In her time at Pardee, Kaylin has contributed to important work at the center through writing, literature review, and analysis on a variety of research projects – recent highlights include working on a project to estimate and project the gender gap in poverty for UN Women and co-authoring forthcoming reports on COVID-19’s effects on global poverty and on development in Africa. Simultaneously, she has also been an important part of maintaining and advancing the International Futures model through serving as the project lead for the IFs Data Team and now leading the IFs Resource and Documentation Team.

Email: Kaylin.McNeil@du.edu