Cara Kennedy-Cuomo

MBA Candidate, The Wharton School

Prior to continuing her education as an MBA candidate at The Wharton School, Cara Kennedy-Cuomo was an associate at 17 Asset Management, a global firm that designs and manages investments aligned with the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. She was also a partner at Sahar Global Summits, where she led the group’s diversity and inclusion division.

Cara has worked for Jeffrey Sachs on international development efforts, living and working in Rwanda, Malaysia, and Colombia.

With Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Cara has joined delegations fighting for LGBTQ rights in Uganda, environmental rights in Ecuador, and protesting the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Bangladesh and Myanmar. Domestically, she has also joined the organization’s initiatives fighting on behalf of farmworkers in Florida and in upstate New York, and the Mass Bail Out program in New York City.

Cara received her A.B. in Government from Harvard College, with a secondary in Ethnicity, Migration, and Human Rights.