Catherine Dooling, Social and Environmental Impact Analysis Intern
Branch Location: Oakland, CA
Hometown: Darnestown, MD
Education: MBA Candidate at the University of California, Berkeley (expected 2016)
Biography: Catherine Dooling is an MBA candidate at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, where she is focusing her studies on Impact Assessment. She is originally from Maryland and received a BS from Skidmore College before moving to the West Coast, where she worked at Los Angeles’ preeminent day center and permanent supportive housing facility for homeless and low income women, the Downtown Women’s Center. Over the course of four years, Catherine designed job training programs and launched three social enterprise businesses with the Downtown Women’s Center: a cafe, a resale boutique, and an online store for handcrafted products under the brand name MADE by DWC. She remains passionate about social justice and economic empowerment in homeless and low-income communities.
Project Description: Catherine will assist the Beneficial State Foundation Impact team in gathering, analyzing and reporting social and environmental impact data.