Claire Daviss joined the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program in June 2015. Her work focuses on promoting the program’s initiatives and projects through strategic outreach and communications, wielding tools such as social media, email communications, media relations, web content, and more. Before coming to the Aspen Institute, Claire grounded her passion for public service in both her professional and academic life. Most recently, she served as a Democracy Fellow at FairVote in Takoma Park, Md., where she researched voting and election reform in the United States. She also interned at Junta for Progressive Action, a community-based nonprofit in New Haven, Conn., as part of the Yale President’s Public Service Fellowship; and she interned at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from Yale College cum laude with a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics, having concentrated her studies on urban poverty and inequality.
Claire Daviss manages communications for the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program, overseeing strategic communications and messaging, media relations, mass email, web content, and social media.