Claire Leopold is a program manager on Arabella’s Managed Organizations team. She provides operational, programmatic, financial, and business development support for projects hosted by the New Venture Fund and the Sixteen Thirty Fund. Her portfolio consists of projects focused on conservation, economic disparity, women’s health, and civic engagement. Claire also works to expand and scale Arabella’s flexible financing offerings for institutional and individual investors.
Prior to joining Arabella, Claire was an analyst for TripAdvisor, where she provided data analytics for several marketing channels across multiple points of sale. Outside of work, she manages her own fiscally sponsored project, Mawuli Apeme, a small program in Accra, Ghana, that helps young adults transition out of orphanages to lead successful, productive lives. Claire has also spent time in the Dominican Republic researching microfinance, as well as in South Africa as a consultant to small social enterprises.
Claire received a BA in international affairs with minors in business and social entrepreneurship from Northeastern University. She has since received high honors in a certificate program at Harvard Business School focusing on the fundamentals of business.