Yvonne Quek is a 2017-2019 Hillary Rodham Clinton-McLarty Fellow with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. She researches issue areas related to expanding women’s access to work opportunities in fragile states, from studying barriers women face, to enhancing women’s participation in entrepreneurship, to advancing the role of women in different levels of corporate supply chains. Previously, Ms. Quek served as the McLarty Scholar at Vital Voices Global Partnership where she undertook a monitoring and evaluation study within the organization. She has also consulted with non-profits on monitoring and evaluation studies, co-founded an artisan e-commerce business, and is a former practicing corporate attorney, specialized in mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Quek received her Masters of Public Service from the Clinton School of Public Service where she completed field work on food insecurity, women’s economic empowerment, and women’s leadership development. She completed her law degree at the National University of Singapore and remains a bar licensed attorney in Singapore. She is also currently pursuing her Masters in Business Administration at the McDonough School of Business.