Vanessa is a management consulting analyst at Accenture, focusing on healthcare and public service, especially state, local, and provincial government. She graduated from Harvard University with an A.B. in government and a Certificate in Latin American Studies, writing a senior thesis on the Mexican criminal justice system through the prism of inequality. Vanessa is a SouthCentral Scholar and participant in the first SCS Summer Academy. Prior to joining Accenture, she interned at a film production and international sales company, a commercial solar energy company, and the SouthCentral Scholars Summer Academy.