Theodora Skeadas is an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, where she works on issues
of cyber security, counter-terrorism, and data innovation in the Middle East and North
Africa region. She is also the Executive Director of Cambridge Local First, a non-profit
that promotes a local economy community by educating the public and government
about the significant environmental, economic, and cultural benefits of a strong local
She concurrently works as an independent political consultant, having strategically
advised and managed campaigns for Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor and
Cambridge City Council, among others. She recently graduated from the Harvard
Kennedy School with a Master in Public Policy, where she studied International Trade
Beforehand, she worked in Turkey and Iraq on a Fulbright Fellowship, and in Morocco
and the West Bank with non-governmental organizations on issues of community
empowerment, conflict resolution, and poverty alleviation. Theodora graduated from
Harvard College in 2012 with a B.A. in Philosophy and Government, and minors in Near
Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Modern Standard Arabic, and Modern Greek.
Theodora has studied French, Modern Standard Arabic, Modern Greek, Moroccan
Arabic, Spanish, and Modern Turkish.