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Kelsey McGrath

Kelsey McGrath
BFA Theater Studies, BS Media Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 Area(s) of Interest: TV/film, Video/digital media, Entrepreneurship, PR/Marketing, Social media + content creation

Experience: Working as a producer with BLVE Consults, and producing my own show, “The Newness,” from 2018-2019.

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Owning my own media company that specializes in content creation while living and working remotely.

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? A desire to change my current career trajectory to one that’s more authentic to my interests and strengths.

What are you most looking forward to about the MSLCE program? I’m most excited to collaborate with other leaders in the creative sectors. I’m excited to meet new people!

If you could have lunch with one person (living or dead), who would it be? I would have lunch with my 18 year old self and I would pay. 🤗 I’d show her how cool her life will be and how her relentlessness and curiosity will never end.

Which leader or influential figure inspires you the most and why? I’m continually inspired by Brené Brown and her revolutionary work around giving words to help articulate experience to better connect with others and ourselves.

Where are you from? Chicago, IL