Severin Beckwith

MPS, Global Development
  • Hometown: Greer, South Carolina
  • College attended and major: Clemson University - Management BS with a History Minor
Tell us a fun fact about you.

My first name comes from an obscure scifi novel

What are the big challenges you want to tackle in the world?

Food insecurity and environmental degradation

What were you doing before the MPS program?

I was in the Peace Corps in Zambia.

What does global development mean to you?

Developing our world in concert with the environment so basic needs are met for all and can be sustained for future generations.

What has been the most memorable or impactful experience of your career so far?

Hands down my Peace Corps service has been my most impactful experience thus far in life.

How do you envision your MPS degree contributing to your career?

I want to leave school better prepared to make the difference I want to see in the world.