2024 MPA Fellows Academic Excellence Awardee: Kereema McDonald

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Kereema McDonald, MPA Fellow ’24

Full Name: Kereema McDonald

Title and Organization: Associate Rate Specialist, DEEP/PURA

SPP Degree and Graduation Year: MPA Fellow, ‘24

Kereema McDonald, originally from Kingston, Jamaica, has called Connecticut home for the past 21 years. With a heart dedicated to helping those in need, she has found fulfillment in both her personal and professional pursuits.

Kereema’s journey has led her to a career spanning almost a decade in the public sector, where she has tirelessly worked to make a difference in her community. Her commitment to serving others has been a driving force, as she seeks to uplift and empower those who cannot help themselves.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Kereema is an avid traveler, finding inspiration and perspective in exploring different cultures and landscapes. Through her travels, she has gained a deeper appreciation for the diversity of the world and the interconnectedness of humanity.

Looking ahead, Kereema is determined to continue her journey in the public sector, fueled by a desire to leave a lasting impact on the people of Connecticut. With her passion for service and unwavering dedication, she aspires to contribute to positive change and foster a brighter future for all.