Clara Nevins

Activist, social entrepreneur, writer

Clara Nevins is an incoming senior at the Marlborough School in Los Angeles, California and a graduation of the Yale University Young Global Scholars Program. She has always had an interest in politics and activism. In 2016, Clara founded Bridge the Divide, an international organization focused on ending political polarization for the upcoming generation. Bridge the Divide has now grown to have over 400 contributors from 30 countries and is hosting a national conference in Los Angeles in October. In addition to being a National Women’s March Youth Ambassador, Clara is also the founder of the nationwide organizations, the UNICEF Young Ambassadors and Change Climate Change. In 2015 she was a delegate with the National Resources Defense Council to the United Nations Paris climate conference, COP21. In the summer of 2016, she served as a high school fellow to the Hillary Clinton campaign. Clara is a consultant with JUV consulting on non profits and youth activism, and has worked with Rhianna’s Clara Lionel Foundation. She is currently working with ZEITGUIDE, a research and media company, on advising corporations such as Mattel and Lucas Film on the power of women in media and entrepreneurship. Lastly, Clara is a member of Citizen University’s “Youth Collaboratory” and is working to build a curriculum on civic engagement. In 2016, she won a national Scholastic silver medal for a screenplay she wrote about her activism. In the future, Clara hopes to combine her love of writing with her passion for activism, politics, and global affairs.