Kaycee Beardeaux, Analyst, has worked with several government entities, private firms and nongovernmental organizations on a wide range of domestic and foreign policies since 2017.
Prior to joining SMI, Kaycee was an intern for Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI), where she conducted legislative research and memo drafting for the Appropriations and National Security teams. Prior to that, Kaycee worked as a Research Assistant and translator for the George Washington University-DoD Foreign Area Officer Regional Sustainment Initiative, where she supported the development of linguistic and political curriculum relating to Middle Eastern foreign policy. Kaycee has also interned with the National Council on US-Arab relations, Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women, and strategic communications firm STG Results.
In May of 2021, Kaycee obtained her B.A. in International Affairs from the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, specializing in Conflict Resolution and the Arabic language. Kaycee looks forward to supporting SMI clients through her tracking of the Appropriations process and pressing national security concerns.