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Clara Summers

Legislative Assistant

Issue Area & Contact

  • Legislative staff support

Office Phone: (202) 745-5226

Clara Summers is a Legislative Assistant with the Policy & Legislation team in Washington, D.C.

Clara is a graduate of the University of Washington, Seattle, with a BA in Honors Anthropology & Czech Language and a minor in Environmental Science and Resource Management. After graduation, she spent a year in Baltimore as the Maryland Program Associate for Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA) through Episcopal Service Corps. Following her time with IPL, Clara returned to her childhood home of Indonesia and taught English through the Fulbright program.

Being the daughter of a conservation biologist and having lived in many different environments, Clara has seen firsthand the consequences of environmental degradation. She’s passionate about policy and advocacy because she sees it as integral to creating far-reaching, positive change.