Selecca Bulgar-Medina is a Policy Fellow for the IJ Clinic on Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Law School. Selecca works closely with the IJ Clinic’s directors to support and guide the Clinic’s policy endeavors at the city and state level. She contributes to grassroots strategy development, interfaces with elected officials, and conducts policy research to advance the Clinic’s advocacy efforts on behalf of low-income entrepreneurs. Selecca is passionate about policy and advocacy work that results in positive change for everyday people – especially advocacy efforts that foster economic opportunities for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Prior to joining the Clinic, Selecca spent four years as a public policy specialist with the Locke Lord Public Policy Group, a Boston-based subsidiary of Locke Lord LLP. In that role, she assisted with the development of comprehensive Massachusetts legislative and policy strategies and worked on a broad spectrum of policy areas which included health care, food security, energy and environmental issues. Selecca received her master’s degree in political science from Northeastern University in 2013. As an undergraduate, she studied political science and sociology, also at Northeastern University, graduating cum laude in 2007.
Selecca hails from Massachusetts and now resides in Illinois, where she enjoys spending time by Lake Michigan and is gradually getting used to rooting for the Chicago Bulls.