Admissions and Financial Aid

What Alumni and Current Students Say about Heller

Syrga Kanatbek Kyzy, MA SID/MS GHPM'21, shares how she wants to use her dual degrees in sustainable international development and global health policy and management to fight for equality, change the lives of vulnerable people and improve health systems in Kyrgyzstan. 

Sam Hyun, MPP'21, talks about his experience working for Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo, his leadership in the New England Asian American community and why he choose Heller. 

Sylvia Murray, MBA/MA COEX'18, founder of nonprofit organization Sarus, explains why she chose to pursue a dual degree at Heller: an MBA and a master's in conflict resolution and coexistence.

Sukia Akiba, MS’18, explains how she utilizes what she learned while at Heller in her role as CEO of financial consulting firm The Soul Supplier Inc., as well as a social activist and environmentalist. Hear from Sukia:

Ariel Magid, MA SID/WGS'14, shares how the focus on sustainability and women's studies drew her to Heller.

Ajai Scott is a Heller MBA/MA SID'19 dual degree student who speaks about her future goals in development and business and how she benefits from a dual degree. Hear from Ajai:

Anri Tanabe, MS/Global Health Policy and MA/Sustainable International Development '17, and Christian Perry, MBA and MA/Sustainable International Development '17, reflect on their respective programs and their time at Heller as Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Hear from Anri and Christian: