Winter 2022 Heller Magazine

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Features

Health Policy Change-Makers

Heller alumni are advancing health equity from every angle.

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It's a Problem So Big, We Have to Solve it

In a powerful new book, Anita Hill describes the true costs and consequences of gender-based violence.

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Fighting for Energy Justice

Paula Garcia, MA SID’13, is taking a people-first approach to solving the climate crisis.

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Departments

Q & A with “The Farmer Foodie”

Meet Alison Elliott, MBA/MA SID’22, who is passionate about using social entrepreneurship to promote sustainable agriculture practices. She also moonlights as the author of “The Farmer Foodie,” a blog and social media platform where she shares vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free recipes as well as sustainable culinary and farming tips.

In Focus

Associate Dean Maria Madison brings her restorative justice expertise to The Robbins House, a nonprofit focused on raising awareness of Concord’s African, African American and antislavery history from the 17th through 19th centuries and its national relevance.

Letter from Dean Weil

“Across the board, Heller people impress me with their passion for their work, their academic and interpersonal integrity, and their capacity to make this complicated organization run.”

Heller Magazine is published by the Heller School Office of Communications

DEAN
David Weil

BOARD OF ADVISORS CHAIR
Constance Fairweather Kane, PhD’85

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD PRESIDENT
Nicole Rodriguez, MPP’14

HELLER OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

  • Bethany Romano, MBA’17, Director
  • Alexandra Rubington, Web Manager
  • Annie Harrison, Rabb MS’21, Senior Communications Specialist

INTEGRATED DESIGN, BRANDEIS OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

  • Deborah Wieder, Director
  • Jessica Tanny, Senior Graphic Designer
  • Claudia Herman, Editor
  • Jessica Quirk, Production Manager

CONTRIBUTORS

  • Kate Kaplan, Director of Development and Alumni Relations

ABOUT THE COVER

  • Art Direction by Integrated Design
  • Photo by Mike Lovett