Careers and Outcomes

Alumni Profiles

Students make a huge investment in us, and in return, we make an investment in them that extends throughout their careers. Heller alumni are committed to effecting change across a variety of sectors and social justice issues. Jump to your program to meet some of our amazing alumni:


Master of Public Policy

Kerin Miller '20, MPP/MBA'23

Business Analyst, Public Consulting Group

Pierrce Holmes, MPP'22

Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation
Bishar Jenkins

Bishar Jenkins, MPP'20

Health Policy Fellow, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson's Office

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Social Impact MBA

Paulina Apone, MBA'23

Impact Investing Associate, Boston Impact Initiative

Katie Twomey, MBA'21

Vice President of Finance & Operations, Illumen Capital
Nicole McCauley, MBA'16

Nicole McCauley, MBA'16

Senior Consultant, Deloitte

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MS in Global Health Policy and Management

Pushpita Samina

Pushpita Samina, MS GHPM'15

Clinical Services Lead, Office of Health, Population, Nutrition and Education, USAID Bangladesh

Adeyemi Okunogbe, MS GHPM'12

Adeyemi Okunogbe, MS GHPM'12

Health Systems Specialist, Global Health Division, RTI International

Sarah Leonard, MS GHPM/MA COEX'19

Sarah Leonard, MS GHPM/MA COEX'19

Global Public Health Advisor, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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MA in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence

Maria Fernanda Cabezas, MA COEX'23

Maria Fernanda Cabezas, MA COEX'23

Operations Manager, Everyday Peace Indicators
Julia Szendro

Julia Szendro, MA COEX'18

Director of Strategic Initiatives, NYC Department of Corrections

Shadi Sheikhsaraf

Shadi Sheikhsaraf, MA SID/COEX'17

External Relations Officer, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

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MA in Sustainable International Development

Tenzin Jigme, MA SID'23

Tenzin Jigme, MA SID'23

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Johns Hopkins University
Adebanjo Adesoye, MA SID'22

Adebanjo Adesoye, MA SID'22

Senior Product Manager, KPMG

Madeline Cahue, MA SID'22

Knowledge Management Officer, Indigenous Peoples Portfolio, World Food Programme
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PhD in Social Policy

Anne Douglass, PhD'09

Anne Douglass, PhD'09

Assoc. Professor & Exec. Director, Institute for Early Education Leadership & Innovation, UMass Boston
Rajan Sonik, PhD'17

Rajan Sonik, PhD'17

Director of Research, Institute for Health Equity, AltaMed Health Services

Barbara Ferrer

Barbara Ferrer, PhD'94

Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

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