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- Engaging with policymakers and civic leaders
- Social safety net and reducing inequality
Joining the team in 2016, Hannah serves as an intermediary between scholars, policymakers and civic organizations to connect research to policy debates at the local, state, and federal level. In 2017, Hannah developed SSN’s Training Researchers to Inform Policy workshop, a daylong interactive training that teaches researchers how to ask better research questions and build powerful relationships with decision makers for bigger policy impact. Prior to SSN, Hannah worked as a Research and Policy Fellow for the Women’s City Club of New York, and served as an AmeriCorps member with Metropolitan Family Service in Portland, Oregon.
She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a BA in Political Science and French. In 2016, Hannah received an MPA from The Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University. She currently lives in Cambridge with her tomato plants.