“Sometimes it’s harder to influence policy from within an organization: through consulting, I feel I can have the most meaningful influence.”
“Harris’ environment has been equally inviting and challenging. I’m not sure you could find this type of atmosphere anywhere else.”
“The skills I gained at Harris—especially looking at data critically—have been invaluable in my role at UNICEF. I have a completely different lens to use when solving problems.”
“It’s not enough that teachers are well-trained when students don’t have time to do homework because they’re working to support their families, or that the school provides lunch when students are hungry at home."
Nathan Jefferson, MPP Class of 2020, wants to enable nongovernmental organizations to be more effective in Latin America.
“My policy interests may evolve, but my desire to do government work, focus on evidence-based policy, and uplift marginalized communities won’t change.”