“If you’re going into a community, you have to understand their needs, their strengths, and what they want so that you can give them tools that will help the community continue growing after you leave.”
“My job in healthcare strategy has always had incredibly strong linkages to the policy that enables and supports it, but COVID-19 made policy relevant to my work in a different, important way.”
“My interest in policy has always been about scale: how can I benefit people to the greatest extent?”
"To me, a public policy analyst is a designer in the social sector."
“It’s not about torturing the data to get the answers you want. It’s about understanding what is out there to get the truth you need.”
“DPSS was inspiring because some of my classmates were pursuing pretty radically different things than I am, and it made me think outside of the box about my next steps.”