“America to Me” Viewings with My Cohort

My motivation for pursuing a graduate degree has been to analyze and disrupt systems of educational inequity, so that students of historically marginalized groups can access and thrive in academic spaces. Although my classes at HGSE have provoked many interesting conversations around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, I have valued time outside of class … More “America to Me” Viewings with My Cohort

The Chat Group

There are two kinds of people in this world: people who are comfortable having a permanent notification tag on their phone app that says they have 1,253 unread messages. And then there are people who read every message every hour to avoid the dreaded unread notification. I am proudly part of the latter category. Yet, … More The Chat Group

A Container for Learning

I felt a wave of nerves as the professor stated it was time to reveal the Workplace Lab teams.  As a first year student in the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) program at HGSE, I had heard about Workplace Lab, what some community members described as a “container for learning.” The teams were purposefully designed … More A Container for Learning

The Perks of (PS)Pizza

On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 I landed at Logan International Airport with two suitcases and a purse. The past fourteen years of my life in sunny California, were uprooted, stuffed into luggage, then launched across the United States, courtesy of American Airlines. I initially felt a lot of anxiety surrounding my transition into life at … More The Perks of (PS)Pizza

“College 4 Me”: Middle School Students Make a Campus Visit to HGSE

Prevention Science and Practice students like me at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) have a super cool opportunity to intern with schools and community organizations serving K-12 students throughout our entire school year. I was lucky enough to run an after school course at Gardner Pilot Academy called College 4 Me, a dual-generation … More “College 4 Me”: Middle School Students Make a Campus Visit to HGSE