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Alum Spotlight: Marissa Bialek (MPP '16)

Marissa Bialek is a People Analyst on the People Innovation Lab (PiLab) at Google in the Bay Area. She graduated from the Accelerated Master of Public Policy program in 2016 and received her B.A. in Political and Social Thought (PST) from the College of Arts and Sciences in 2015. She nerds out to social psychology research, animation, and video games.

Alum Spotlight: Mayura Iyer (MPP '16)

Mayura Iyer is an education policy advocate, teacher, writer, and proud Batten alum. She graduated from the Accelerated Master of Public Policy program in 2016 and received her B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the College of Arts and Sciences in 2015. In May 2018 she will receive her Master of Education degree from Southern Methodist University. Currently, she is a 2nd year corps member with Teach for America, and teaches 11th grade U.S. History in Dallas, Texas. As a policy advocate, she has worked with several organizations, including D.C. Public Schools and the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership. Her articles have been featured in several online publications, including The Huffington Post and Mic.com.

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