“My experience at Milano has been incredible. I definitely got more out of it than I ever expected. I’ve always considered myself to be a progressive-liberal, but the education I received here really pushed my boundaries and challenged the way I look at the political system, traditional philanthropy and social change. I remember sitting in my Social Justice Leadership course last fall, the professor looked at me and said, “Hillary, you look like you’re in pain.” Shaking my head I responded, “Just tryin’ to wrap my brain around it all.” I think that accurately sums up education at Milano…”
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Brooke Hansson is a graduate of the Urban Policy Analysis and Management program at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School.
Talib Hudson is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Urban Policy Analysis and Management at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School. As a Harlem native and resident, Talib is deeply interested in the socioeconomic development of urban communities of color. He is particularly interested in scalable, …
Hailing from Newton, MA and a transplant to NYC in July, 2007 after completing a BA in Anthropology and a minor in printmaking at the University of Virginia, Meredith is now living in Beirut, Lebanon. After trying her luck in the dismal labor market of 2008 and 2009, she selected the Urban Policy program at the New School for its diversity and flexibility.
“In policy, the driver is motivation and ambition, more so than inspiration. Works of great scholars and practitioners motivate me to expand and enrich my knowledge and my competence. However, the inner motivation comes from wanting to create impact around issues that I care about, rather than becoming a great scholar or practitioner.” – Lina Fedirko