Alyssa Swander joined the Center in December 2010. As Communications Manager, she is responsible for developing and implementing a communications strategy for the Center’s R&D platform with a particular focus on the FOI projects aimed at creating and testing new ideas to achieve breakthrough impacts. Alyssa received her Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is also a 2006 graduate of Dartmouth College, where she majored in English and minored in education.