Staff

LaChaun Banks

LaChaun Banks

Ash Center Director for Equity and Inclusion

LaChaun J. Banks serves as the Ash Center’s first ever Director for Equity and Inclusion. She is a seasoned professional in economic development,...

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Kate Bauer

Kate Bauer

Project Coordinator, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
Kate Bauer is Project Coordinator for the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative at the Ash Center. Kate served a term with AmeriCorps in her home state... Read more about Kate Bauer
Lisa Cox

Lisa Cox

Academic Content Producer, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

Lisa Cox is the academic content producer for the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative...

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Jessica Creighton

Jessica Creighton

Research Manager, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

Jessica Creighton is the Research Manager for the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, where she oversees the Initiative’s portfolio of...

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Melissa D'Anello

Melissa D'Anello

Assistant Director of Events and Outreach

Melissa D’Anello is the Assistant Director of Events and Outreach at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. Prior to joining the Ash...

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David Dapice

David Dapice

Senior Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Program

David Dapice is leading expert on the economic development of Southeast Asia and has worked extensively in Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, and...

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Warren Dent

Warren Dent

Program Director, Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

Prior to joining BHCLI, Warren spent three years at Harvard Law School managing the Teaching Negotiation Resource Center at the Program on Negotiation (...

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Joseph Dintino

Joseph Dintino

Associate Director for Information Systems

Joe Dintino is the Associate Director for Information Systems at the Ash Center. Prior to joining the Ash Center, Dintino worked as a business systems...

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Betsy Gardner

Betsy Gardner

Research Assistant/Writer

Betsy Gardner is a research assistant and writer for Digital Platforms and Practitioner Content for the Innovations in Government Program at the Ash...

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David Giles

David Giles

Associate Director & Senior Research Associate, Program on Crisis Leadership

David Giles is the associate director & senior research associate of the Program on Crisis Leadership (PCL) at Harvard Kennedy School. In addition to...

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