Jahaida Hernández Jesurum
Jahaida Jesurum is a faculty assistant. Prior to joining the Harvard Kennedy School, Jesurum was an administrative and events coordinator in the Office of Corporate Relations at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), for both the Industry Liaison Program and the Startup Exchange Program.
Jesurum lived in New York City for over a decade where she worked as an interpreter, writer and community outreach professional in the nonprofit sector, focusing on serving Hispanic communities, women immigrants and the youth.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Communication degree in Journalism from Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD), and a Journalism Print and Digital Media certificate from New York University (NYU).