Freshman and Sophomore Program Panel

Featuring recent Harvard graduates working in public service fields, this panel will help answer questions about choosing student activities, internships/jobs, and courses that will help underclassmen prepare for public interest futures. Below you can find alumni biographies for those who will be a part of the alumni panel discussion for freshmen and sophomore of Harvard College.

Freshman & Sophomore Panel Moderator

Maribel Hernandez Rivera AB'04
Executive Director of Legal Initiatives at New York City Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

Maribel Hernández Rivera is the Executive Director of Legal Initiatives at the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs where she leads ActionNYC, the nation’s largest investment by a municipality to prepare for executive action and in response to the need for nationwide comprehensive immigration reform. She received her J.D. from N.Y.U. School of Law and a Masters in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.  

Freshman and Sophomore Program Panelists

Sietse Goffard AB'15
Director's Analyst at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Chimaobi Amutah AB'07
State Data Specialist at New Jersey Department of Education

Chris Loney AB'11
Senior Manager, Office of the President at uAspire

Theodora Skeadas AB'12, MPP'16
Consultant, Strategic Innovation Group at Booz Allen Hamilton