Alumni Spotlights

Welcome to the Alum Spotlight page where alumni actively engaged in their practice through jobs, research or projects are featured. If you or someone you know would like to be featured please send us an email at milanocommunications@newschool.edu.

 

As New York State Comptroller, Milano Alum Thomas DiNapoli Is Living The New School Mission

Thomas DiNapoli was once a rising star in the corporate world. It was the early 1980s, and the Long Island, N.Y. native ascended the ranks of the telecommunications industry to a position in management at AT&T. Conventional wisdom said he should have gone to business school and earned his MBA. “But ...

Nathaniel Smith, ’00, Named to Grist 50

Nathaniel Smith, MS Urban Policy Analysis and Management ’00, has earned praise as the founder and chief equity officer/CEO for the Partnership for Southern Equity, where he leads efforts to advance growth and opportunity in the metropolitan Atlanta region and the American South. That praise has come from people from around ...

Third Annual EPSM Student and Alumni Mixer

Join us for the Third Annual EPSM Student and Alumni Mixer Tuesday, April 17 at 6:00 PM  Tishman Center at 79 5th Avenue on the 16th Floor.  All New School students, alumni, and faculty interested in the environment and sustainability are invited to join us in a celebration of Earth Week, hosted by the Environmental Policy ...

Milano Alum NY State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli to Speak March 26th

Join us for a discussion with Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller since 2007, and graduate of Milano School for International Affairs, Management and Public and Urban Policy (’88) on his efforts as trustee of America’s third largest state pension fund to shape corporate policies and practices on environmental, social and ...

The New School + #SXSW: Faculty and Alumni Share Perspectives on Technology for Social Good

"New School thought leaders on ethics and technology included Maya Wiley, Senior Vice President for Social Justice, who spoke on the need for digital sanctuary and the expansion of broadband access for low-income communities of color; New School faculty members Eiko Ikegami, Peter Asaro, and Ed Keller, who explored ways that artificial intelligence can be ...

Nu Lambda Mu Inducts Milano Grads

Jenna Kronenberg, a recently inducted member of the NLM society is  a Janurary 2018 graduate of the nonprofit management program. A couple months prior to her graduation, Jenna was hired by Physicians for Reproductive Health to join its fundraising and development team (www.prh.org). Jenna credits her career path in social ...

Social Enterprises Founded by New Challenge Winners Receive Grant

   Amy Chasan, Executive Director and Founder of Sweet Generation    Jordyn Lexton, CEO and Founder of Drive Change   Congratulations to Amy Chasan (NPM ’14), Executive Director and Founder of Sweet Generation Bakery, and Jordyn Lexton, Founder and CEO of Drive Change, who were awarded grants totaling 5.3 million dollars ...

MILANO ALUMNI AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: MONIQUE JEFFERSON (‘02)

Milano alumna Monique Jefferson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP received The Network Journal’s 2012 “40 under 40” achievement award for her 20+ years as a human resources leader in the areas of financial services, pharmaceutical, insurance, and professional services. A graduate of Milano’s M.S. in Human Resources Management in 2002, Monique currently works for ...

Public and Urban Policy Alumni: Brooke Hansson

Brooke Hansson won the Milano School's Thesis of the Year award in 2011 for her analysis of the gang prevention efforts of Friends of the Lifers, a Jersey City organization providing services for former prison inmates. A month after getting her master's degree, Hansson landed a job as program coordinator at ...

Milano Alumni, Yvonne Moore: Executive Director of the Daphne Foundation

Yvonne Moore worked in her home state of Texas on the delivery side of social services, with victims of child abuse. “I saw the frustration of social service providers dealing with bad laws, uncaring officials, and a lack of funds. I felt that emotionally I was better prepared and could ...

EPSM Alumni: Annie Moss

In 2009, Annie Moss began working with a group of women who were transforming a neglected, overgrown plot of land in the South Bronx into a community garden. Moss saw the three-acre plot as a place where she could apply ideas she had been exploring in her job as a ...