Welcome to the team, Leah! We sat down with our new Communications Associate to get to know her better. Here’s what you should know:
Leah joined Creative Action Institute in 2021 and leads the organizations’ cross-functional communications efforts. She began her career in audience development at a digital public news outlet and has since held roles in marketing and communications across various fields. During her time at a Boston-based public relations agency, Leah honed her skills in corporate communications and social media. She has a strong knowledge of digital storytelling and is passionate about furthering gender equality. Leah holds a BA in English with a concentration in Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies from Dickinson College.
What excites you most about this role?
The ability to hear and write stories from our partners in the field! Creative Action Institute has a plethora of amazing stories that are just waiting to be told and I’m excited to work with this dedicated team to help bring these to light.
Daily, what does your job entail?
I monitor our social media for notifications and interactions, post content, and design graphics. I work with various members of the team to ensure our branding comes through in all aspects of our work and conduct interviews with our partners in the field to share.
When you’re not posting on Twitter or sending email blasts, what do you do in your free time?
After work and on the weekends, you can find me in the pottery studio, perusing a farmers’ market, or going for a long walk along the Charles River!