Maureen Heydt

Assistant Director, Communications and Outreach

M.Sc., Media, Communication and Development, The London School of Economics and Political Science
B.A., Communications, minor in History, University of Arizona

Maureen Heydt is the Assistant Director for Communications and Outreach at the Boston University Global Development Policy Center. She manages the Center’s strategic communications, media relations, digital media and email and event marketing.

Prior to joining the GDP Center, Maureen worked in communications at the Brookings Institution and Global Financial Integrity in Washington, D.C. She also taught English internationally in China and the Czech Republic and was a 2015-2016 J. William Fulbright Fellow to the Czech Republic, where she worked in coordination with the Czech Fulbright Commission and US Embassy Prague to promote growth and mutual understanding between the United States and the Czech Republic.

She holds a Master of Science in Media, Communication and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and History from the University of Arizona. She is a proficient speaker of Czech and has intermediate language skills in Russian and Mandarin.

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