Sarah Gertler

Sarah Gertler

As the Newman Fellow, Sarah works on graphic design, social media, and communications for the Institute for Policy Studies. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in graphic design in 2018 and spent much of her undergraduate years involved...
Olivia Alperstein

Olivia Alperstein

Olivia Alperstein is the Deputy Communications Director at the Institute for Policy Studies. She works to advance bold policies and ideas and challenge unjust policies through strategic communications on issues impacting human health and survival. She believes that...
Peter Certo

Peter Certo

Peter Certo is the editorial manager of the Institute for Policy Studies. He edits its Foreign Policy In Focus and OtherWords services, contributes regularly to both outlets, and works with IPS experts to develop writing for mainstream and progressive publications....
Netfa Freeman

Netfa Freeman

Netfa started at IPS as Director of the Institute’s Social Action & Leadership School for Activists (SALSA) from 2000 to 2010 and is now the Events Coordinator for the other IPS projects. Netfa is also an organizer in Pan-African Community Action (PACA), on...