Chief Digital Content Officer
Ariette Agnew is a second year Master in Public Policy candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Before coming to the Kennedy School, Ariette was a member of Teach For America and taught kindergarten and first grade in Houston, Texas for three years. A Texas native, Ariette received her undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Austin. Ariette previously interned at the Department of Education in Washington, D.C., focusing on President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative. She also interned with Children’s Defense Fund- Texas, advocating for healthcare for uninsured Texans. This summer Ariette interned with the National Black Child Development Institute working to pass policies that improve the lives of Black children and families. In addition to working with Enrollment Services to increase the number of historically underrepresented students at HKS, Ariette is the President of the Black Student Union and Chief Digital Content Officer for the Black Policy Conference. She holds a Master of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins University and will graduate with her Master in Public Policy from HKS in May 2022.