Our Team

Milena Batanova

Milena Batanova

Research and Evaluation Manager

Milena Batanova leads the Instructional Strategies to Promote Empathy project at Making Caring Common. She works with teachers and schools to facilitate and evaluate the implementation of low burden strategies to promote attitudes and behaviors related to empathy and caring.... Read more about Milena Batanova

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Alison Cashin

Alison Cashin

Director

Alison Cashin is the Director of Making Caring Common. An award-winning communicator and advocate, Alison helps organizations put their ideas into practice, build and engage diverse audiences, and develop and communicate messages that change hearts and minds.... Read more about Alison Cashin

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Frances Chang

Frances Chang

Turning the Tide School Campaign Intern
Frances Chang is the Turning the Tide School Campaign Intern for Making Caring Common and is currently pursuing an Ed.M. in human development and psychology at Harvard Graduate School of Education.... Read more about Frances Chang
Becca Conner

Becca Conner

Empathy Strategies in Schools Intern

Becca Conner is an intern on Making Caring Common’s Empathy Strategies in Schools project and is pursuing an Ed.M. in human development and psychology at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE).... Read more about Becca Conner

Alexis Ditkowsky

Alexis Ditkowsky

Senior Communications Manager

Alexis Ditkowsky is the Senior Communications Manager at Making Caring Common. With a career spanning social impact, education, technology, and the arts, Alexis harnesses digital opportunities to build communities, connect people to resources, and amplify diverse voices.... Read more about Alexis Ditkowsky

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Luba Falk Feigenberg

Research Advisor

Luba Falk Feigenberg, EdD, is a Research Advisor for Making Caring Common. Luba has nearly two decades of experience working in a variety of non-profit and educational settings, including schools, early childhood education, after school programs, the juvenile justice system, and community mental health.... Read more about Luba Falk Feigenberg

Danielle Fowler

Danielle Fowler

Special Projects Coordinator

Danielle Fowler is Making Caring Common's Special Projects Coordinator and an Ed.M. candidate in the Human Development & Psychology program at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE).... Read more about Danielle Fowler

Stephanie Jones

Stephanie Jones

Senior Advisor

Stephanie Jones, senior advisor to MCC, is a developmental psychologist and the Marie and Max Kargman Associate Professor in Human Development and Urban Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.... Read more about Stephanie Jones

Bene Webster

Bene Webster

Empathy Strategies in Schools Intern

Bene Webster is an Empathy Strategies in Schools Intern and an Ed.M. candidate in human development and psychology with a concentration in child advocacy at Harvard Graduate School of Education.... Read more about Bene Webster

Richard Weissbourd

Richard Weissbourd

Faculty Director

Richard Weissbourd, faculty director of MCC, is a psychologist and lecturer at Harvard. He teaches at both the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he directs the Human Development and Psychology Program, and at the Harvard Kennedy School.... Read more about Richard Weissbourd

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