Lesley Harkins

Headshot of Lesley Harkins

Senior Events Associate, J-PAL North America

Lesley Harkins is a Senior Events Associate at J-PAL North America, where she works with the policy, research, and training teams to plan and execute a wide variety of inclusive events and training programs. Prior to joining J-PAL in 2023, Lesley was a Program Coordinator at the Center for Population and Development Studies at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, supporting an interdisciplinary community of researchers and a portfolio of projects and events at the nexus of health, policy, and social behavior.

Lesley holds a BA in International Relations with honors from Boston University and a Graduate Certificate in Social Justice from Harvard Extension School.