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Meet Mari Huertas

Meet Mari Huertas

New Senior Director of Network and Faculty Projects

May 7, 2024

Cambridge, MA – Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center welcomes Mari Huertas as the Senior Director of Network and Faculty Projects.


This role will oversee our Network and Faculty Projects pillar which includes the network (affiliates, associates, and alumni), our relationship with the Network of Centers, and faculty projects. Mari is a multifaceted executive leader who brings 20 years of experience spanning a variety of practices and industries. Previously, she worked at The New York Times, Google, Obama for America’s 2012 Technology team, World Book, and McGraw-Hill. She has advised startups in Chicago and San Francisco and partnered with leaders of all levels as a coach and organizational effectiveness consultant, focusing on collaboration, communication, and culture.


“We are excited to have a cross-sector leader like Mari take the lead on our diverse portfolio of programming,” said BKC’s Managing Director, Tara Kripowicz. “Her expertise in driving organizations to be more efficient, collaborative, and values-aligned will ensure that BKC’s evolving programs are serving unique needs and maximizing our impact in the public interest technology field.”


"I am delighted to join an organization that shares my commitment to using technology to amplify social good,” remarked Huertas, “and thrilled to support students, faculty, and partners in building projects that bridge pedagogy and practice."