Olivia Roberts is a candidate for the Master of Public Affairs (DC Concentration) at the LBJ School. She majored in political science at DePauw University, with a minor in Spanish.
Prior to graduate school, Roberts established a strong background in campaign communications and management, working to elect progressive champions from Indiana, Illinois, Florida and Georgia to the House of Representatives. This experience cultivated her interest in policy development and advocacy strategies at the federal level.
Roberts is interested in strategy and advocacy in the legislative process. She hopes to find a Policy Apprenticeship in DC focused on communications working in the public sector or with an advocacy organization.
Policy interests: Domestic social policy; environmental and racial justice