Nirva LaFortune is an Academic Affairs Administrator in the School of Engineering at Brown University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Temple University’s School of Media and Communication, in which she is a member of the Alumni Board. Nirva recently moved to Providence from Philadelphia, where she was the Assistant Director for the Center for Public Policy, and the Center for Science, Technology and Society, Nirva’s dedication to education is supported by over a decade of professional experience in higher education, which includes program development for retention and support; and educational access and resources. Nirva is also member of the School design team for the Providence Public School district.
Nirva has ran five half marathons, loves to travel, and has embarked a 50 state challenge with her son and daughter.