Marisa Rafal - New Hampshire
Marisa Rafal (she/her) cares deeply about the wellbeing of children, families, and the environment. Whether in her Child Development or Public Policy coursework, her focus has always been children and their caretakers, with a particular emphasis on children's equitable access to educational materials. She founded the NH Toy Library Network towards this end, and the nonprofit now has multiple sites across New Hampshire. Graduating summa cum laude from UNH in 2019 with a Human Development and Family Studies Bachelors and moving onto a Masters of Public Policy in 2020, she is eager to continue her learning here with NLC. When not at work, you might find her reading novels, going for runs, or trying fun new foods.