Alieza Durana

Senior Policy Analyst, Better Life Lab

Alieza Durana is a senior policy analyst in the Better Life Lab at New America, where she provides research, writing, editorial, and programmatic support. Her work focuses on barriers to social and income equity, especially at the intersection of housing, education, and family policy. 

Before joining New America, Alieza's work spanned the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Promise Zones initiative, social services in the Washington metro area, and Fulbright research on European Union integration. Alieza has a master's in public policy from the Hertie School of Governance (Germany) and a BA in international and area studies, Spanish and German from Washington University in St. Louis.

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