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Bukiwe Sihlongonyane

Bukiwe Sihlongonyane

Bukiwe Sihlongonyane

Bukiwe Sihlongonyane


Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston


Rappaport Public Policy Fellow



Rappaport Public Policy Fellows spend 10 weeks each summer serving within the highest levels of state and municipal governments in the Greater Boston Area. The program includes students from graduate and professional programs at local universities.

Graduate School
Boston University School of Public Health

Undergraduate School
Dartmouth College

Renee Landers, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School

Boston Public Health Commission

PJ McCann, Deputy Chief of Staff and Former Rappaport Public Policy Fellow

Description of Fellowship
Bukiwe will be working with PJ McCann, Deputy Director for Policy & Planning, and Dr. Bisola Ojikutu, Executive Director, at the Boston Public Health Commission on a strategic plan for preparing for the next pandemic for the City of Boston. She will evaluate the effectiveness of city-wide messaging during the COVID-19 outbreak, and collect lessons-learned with the goal of improving effectiveness.