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Emily Moss


Emily Moss


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

Undergraduate School
Wellesley College

Boston Mayor’s Office of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion

Andrew Grace, Director of Economic and Strategic Planning

Devin Quirk, Director of Real Estate, Boston Planning and Development Agency, 2009 Rappaport Public Policy Fellow, and Rappaport Institute Advisory Board member and Max Wynn, Deputy Director, Homeless Housing Strategic Initiatives, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development and 2018 Rappaport Policy Fellow

Emily Moss is an MBA/MCP candidate at MIT with a focus on housing, community, and economic development. Prior to graduate school, Emily worked for the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development managing policy development and operations for public housing, and at the Brookings Institution researching economic policy and inequality. Her Rappaport Public Policy Fellowship supports work in the City of Boston Office of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion implementing a new program to assist small business owners in acquiring commercial property as a strategy to narrow wealth disparities. Emily holds a BA from Wellesley College with honors in economics and political science, where she was named a Truman Scholar.