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Vanessa Zoltan
Co-Host

Vanessa Zoltan is a research assistant at Harvard Divinity School. She graduated with her BA in English Literature and Writing from Washington University in St. Louis, her  MS in Nonprofit Management from the University of Pennsylvania and her MDiv from Harvard Divinity School in 2015. She is working on a book about treating Jane Eyre as a sacred text. Her work with Jane Eyre and Harry Potter has been written about in The New York Times and covered on CNN. Vanessa blogs for the Huffington Post. She lives with 24 Harvard freshmen and her dog, in Cambridge, MA..


Casper ter Kuile
Co-Host

Casper ter Kuile is building a world of joyful belonging. He is a Ministry Innovation Fellow at Harvard Divinity School and a Strategist at On Being. Casper is the co-author of How We Gather, a cultural map of Millennial communities, and the co-founder of the UK Youth Climate Coalition and Campaign Bootcamp. He's a graduate of Harvard’s Divinity and Kennedy Schools and his work has been featured in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and on NPR.  He lives in Cambridge, MA. with his husband Sean.


Ariana Nedelman
Producer

Ariana Nedelman is a former Associate Producer at Pemberley Digital, where she helped produce an Emmy Award winning adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma. She also worked as the Social Media Manager at PBS Digital Studios, where she focused on building engaged audiences around educational programming. Her love of and interest in meaning-making communities has taken her from literary fandoms to religion, and she is currently pursuing an MDiv at Harvard Divinity School.


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Harshi Hettige
Social Media Manager

Harshi Hettige is dedicated to creative and strategic communications for social good — from sharing advocacy success stories in her communications role at the Advance Family Planning initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health to the power of books. Harshi has an MPA in International Public & Nonprofit Management & Policy from NYU. She has contributed her communication skills to development projects around the world, including the United Nations Development Programme and Women Deliver.