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Eleanor Joseph '07

Eleanor Joseph '07

Eleanor Joseph '07

Eleanor Joseph '07 is the director of business development at Via, where she is an advocate for public-private partnerships' role in defining the future of public transportation. Joseph works with municipalities, transit agencies, and private operators to solve present day mobility challenges facing millions of Americans. Prior to Via, Joseph founded, grew, and sold a two-product startup that helped vendors in emerging markets promote themselves digitally. In addition to working in the private sector, Joseph has served in the public and non-profit sectors, advising Mayor Marty Walsh on Boston’s economic development and sharing economy policies, and building health systems in east Africa on behalf of the Clinton Health Access Initiative.

Joseph earned her MBA and Masters in public policy from Harvard University. At Swarthmore, she was a double Honors major in economics and history, worked as a resident assistant for two years, and served on Student Council as educational policy representative.