Current Interns


Brittney Williams is an equity-focused leader who advocates for disadvantaged communities through school, family and community empowerment. Brittney is currently a Harvard Graduate School of Education School Leadership master’s candidate within the School Developer strand. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Family, Youth, and Community Services with a minor in Education from the University of Florida.  She is also an endorsed Teacher Leader and Teach For America Alumna. Prior to attending Harvard, Brittney was an elementary special education teacher at Liberty Point Elementary in Atlanta, Georgia. She also served as her school’s Social and Emotional Learning Coordinator, and the Community Outreach Chair on the school’s Governance Council.

Caroline Glaenzer is receiving her Master’s from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education Learning and Teaching strand. Following her graduation from Kenyon College in 2014, she taught at the Kent Denver School as a sixth grade teaching fellow. She then moved to New York and began work with the Mary McDowell Friends Middle School as a special education literacy, math, and history teacher. She is currently focusing her Master’s study on how Socratic methods of teaching inform higher-level thinking as well as the intersection of community, poverty, incarceration, and disability.

Erin Kim is currently a candidate for a Masters in Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is enrolled in the Education Policy and Management Program, which allows her to study how the effects of policies and organizational structures benefit and challenge the classroom. After graduating from Wellesley College with a Neuroscience major, she entered the field of education through the Fulbright Program as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in South Korea. Prior to joining the RQI team, she was a Biology teacher at Bronx Lighthouse College Prep Academy. In addition to her role as a classroom teacher, she found great fulfillment serving as an advisory leader (focused on social and emotional learning) and teaching a senior college preparatory course (helping first generation students apply to college).

Angela Ortiz is a junior at Harvard College pursuing a Bachelor’s in Social Anthropology and Archaeology with a secondary in Women’s and Gender Studies. Before interning at RQI, she worked with Phillips Brooks House Association as volunteer and director of the Boston Refugee and Immigrant Youth (BRYE) Teen program, facilitating media and current event-based activities aiming to explore identity, develop agency, and sponsor growth in teens in Dorchester. In her time at RQI, she is looking to develop a deeper understanding of the dynamic between education and identity-building through the lens of agency-building in students and adults.

Evan Fantozzi is a senior at Tufts University majoring in International Relations, with minors in Portuguese and Economics. He has a primary focus on social inequalities, and seeks to discover policy-based strategies for empowering marginalized identities and communities. In his free time, Evan enjoys listening to podcasts, playing fantasy basketball, and going on spontaneous road-trips.