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Alida J. Castillo

Director, Harvard Trade Union Program

In 2019 Alida became the director of the Harvard Trade Union Program. She is also the resident techie on staff and is moving the LWP to a more efficient system with Salesforce.

Alida spent 25 years doing economic research on labor issues at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She also spent 17 years as the technology consultant at Project Hope, a social service agency and family shelter in Dorchester, MA.

Alida earned a Masters in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a BA at Radcliffe College. Pixie, the director of stress management, occasionally comes to the office.