Our communications work aims to ensure Accion and our partners serve as demonstration models and a catalyst for a more inclusive world. As Principal Specialist, Executive Communications, Ben assists with thought leadership, organizational messaging, and internal communications. Ben joined Accion in 2014 and has more than 10 years of experience in communications and media. Previously, Ben served as Communications Manager for PENCIL, a New York City based education nonprofit, wrote freelance reviews for New York Magazine, and worked for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. Ben holds an M.S. in library and information science from Long Island University and a B.A. in English from Bates College, and is based in Cambridge, MA.