Hannah Hurwitz is the Vice President of Social Media & Digital Design at The Narrative Project. She has fifteen years of professional experience in graphic design, data visualization, community engagement, social justice advocacy, project management, and marketing. From 2015-18, Hannah worked at CCSU’s Institute for Municipal & Regional Policy, where she supported local, statewide, national, and international work to reform the criminal justice system, delivering a talk on the benefits of university-community partnerships at the 2017 International Children with Incarcerated Parents Conference in New Zealand. Her presentation pulled from her experiences as Assistant Director of Community Engagement at CCSU, where she established and operated the university’s community center in downtown New Britain from 2012-2014. From 2018-2020, Hannah directed all aspects of visual communication and community partnerships at Trifecta Ecosystems, an aquaponics farm and education company that provides locally grown food and STEM education services to the local community, building relationships with the New Britain Food Policy Council, the CT Department of Correction, and the Hartford Reentry Center.
An artist her entire life, Hannah is passionate about the unique and powerful ways visual media can communicate and spark ideas, especially when artwork is made by the community for the community. She has a B.A. in English and Visual Studies from Trinity College, and an M.A. in Graphic and Information Design from Central Connecticut State University (CCSU).
Hannah is an Adjunct Professor for CCSU’s Department of Design.