Pascha Mctyson

Pascha McTyson

Director, Student Engagement


Pascha leads and manages student-focused engagements, including summer fellowship placements in mayor’s offices, city participation in experiential field courses, student capstone thesis projects for cities, matching students to ongoing initiative projects, and advancing initiatives that strengthen the pipeline of Harvard students who work in and with cities.

She is a skilled student affairs professional who brings expertise in student program design, equitable governance, and managing stakeholder collaborations. Pascha previously held directorships at Barnard College, New York University, and Manhattanville College, where her experiences encompassed leading teams, implementing a global online tool for student engagement and advisor support, creating leadership development programs, and using assessment data to inform organizational strategies and student programming.

Pascha has a master’s degree in economic and social development of regions and a Bachelor of Liberal Arts from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where she began her career in higher education.

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