Pearl Mak is the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the Leadership Division at the Aspen Institute. Pearl graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in Journalism where she discovered her love for digital storytelling. Prior to joining the Institute, she interned with NPR and AEI, broadening her career horizons beyond journalism and towards marketing and communications. She also spent a year interning for the Institute’s Communications department focusing on content creation for social media. In her spare time, Pearl enjoys drinking boba, playing flag football, and spending time with her dog.