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Guide Bradford Fellowship Program Recipients

The Commonwealth Bradford Fellowship Program offers high-performing managers the opportunity of a lifetime to attend the mid-career Masters in Public Administration (MPA) program at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.

Selected Bradford Fellows receive a scholarship for full-tuition at the Kennedy School, and paid salary while attending the program, including the summer pre-program. Meet some of our Bradford Fellows here!

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Congratulations to our 2021-2022 Bradford Fellows

Leslie Darcy

Leslie Darcy
Chief of Staff, Executive Office of Health & Human Services

Birabwa Kajubi

Birabwa Kajubi
Local Office Quality Control Director, Department of Transitional Assistance

John Rota

John Rota
Tactical Operations Commander, Massachusetts State Police

Welcome Back, Class of 2021

We proudly welcome back three 2020-2021 Bradford Fellows to the Commonwealth workforce. Over the past year, the Fellows attended Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and earned their Master in Public Administration (MPA). 

  • Caroline Cai, Executive Office of Health & Human Services
  • Crystal Collier, Department of Mental Health
  • Elaine Driscoll, Executive Office of Public Safety & Security

The Human Resources Division had the opportunity to connect with the Fellows to see how they are assimilating back into the workforce and to learn more about their experience. Click here to learn more.

Our Bradford Fellowship Alumni

The Bradford Fellowship Program has a dedicated and engaged alumni community with varied careers throughout the Commonwealth. Building relationships with alumni is a great way to learn more about the Bradford Fellowship, Harvard Kennedy School experience, and create a professional network for yourself.

Bradford alumni can be your best resource for discovering more about the fellowship experience. Ready to reach out? See below for a listing of our most recent graduates:

Fellow Name Agency Class Of
Caroline Cai EHS 2021
Crystal Collier DMH 2021
Elaine Driscoll EPS 2021
Kajal Chattopadhyay DTA 2020
Michael Cole DTA 2020
Ganesh Ramachandran DCAMM 2020
Mamta Singh EHS 2020