Pallavi Puri is a second-year MPH candidate pursuing certificates in Health Communication and Promotion with Health Economics. She has a background in political science and over six years of work experience in journalism and strategic health communication. Before coming to BU, she worked for CNN and a global public health organization, Vital Strategies, in the areas of tobacco control, road safety, and environmental health. She plans to use her skills to bring about effective transitions from knowledge to behavior change and policy promotion. Her aim is to bridge the gap between public health data and effective-visually appealing communication.