Brooke Banfi joined the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science in 2016. She supports the Director and the Budget & Finance Manager, with roles that include office and administrative support, calendar management, making travel and meeting arrangements, and event planning. She also helps to manage the Alda Center's communications. In May of 2016 she received her Bachelor of Arts in Interpersonal & Intercultural Communication Studies from SUNY New Paltz. During her time at SUNY New Paltz, she studied Psychology and Deaf Studies as well. More recently, Brooke has been able to utilize the knowledge she gained during her undergraduate studies to become part of the team that manages communications for the Center. This role includes website maintenance and content creation, curriculum promotion, and general media & press inquiries.