Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Elissa Koppel

Elissa Koppel

Elissa Koppel

MPA

Biography

Elissa Koppel founded and organized the Wisconsin Ideas Conference, a national youth policy program for students to explore the future of public policy. She plans to work on critical issues relating to corporate lobbying oversight and governance. Elissa received her bachelor’s degree in sociology and environmental studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Previously, she worked as a community crew leader with the Student Conservation Association in Washington, D.C. Elissa is fluent in Hebrew and is from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.