Get Involved

Contact information
The LIDS team is always excited to speak with current members, potential members, fellow students, practitioners and members of the alumni community! Please find the appropriate contact person for your needs below:

To subscribe to the LIDS email list-serve, please send a message to with SUBSCRIBE in the subject line.

For information regarding membership, please contact VP for Community, Lara Berlin. Lara is also the primary point of contact for recent HLS admits interested in joining our organization. If you would like to join the LIDS email list, please fill out the form on the right side of this page.

For questions regarding co-sponsoring events with LIDS, matters related to alumni involvement, or interest in collaborating with LIDS, please contact Co-VPs of Collaborations, Daniel Holman and Cecilia Vogel.

Speakers & Careers
For academics, development practitioners, or professional organizations interested in speaking to the LIDS community, please contact VP, Speakers and Events, Rajarshi Banerjee.

For questions about leadership, elections, or law & development opportunities at Harvard Law School, please email Co-Presidents Colette van der Ven and Elian Maritz.

For students and practitioners interested in joining a LIDS development project, or for development organizations interested in partnering with LIDS, please email Co-VPs, Projects: Megumi Tsutsui and Becky Wolozin, or check out our projects page here

For general inquiries and suggestions, please email LIDS at or fill out the form below.

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