Pertula George is excited to serve as the new Executive Director of Common Good. She comes to Common Good via The Food Project in Massachusetts where she spent six years managing youth programs and working with volunteers to plant, weed and harvest sustainably grown fruits and vegetables. She holds a Masters Degree in Sustainable International Development from Brandeis University’s Heller School of Social Policy and Management. She has served as a school teacher and co-founder of a youth and agriculture project in St. Lucia. Working with diverse people has reinforced her commitment to building strong communities and creating social change.