Carol A. Hazen, MS
Director of Advocacy Resources, Yale Rudd Center
As Director of Advocacy Resources, Carol coordinates the Rudd Center’s work to educate and inform community organizations about issues relating to food marketing, and develops tools and resources to help identify and implement appropriate strategies for intervention.
Prior to joining the Rudd Center, since 2009 Carol served as Deputy Project Director for Save the Children’s Campaign for Healthy Kids where she was responsible for strategy development and policy activities that supported state-level policy change efforts across the country to address childhood obesity. Prior to this position Carol served as Legislative Assistant to State Senator Gayle Slossberg at the Connecticut General Assembly. Carol has also previously worked for United States Congressman Bruce Morrison and United States Senator Joseph Lieberman, both of Connecticut. Carol has also worked as campaign manager and finance director for state and federal political campaigns.
She holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree and a Master of Sciences degree, both in political science, from Southern Connecticut State University.
Carol is also a Mom to three children. She is an active member of her local PTA and serves on her district’s wellness committee and nutrition and physical activity subcommittee.