Our Communications Team 

Bri Allison, Director of Communications

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Jessie Rubino

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Jessica Rubino is a junior at Baruch College in New York City. Her major is business communications with a focus on corporate communications This semester she has had the opportunity to gain experience working with social media platforms. She looks forward to a career in public relations after graduation. As Associate Director of Online Media Promotion, Jessie oversees our media strategy in using the major social media platforms. In her free time, she enjoys reading, exploring Central Park, and finding new coffee shops.

Sydney Stafford

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Sydney Stafford is a second year Communications major, minoring in Digital and Social Media Studies at San Diego State University. As Associate Director of Public Relations, Sydney oversees projects that will raise public awareness about our digital library, our online magazine, and our books. at The Power of the Patient Project: The National Library of Patients Rights She was born in San Diego and after living in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for the last 10 years, she is excited to be back in California. Some of her hobbies include spending time outdoors hiking and heading to the beach. She also enjoys staying active through running, exploring new restaurants in the area, and trying to travel as much as possible.

Lejla Hadzisalihovic

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Lejla Hadzisalihovic is beginning her career in public relations and advertising by working towards her undergraduate degree at Columbia College Chicago. To further her experience, she has taken on the role of Senior Communications Associate, joining our The Power of The Patient Project communications team. With a special interest in advertising, she provides the team with her expertise on how to use the strategies of advertising to raise public awareness of our digital library, our magazine, and our books.