Suzette A Benitez B.A.

Research Assistant Program and Promotions Manager, New Haven Public School Initiatives

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE)

Role at Yale

Ms. Benitez recently joined CARE as the Program and Promotions Manager. She works to implement and coordinate health initiatives for the New Haven Public Schools. In particular, she has been instrumental in the Health Heroes initiative. Previously, Suzette worked in sales and marketing for the travel and tourism industry for Greater New Haven, served on the Board of Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce (Tourism Task Force), and on the Bid Committee for FIFA World Cup 1994, and worked to organize the Special Olympics World Games (1993-1995). She is experienced in handling media and press conference details.


  • B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1981

Honors & Recognition

  • Governor's Tourism Award for innovative trade show display for statewide marketing program
    Connecticut  (1999)
  • Women in Leadership Award
    Business New Haven  (1995)

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