47th Annual MLK Celebration Leadership Award Recipient: Natalie Petit

Natalie Petit

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Education, MIT Sloan School of Management

Associate Director of Operations, National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP)

47th Annual MLK Leadership Award

Natalie Petit

Natalie Petit is administrator at MIT Sloan School of Management. Natalie’s focus is on organizational change and operations management. Natalie is an avid learner and engages in various research projects that pertain to civic engagement and community development. Natalie holds two bachelor degrees in Criminal Justice and Politics & History from Curry College. In addition, Natalie holds a dual Masters in Public Administration and Crime & Justice Studies from Suffolk University Sawyer School of Business.

During her free time, Natalie is an advocate for youth ministries and community engagement. She serves as President of the New England Franco Haitian Youth Federation, which serves and ministers to hundreds of Haitian Seventh Day Adventist youth throughout the New England area. Natalie seeks to rebuild and restore community engagement by engaging in various community service projects, political forums, and social justice reform.




Colourism – An interview with Beatriz Cantada and Natalie Petit

Inspired by current events and Professor Akousa Adomako Ampofos Cutting Edge lecture on decolonizing academia, Beatriz Cantada (Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement Leader at MIT) and Natalie Petit (Assistant Director of Undergraduate Education in the MIT Sloan School of Management) deconstruct colorism and the ways in which it operates in social movements and community-building. 18 March 2021