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Who We Are

The MIT Refugee Action Hub (ReACT) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is an institute-wide effort to develop global education programs that target the needs of underserved communities, including refugees, migrants and economically disadvantaged populations. We believe education is the best tool to help underserved learners achieve their goals, giving them a democratic platform to leverage their talents, access a professional career, and create positive change in their lives and communities. Developed by MIT faculty and staff, MIT ReACT’s programs follow an agile approach to continuous education. They combine classroom instruction, online learning, and practical experience to help students gain advanced competencies in key areas, such as computer and data science, statistics, and innovation, as well as creative and critical thinking. Through providing personal and digital academic support and connecting participants to paid internships, ReACT’s learning model aims to help learners from underserved communities everywhere advance academic and professional careers.

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What We Do

The mission of MIT ReACT is to identify, bring together, and cultivate ideas, solutions, and best practices that enable motivated learners from underserved communities worldwide to access relevant learning resources and professional development opportunities and to become agents of positive change in their careers and communities. 

Our Programs

Certificate in Computer and Data Science  Preparing diverse professionals for careers in tech


MITx MicroMasters — Opening up pathways to graduate level study


Research Identifying, curating and cultivating best practices in inclusive education 


Advocacy — Convening diverse public and private stakeholders to address systems change in refugee education 

Meet the team

Dr. Admir Masic
Faculty Founder
Dr. Lana Cook
Assistant Director
Gillian Walsh
Academic Coordinator
Camila Massa
Community Coordinator & Uruguay Coordinator