Alaina Pincus, Assistant Director for Education and Outreach, oversees the Odyssey Project. Additionally, she directs and coordinates HRI’s education and outreach initiatives across the university and in the Champaign-Urbana community.
Michelle Awad, Visiting Odyssey Project Advisor and Instructor, holds a BA in Education Policy and Arabic Studies as well as a Master's in Education from the University of Illinois. She has experience teaching literature to high schoolers in Palestine as well as Urbana High School. She is interested in helping eliminate the barriers adult learners face when completing their education and is regularly inspired by Odyssey Project students.