Ms. Olson has worked with the CDI team for 18 years. Under her leadership, the CDI is now a full-service central resource for students, trainees and faculty; it works with hospital and Harvard Medical School (HMS) leadership and graduate medical education, as well as clinical and research departments across Mass General. Ms. Olson serves on various MGH and HMS leadership committees, including the Advisory Councils for the Center for Faculty Development and Office for Women’s Careers, the Executive Committee on Community Health, the MGH Diversity Committee, and the HMS Dean’s Committee for Diversity and Inclusion. She also has helped lead MGH strategic planning efforts focused on community health, equity and workforce diversity, and has designed and facilitates trainings in cross-cultural teamwork and communication for residents, nurses and physicians. Ms. Olson practiced as a civil and commercial litigator for eight years before joining CDI. She received her BA in International Affairs with a minor in Biology from Goucher College, a JD degree from Santa Clara University School of Law, and a Certificate from the International Institute for Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. She was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is trilingual in English, Spanish and French. Ms. Olson is passionate about championing social justice and equity issues, especially in education and health care. Among her many activities outside the hospital, she served on the Board of Directors of the YWCA Boston and led a strategic planning effort to improve health and nutrition in the Brookline Public Schools.