As Halcyon’s Digital Communication Coordinator, Michelle Saiyed (she/her) coordinates with team members and fellows to build Halcyon’s community online and tastefully presents their values and story across digital platforms.
She is interested in the psychology of user behavior, with a keen interest in effective communication and relationship building in online spaces. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Psychology from Harvard Extension School, after completing her BA in The Psychology of Fashion in Online Spaces at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She has a podcast, titled Under the Influence, where she talks to users about their experiences online, the impact of social media on their psychological health, and the role of the Internet in shaping their identities. In her free time, she loves re-watching The Mindy Project, thrift shopping, and exploring the city.