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Meet the Interns (Summer 2021)

Elana Confino-Pinzon
Legal Intern

Elana is a rising second-year student at Harvard Law School and a New York native. In 2020, she graduated from Brown University with a degree in Political Science. She is a member of the Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law, a Senior Article Editor for the Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law, and an event planner for the Women’s Law Association. She is specifically interested in Intellectual Property Law and Contracts. After graduation, she hopes to work as an entertainment lawyer with a focus on theatre. In her free time, Elana enjoys drawing portraits of her family, celebrities, and her dogs, painting with watercolors, and seeing as many plays and musicals as possible. Linkedin:


Jordan Holly
Arts Administration Intern

Jordan (also known as Dalaun) is a full-time musician and creative with a huge passion for supporting arts and culture, specifically independent creatives in our local communities. She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music (C/O 2017) and is currently pursuing her Arts Administration Certificate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Arts Extension Service. Throughout her experience as an artist, she has come to understand the importance of local art scenes and supporting the artists within the community. This realization helped Jordan find her purpose: supporting creatives of all mediums and giving them the resources needed to thrive in their respective careers and communities. She is excited to be working with the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston as their Arts Administration intern for the semester. She looks forward to gaining critical experience and knowledge about Arts Administration and work with such a dedicated team of individuals that have had an immense impact on the Boston community. In her free time, Holly enjoys traveling, binge-watching tv series, spending quality time with her family and friends, and any and all DIY or creative projects. Linkedin:


Alyson Kaufman
Legal Intern

Alyson is a rising second-year law student at Suffolk University Law School, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Prior to her studies at Suffolk, Alyson spent three years working as a paralegal for a creditors’ rights law firm, helping to manage and develop the probate sector caseload for the firm. She completed her undergraduate studies with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism and has written for national lifestyle magazines such as Everyday with Rachael Ray, Bridal Guide, and Food Network. In addition to her passion for writing, Alyson has a background as a visual artist, having completed courses at the Fashion Institute of Technology and attended the Art Institute of Murrow High School through their fine arts program. Currently, Alyson is serving as Vice President of Suffolk University’s Jewish Law Students Association and plans to use her law degree to pursue a career in intellectual property, focusing on copyright and trademark law. Linkedin:

Jewel Kim
Arts Administration Intern

Jewel is a rising senior at Boston University pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance and a minor in Arts Leadership. Born in the United States and raised in South Korea, she has been an active performer and a passionate learner in both countries. She found her interest in arts administration and music business during the pandemic and started working with various artists in Boston as part of the BU Music Business Club. Jewel is excited to join the Arts & Business Council as an Arts Administration Intern this summer to learn more about the field and help local artists. During her free time, Jewel enjoys video-calling her friends, window-shopping, going on picnics, and walking around the city of Boston. Linkedin:


Piper McInall
Arts Administration Intern

Piper is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Arts Administration from Boston University. A lifelong lover of the arts, Piper earned a B.A. in Music and a B.S. in Anthropology from Florida State University in 2019. Throughout her undergraduate career, Piper held positions in several student organizations, cultivating her skills in event planning, fundraising, and leadership. She has also worked as a museum educator at the Museum of Florida History in Tallahassee, where she developed and executed museum programming and special events. As she pursues a career in arts administration, Piper is delighted to join the A&BC team as an intern and further her experience in fundraising. Outside of her education and work, Piper can be found playing cello, cooking new vegetarian recipes, cross-stitching, and spending time with her two tuxedo cats. Linkedin:

Emma Peters
Legal Intern

Emma is a rising second-year law student at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She is passionate about the intersection of law and the arts and is working towards a dual JD/MA in Art History and Museum Studies. At CWRU, Emma is involved with the Student Bar Association as a second-year class senator and is the co-Vice President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. Emma wants to use her degrees to make the art world a more accessible and equitable place. She is particularly interested in learning more about protecting artists’ work, cultural heritage repatriation, and inclusive curatorial practices. Emma became interested in working with VLA and the Arts and Business Council because she wanted to learn more about art and law in the city that nurtured her love for both subjects during undergrad (go Brandeis judges!). In her free time, Emma enjoys playing guitar, taking long walks around Cleveland, and cooking! Linkedin:

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