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Izabelle Wensley

Bloomberg Fellow

Izabelle Wensley is an associate at Synergy Enterprises, Inc. (Synergy) in Bethesda, Maryland, where she supports alcohol policy-related federal contracts with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. These projects strive to synthesize the latest science on alcohol , policy research, and public health theory to increase access to reliable data and reduce alcohol-related harms. Izabelle combines her passion for data translation with her experience working with community substance use prevention coalitions to create accessible alcohol policy resources. Most notably, she contributes to the Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking (STOP) Act reports, the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking (ICCPUD) Community-Level Policies to Prevent Alcohol Misuse (Policy Academy) evaluation, and the Alcohol Policy Information System website. 

Synergy Enterprises, Inc. (Synergy) is a woman-owned small business that strives to create a healthier and better educated world by supporting projects that strengthen people, programs, communities, and countries. In 2003, Synergy was founded on the belief that you can “do good” while doing good work; from the onset, Synergy prioritized providing high-quality strategic communications support for federal contracts that aligned with their mission. Today, Synergy has a portfolio of more than 25 federal clients and has grown their cadre of experts and partnerships to provide a variety of services: strategic communications, policy research and analysis, research and evaluation, conference coordination, technical assistance and learning, and information technology and security. The combination of experience and adaptability provides Synergy with the unique opportunity to create positive change and address the complex health issues that the U.S. is facing today. 

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