Vivian Villaman


Assistant Director of Community Outreach & Operations, Hands to Help


  • M.Ed., Higher Education/Student Affairs, Merrimack College
  • B.A.,  Psychology, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • A.A., Psychology, Middlesex Community College


Vivian graduated with a Master’s in Higher Education from Merrimack College. During her time at Merrimack, she served as an Academic Advising Graduate Fellow in the School of Health Sciences. Currently, Vivian oversees the Food Recovery Network program at Merrimack College.

Before pursuing her Masters, Vivian completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and worked at Middlesex Community College (MCC) for four years as a Library Assistant. In addition, Vivian held other jobs such as Enrollment Assistant at MCC and as Paraprofessional at The Community Group.

Vivian is an immigrant woman of color passionate about working in low-income communities, creating change, and improving access.