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Team Type: Staff

Emily Medica

I am an endlessly inquisitive individual with a passion for public service and positive social change. I bring a unique multi-disciplinary perspective to my work. My academic background studying history, political science, and economics, professional background as a political organizer, and varied personal experiences have created a motley set of... Read more »

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David Shin

Organizational change has always piqued my interest: how do people come together to envision and pursue a more equitable future, and what does that mean for the status quo? Through my experiences as a student and researcher in higher education, I’ve developed a passion for working with others to advance... Read more »

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Johnny Du

Two truths about me: I wanted to be a journalist or writer when I was younger, and the social impact sector has acted like a magnet throughout my career. Combining these two led to multiple grant writing roles before coming to Informing Change. What excites me about working here is... Read more »

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Rachel Kramer

The principles that drive my life and career echo the guiding principles of Informing Change: intelligence, integrity, compassion, and the pursuit of social justice. My work is also influenced by philosopher of science Sandra Harding’s reminder that “Science is politics by other means,” which frames scientific inquiry as an inherently... Read more »

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Omar Andrés Alcover-Firpi

As a researcher, I have always been interested in working collaboratively with communities, developing projects and initiatives that support social justice, equity, and an environmentally sustainable future. Through my past experiences, I have garnered a variety of professional and personal interests, including environmental justice, participatory research, and education. Trained as an anthropologist, I strongly believe in the power of collaboration... Read more »

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Xiong Lee

One method to address inequity is through community organizing. As an organizer, I mobilized and advocated with communities to improve our quality of life. Through engaging with stakeholders, I recognized the influence data and evaluation has in improving and strengthening structures and systems. For this reason, I was drawn to... Read more »

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Zoe Bell

Throughout my educational and professional careers, I have centered the pursuits of social justice and equity. Prior to my time at Informing Change, I worked as a research assistant in psychology labs where I contributed to research on social inequality and marginalized groups. These experiences made me a strong believer... Read more »

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Rossana Ramirez

I am passionate about collaborating with others in addressing and tackling structural inequities. I strive to inform my work and decision making with evidence and data, and to surface the rich narrative that comes from the people whose lives we aim to improve. As an immigrant, I am particularly interested... Read more »

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Tina Cheplick

I’ve always liked untangling things—my mother’s sewing box, holiday light cords, twisted garden hoses. Much of the work I do with evaluation and strategic learning is to help clients untangle the pieces of their daily work for better results. I help others see their work in a new light. It... Read more »

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Rebekah Blume

As someone who is interested in how ideas about social change play out in the real world, I want to show people how data-driven learning can be a positive and liberating experience. I love taking part in the development of ideas and practices surrounding social change, especially as information becomes... Read more »

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Inti Chomsky

I am interested in working with our clients and partners to understand the perceived and intended effects of their programs, strategies, and initiatives on the communities they serve. By working collaboratively to ask the right questions in the right way, we can generate actionable data to further strengthen their efforts... Read more »

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Evan A. Gattozzi

I believe that not only what we do matters, but how we approach and carry out the things we do matters, too. This bridge between the “what” and the “how” has shown me, in working with nonprofits as a volunteer, employee, and consultant for over a decade, the impact a... Read more »

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Thieu Do

I have dedicated my career to working for organizations that strive to create positive social impact and am inspired by Informing Change’s mission to use data to help organizations achieve their vision for a better world. I came to Informing Change because its values – integrity, intelligence, compassion, and the... Read more »

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Caitlin Stanton

Perhaps improbably, it is a quote from a physicist that inspires my work: “we shape the world by the questions we ask.” I love working with changemakers to determine the questions they want to ask about the change they want to see, how change happens, and what can be learned... Read more »

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