Resume

Skills

Programming Languages

SQL (High proficiency)

CTEs, window functions, REGEX, wrangling dates and timezones, data wrangling and cleaning 

Python (proficient)

Parsons, pandas, scikitlearn, data wrangling and cleaning, analysis

Technology

Data Tools

  • Civis Platform

  • EveryAction

  • Action Network

  • Airtable

  • Periscope

  • dbt

Progressive Tools

  • Mobilize America

  • Spoke

  • ThruTalk

  • Empower

  • Strive

  • Ballot Ready

  • Mobilize America

Skills

Building ETL/ELT pipelines, cleaning messy datasets in both SQL and Python, setting up syncs between external systems and a data warehouse, working with organizers to track program goals, dashboarding, project and team management, CRM migration and set up

Experience

2020 - Present

Data Director

Sunrise Movement

Pittsburgh, PA

Sunrise hired me as their first Data Director at the beginning of January 2020 to lead their new data team. I led a CRM migration from Action Network to EveryAction in three months flat, and within the next few months had shifted the overwhelming majority of Sunrise's organizers to use our data systems.

 

I built out Sunrise's data infrastructure for Sunrise School, our remote leadership training program, giving Sunrise staff data driven insight into their organizing for the first time ever

I then went on to lead Sunrise's presidential and downballot data work, which encompassed phones, texts, and postcards. For the first time ever, Sunrise was able to accurately report the number of voters we reached across all our modes of organizing for our field work

2019-2020

Senior Policy Analyst

Data for Progress

Denver, CO

I was the first person in the country to gain access to the raw AVR data from the Secretary of State offices, and produced a novel method of comparing state reported AVR opt-out rates.

 

I also worked on a short-term grant to research the jobs created by the Green New Deal and the demographics of the people who would have those jobs, focusing on race, gender, age, and geography.

 

2016-2019

Executive Director

Engineers for a Sustainable World

Denver, CO

Engineers for a Sustainable World is a nonprofit network made up of people passionate about technical sustainability from all across the world. I lead a volunteer staff of 30 and oversee a network of over 1,750 young engineers at 45 collegiate and professional chapters.

At ESW, I:

  • Created and launched Build Day, a national program to build more sustainable communities by empowering neighborhoods to gather and complete one-day builds. Since April 2018, we have reached over 500 people through our two Build Day pilot programs

  • Developed the Resilient CommUnity Design Challenge that pairs student teams with local organizations to collaborate on solutions that build resilience to climate change.

  • Created an implemented our new website in Nationbuilder, including setting up the design of the site with customized coding and establishing and maintaining the entire back end of database.
     

Education

2011-2016

Smith College

Bachelor of Science

Northampton, MA

Activities and Societies: Engineers for a Sustainable World, Society of Women Engineers, Social Justice & Equity Committee, K-12 STEM Education Outreach Volunteer, Volunteer at Interfaith Cot Homeless Shelter

 

2018

Springboard Data Science Bootcamp

6-month intensive boot camp

Graduated from Springboard’s 6-month Data Science Career Track program and completed curriculum in Python for Data Science, Data Wrangling, Data Storytelling, Inferential Statistics, and Machine Learning. I specialized in Deep Learning and built a neural network to classify rooftops for satellite imagery to promote rooftop solar energy.

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