The Improve Group | St. Paul, MN | Associate Consultant | 2021-present | Works collaboratively with project teams to make the most of information, navigate complexity, and ensure clients’ investments of time and money lead to meaningful, sustained impact.
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs | Minneapolis, MN | Research Assistant | 2020-21 | Contributed quantitative analysis on a project related to evictions and secondary research for a study of the potential impacts of a rent stabilization policy for the City of Minneapolis.
Humphrey School of Public Affairs | Minneapolis, MN | Teaching Assistant, Statistics for Public Affairs and Applied Regression | 2020-21 | Designed and led weekly lab sessions for 30 students to teach course content and statistical programs, as well as grading and providing feedback on student work.
State Innovation Exchange | Policy & Research Intern | 2020 | Completed an in-depth legislative trend analysis on the housing policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic and authored policy briefings on tenant protections, policing, public-sector jobs, and the criminalization of poverty.
Office of Rep. Ilhan Omar| Legislative Fellow | 2020 | Prepared briefing materials on legislation related to rental evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, organized support for key legislation, and conducted analysis of the federal budget to inform legislative priorities.
Ilhan Omar for Congress | Minneapolis, MN | Research & Policy Coordinator | 2018 | Researched and authored a comprehensive platform for the campaign and authored policy memos on foreign affairs, affordable housing, labor policy, and racial justice.
Raymond Dehn for Minneapolis | Minneapolis, MN | Research & Policy Director | 2017 | Oversaw research to develop the candidate’s policy platform and created policy materials to prepare the candidate for roundtables, forums, and debates.
Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota | Master of Public Policy with an emphasis in Urban and Regional Planning (Marvin Borman Public Service and Community Engagement Fellow)
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities | Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies and Political Science (magna cum laude)