Research Team

Leadership

Hannah Davis

Hannah Davis

Day 1 on March 25th, 2020

Hannah is a machine learning artist and has a background in data analysis and machine learning, with a focus on modeling worldviews, generative art and music, and tools for countering bias in machine learning datasets. She is a public speaker and has spoken at the Library of Congress, Bell Labs, Eyeo Festival, the European Association for Computational Linguistics, and others.

Hannah Wei

Hannah Wei

Day 1 on March 11th, 2020

Hannah Wei has a background in cognitive science and computer science. Her work focuses on the intersection of global communities, frontier technology and user-centered design. She has led product design and research initiatives on the ground in Indonesia, Ghana, and Taiwan, and has worked with teams at Facebook, MIT Media Labs, Harvard Innovation Labs.

Gina Assaf

Gina Assaf

Day 1 on March 20th, 2020

Gina Assaf is an independent digital strategist, researcher, and designer for the humanitarian and global aid sector, and the co-founder and managing director of a digital design & development consulting organization. She has worked for organizations such as the United Nations, IRC, World Bank, USAID contractors, Intuit, and GitHub.

Dr. Athena Akrami

Dr. Athena Akrami

Day 1 on March 17th, 2020

Dr. Akrami is a faculty member at Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, in University College London, where she runs a large neuroscience laboratory studying learning and memory in rodents, human, and computational models. She has more than 15 years of experience in scientific research and publications, project managements, and international collaborations.

Lisa McCorkell

Lisa McCorkell

Day 1 on March 14th, 2020

Lisa McCorkell has a Masters in Public Policy from UC Berkeley and a BA in Political Science from UCLA. Her background is in public policy, public health, advocacy, writing, and research.


Contributors

Anisha Sekar

Anisha Sekar

Day 1 on June 7, 2020

Anisha Sekar is a fintech entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in product management, user experience, and strategy. She received her BA in computer science from Brown University with a focus on applied mathematics and statistics. Her analysis has been cited in Reuters, the Washington Post, Marketplace and more.

Elisabeth Stelson

Elisabeth Stelson

Day 1 on March 23, 2020

Elisabeth Stelson is a licensed social worker and PhD Candidate in Social Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Beth’s research focuses on the occupational health of social and health services workforces, vicarious trauma, and intimate partner violence.

Dr. Jared Austin

Dr. Jared Austin

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Jared Mercier

Jared Mercier

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JD Davids

JD Davids

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Jerry

Jerry

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Lauren N.

Lauren N.

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Letícia Soares

Letícia Soares

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Marie

Marie

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Margaret O’Hara

Margaret O’Hara

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Megan

Megan

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Dr. Mel Symeonides

Dr. Mel Symeonides

Day 1 on March 20th, 2020

Dr. Symeonides is a postdoctoral associate at the University of Vermont, USA. He is conducting wet lab research, primarily in the fields of virology and immunology, in the context of HIV-1 and Rotavirus. He is also engaged in educating and training early career (undergraduate and graduate level) scientists, both through lecturing as well as in the research lab.

Dr. Ryan Low

Dr. Ryan Low

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Dr. Signe Redfield

Dr. Signe Redfield

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Dr. Redfield received her Ph.D. and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida, and a BA in General Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Yochai Re’em

Dr. Yochai Re’em

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