Johanna (she/her) has a background in product strategy, neuroscience, and design. She loves taking in a lot of information and distilling actionable insights from it to populate our roadmap with fast iterations and exciting releases. She fills the office with stories of the latest operas she's attended and tales of sailing come summer.
Georges (he/him) is a product manager and experienced nonprofit leader who specializes in partnerships, business operations, fundraising, and gathering research insights to inform digital product features.
As a Native New Yorker, Pinky (she/her) has a passion for people, processes, and technology. Being part of the civic technology space since 2013, she has been featured in Conscious Magazine as a Powerful Voice in social change. Previously, she has led creative fundraising campaigns in anti human trafficking advocacy and managed several data science for social good community gatherings. Pinky loves connecting with people, whether it’s in front of a meal or on the snow slopes and everywhere in between.
A Native New Yorker and once Seoulite, Daniel (he/him) embraces opportunities to create clarity and hope for complex social challenges though his design work. He found his calling in civic technology while working on initiatives for those impacted by the criminal justice system and seeing the impact of the work in people’s lives. His goal is to push digital products to be effective tools for lasting systemic and policy change.
Johanna (Jo) Monge (she/her/ella), a lifelong Queens gal, daughter of Peruvian immigrants and tenant organizer, integrates her passion for transformative justice into all her work. She co-founded Astoria Tenant Union at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic utilizing the skills she gained from organizing in Inwood and Washington Heights while at the Metropolitan Council on Housing. She graduated from Clark University with an honors degree in Political Science and Urban Development.
Tahnee (she/her) is a visual designer with 9+ years of experience in branding, communications, and interaction design across sectors. Her work focuses on turning the theoretical vision of a brand into visual assets that inspire. Tahnee is driven by her belief in the importance of addressing difficult topics with candor and empathy through the beauty of art of design.
Alejandro (he/him) is an extern specializing in market research and strategic planning. He believes context (individual and social history) and empathy should always inform the analytical tools and approaches he uses. Alejandro is eager to explore approaches to justice and equity that center existing leaders and communities to enable opportunities for sustained change. He enjoys sharing movies, music, and long-reads.
Sam (he/him) is a cartographer and web tool developer who loves bringing complex stories into the world of the interactive. A math nerd by training, he is a strong believer that justice, advocacy, and storytelling should inform technology, and not the other way around.
Atul (he/him) enjoys building bridges of understanding between humans and machines. He has written illuminating software that's been used as the centerpiece of TED Talks, in maker events around the world, and by individuals who are just trying to have a less frustrating time using their computer. But his favorite moments are very personal: understanding where another person is coming from, constructing a metaphor they can relate to, and using it to explain technology in a way that liberates, excites, and empowers.
Analisa Freitas, Program Director
Ilana Novick, Communications Associate
Susanna Blankley, Board Member
Sydney Jones, Engineering Intern, Summer 2020
Jon Truong, Director of National Partnerships
Labiba Chowdhury, Data Science Consultant
Dan Kass, Co-founder and Executive Director
Stacy Livingston, Communications & Marketing Volunteer, Summer 2019
Alyssa Romanos, Software Engineering Intern, Summer 2019
Adalky Capellán, Outreach Coordinator
Caitlin Jones, Social Enterprise Fellow, Summer 2018
Juan Figueroa, Board Member
Mariano Werneck, Designer
Jenn Scheer, Designer & Front-end Developer
Tim Ahmed, Volunteer Housing Coach 2017 - 2018
Akiera Charles, Communications Intern Spring 2018
Alicia Nieves, 2017 Legal Fellow
Matt Egan, Web Developer
Mayuka Sarukkai, Summer 2017 Intern
Angelica Alvarez, Fall 2017 Intern
Faculty & Students at Columbia Law
Raphael Lee, Fast Forward Advisor, Summer 2016
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