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The biggest social issues of our time through data, maps, and visualizations. Cutting across inequalities on housing, healthcare, education, jobs, tech, and policy


Author of American Inequality, former Federal Reserve policymaker. Using data to understand the biggest social issues of our time. This Substack profiled in NYTimes, LA Times, TIME Magazine, NPR, BBC, and NBC
Researcher, scientist, curious. Associate professor @uc3m & visiting professor @medialab & Connection Science (MIT)
MBA Candidate at Stanford GSB, formerly Bain & Co. and Google X. Texan exploring how entrepreneurial and public sector collaborations increase American competitiveness and reduce inequality
Yasmin is a graduate of Wharton/Harvard where she explored the intersection of local policies and equitable access. She is a proud first gen college grad.
MPA student at the Harvard Kennedy School. Passionate about unlocking potential in communities that have been left behind.
U.S. Country Director at GiveDirectly.
Assistant Professor at St. Thomas University College of Law and Research Affiliate at Legal Priorities Project. Focused on improving the resilience of our democratic institutions.
Building in healthcare @HealthcareFoundry
Major William Jung is an Army officer with over a decade of service, with assignments in Afghanistan and Honduras. He is currently assigned to the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
MPA Student at Harvard Kennedy School. Partners In Health alum. Striving for a more equitable America.
Michael advises social impact organizations to promote socioeconomic mobility and opportunity. He is currently pursuing a dual-MBA/MPA from Wharton and Harvard.