Samir Gambhir is the Director of the Equity Metrics Program at the Othering and Belonging Institute where he engages in and oversees projects in the area of fair housing, zoning reform, racial residential segregation, opportunity mapping, and racial equity and inclusion. His work involves conducting empirical research, presenting analytics, developing diagnostic tools and providing policy recommendations on issues of housing, education, environment and many more with a social justice lens. Samir's research interests focus on empirical analysis, spatial modeling and data visualization to highlight inequity, marginalization and othering, and to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. He has co-authored and supported a number of reports on projects such as Racial Residential Segregation, Inclusiveness Index, LIHTC housing and Zoning Reform. Prior to joining the Othering & Belonging Institute, Samir worked as GIS Manager for Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Toronto. Prior to CGHR, he worked as Senior GIS Researcher at The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University. He graduated from The Ohio State University in 2003 with a Masters degree in City and Regional Planning. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from India.