Institute Leadership

john a. powell

Director, OBI

Denise Herd

Associate Director, OBI

Stephen Menendian

Assistant Director & Director of Research, OBI

Ashlin Malouf-Gashaw

Deputy Director of Strategy and Program

Puanani Forbes

Chief of Staff

Cecilie Surasky

Director of Communications & Narrative

Staff

Aoyuan (Eve) Liao

Data Scientist

Ashley Gallegos

Belonging Coordinator

Basima Sisemore

Senior Researcher, Global Justice Program

Charlotte O'Keefe Stralka

Project Coordinator, Summer Fellowship Program

Charlotte Taylor

Administrative Coordinator

Christian Michael Ivey

Digital Communications Specialist

Christina Long-Vail

Research Associate, Blueprint for Belonging

Eli Moore

Director, Community Power and Policy Partnerships Program

Ella Streng

Video Producer

Elsadig Elsheikh

Director, Global Justice Program

Erfan Moradi

Communications Associate

Erika Prasad

Development Director

Evan Yoshimoto

Project Coordinator, Democracy & Belonging Forum

Hossein Ayazi

Senior Policy Analyst, Global Justice Program

Ivan Natividad

Assistant Director of Communications

Jake Tompkins

Information Designer

Joe Ahrenholtz

GIS Developer, Equity Metrics

Jose Richard Aviles

Transportation Analyst

Joshua Cantong

Data Analyst, Equity Metrics Program

Joshua Clark

Senior Social Scientist

Julia McKeown

Campus Bridging Project Specialist

Maile Munro

Housing Policy Associate

Mansi Kathuria

Field Strategy and Research Analyst, Network for Transformative Change

Miriam Juan-Torres González

Head of Research, Democracy & Belonging Forum

Mora Tulián

Assistant to the Director

Nicole Montojo

Housing Research Analyst

Olivia Araiza

Director, Network for Transformative Change

Rachelle Galloway-Popotas

Conference Director

Ramon Quintero

Equitable Planning Analyst

Río González

Research Associate, Network for Transformative Change

Samir Gambhir

Director, Equity Metrics Program

Sara Grossman

Director, Democracy & Belonging Forum

Sarah Crowell

Strategic Partner

Shadrick Small

Staff Researcher

Wendy Ake

Director, Just Public Finance

Senior Fellows

Bayo Akomolafe

Global Senior Fellow

Betsy Hodges

Senior Fellow

Julie Nelson

Senior Fellow, Government Alliance on Race and Equity

Mina Girgis

Senior Fellow, The Nile Project

Richard Rothstein

Senior Fellow

Yuria Celidwen

Senior Fellow

Student Assistants

Cynthia Sanchez

Graduate Student Researcher

Lia Bobay

Graduate Student Researcher

Mariah Padilla

Graduate Student Researcher

Rena Lu

Campus Bridging Project Assistant

Shiho Suzuki

Student Assistant

Tatum Hurley

Citations Assistant