Kelsey is a public policy research manager on Facebook’s Data for Good team. She helps build survey data products that nonprofits and universities can use to improve the well-being of communities during times of crisis. She has also been a research program manager on Facebook’s Academic Relations team, focused on building strategic collaborative programs to drive value for both the academic community and Facebook’s Core Data Science and UX teams through research partnerships.
Prior to joining Facebook, she managed an open science initiative at UC Berkeley’s Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), including its meta-research and global training programs. She also worked with Los Angeles County as a Luskin Fellow, focused on improving policies related to the commercial sexual exploitation of minors. She holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs (class of 2016) and a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies from UCSB.
This program is open to all students in the Luskin School of Public Affairs!