If you could have dinner with 1 person who you regard as a leader, who would it be and why?

Lin-Manuel Miranda because he has the ability to combine so many different disciplines and narratives in a way that lets everyone that experiences his work dream bigger.

What motivates you to create social impact?

Everyone deserves to have access to multiple opportunities to better themselves and their communities.

Host Site Overview

The mission of First Place for Youth is to help foster youth build the skills they need to make a successful transition to self-sufficiency and responsible adulthood.

Host Site Project

New Sector Fellow will participate in an applied research field placement to obtain experience-based learning opportunities in the areas of program research, evaluation and organizational performance management. The Fellow will gain first-hand experience in applied research and program effectiveness methods, program theory, organizational change practices and performance measurement. Core functions of the New Sector Resident’s work experience will include: – Design and implement evaluation studies and data collection protocols using action research and program evaluation methods – Implement data collection, entry, dataset management and analysis activities using SPSS, Excel and Apricot – Document and present data and results of analyses to technical and non-technical audiences – Develop resources on data-driven service decision making – Conduct literature reviews using scholarly search engines and write summaries All responsibilities are aimed at ensuring access to and quality of programs.