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

Mandela. That would be an inspiring dinner.

What motivates you to create social impact?

I believe that since the world can be more just, it’s my responsibility to do all I can to make it so.

Host Site Overview

Year Up’s mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.

Host Site Project

Year Up is seeking a New Sector RISE Fellow to complete a series of capacity building research and evaluation projects. The Fellow will support projects related to operations infrastructure and market responsiveness through research and evaluation of operations data. Focusing on evaluating a combination of program results, partnership effectiveness initiatives and demand data, s/he will make recommendations that will inform Year Up’s growth and strategy.

The Market Research Fellow will be responsible for developing and managing these analysis projects with numerous local teams simultaneously. The ideal candidate possesses excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to identify key questions, parse through large amounts of data, and recognize trends. Using independent judgment, s/he will effectively communicate strategic and tactical recommendations to several internal stakeholders.