Our Team

Who We Are

Our team is based all over the world, and brings global perspectives forged in academia, technology, philanthropy, and the social impact sector.

Stephanie Earl

Senior Finance and Contracts Manager

data.org

Stephanie Earl is the Senior Finance and Contracts Manager at data.org. She brings over a decade of experience in nonprofit management and accounting with a special interest in implementing responsive financial management and planning systems.

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Gigi Ghanim

Chief of Staff

data.org

Gigi Ghanim is the Operations Manager at data.org where she oversees systems, planning, reporting and financial management for the organization.

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Nieve Heskin is the Partnerships Coordinator for data.org. Nieve has devoted her career towards the overarching goal of doing as much good as possible and has engaged with varied initiatives such as projects working to end sexual violence, support minority rights, guarantee abortion access, and safeguard animal welfare.

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Joanne Jan

Project Manager, Strategic Partnerships

data.org

Joanne Jan is the Project Manager of Strategic Partnerships at data.org. In this role, she collaborates with key stakeholders to strengthen social impact organizations’ capacity to use data.

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Paul K. Korir, Ph.D.

Director of Data Science

data.org

Dr. Paul K. Korir is a distinguished professional with a Ph.D. in Computational Biology from the University of Galway, Ireland, and extensive experience in data science, bioinformatics, and software development. As the current Director of Data Science at data.org, he leads innovative projects in data science. 

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Avinash Laddha

Senior Data Analyst

data.org

Avinash Laddha is the Senior Data Analyst at data.org, supporting the various initiatives and product team in deriving value and insights from data.

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David Mascarina

Senior Manager, Content Design

data.org

David Mascarina is the Senior Manager of Content Design for data.org where he is responsible for developing and stewarding a content and design strategy for the data.org platform, and bringing creative ideas for envisioning, creating, and managing the development of content.

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Maguette Ndong

Technical Program Manager

data.org

Maguette Ndong is the Technical Program Manager at data.org. Maguette is a software engineer with nine years in IT and management in different areas such as energy, tourism, human resources, social justice, and global health.

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Dr. Uyi Stewart is the Chief Data and Technology at data.org. Uyi provides senior technical leadership in all aspects of data.org’s work, with a particular focus on our programmatic initiatives which today include the Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge, the Capacity Accelerator Network, and Epiverse.

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Cormekki Whitley, Ph.D.

Chief Finance and Administration Officer

data.org

Cormekki Whitley is the Chief Finance and Administration Officer at data.org. As a member of the Executive team, Cormekki provides high-level fiscal oversight, oversees contract administration, and streamlines both in-house personnel and resource systems.

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Careers

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