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.

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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Lindsey Gottschalk

Director of Strategic Partnerships

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As Director of Strategic Partnerships, Lindsey Gottschalk works at the intersection of strategy and operations to strengthen the collaboration among partners and scope and implement new initiatives. Lindsey brings over a decade of experience in public health, healthcare, and health tech research, program implementation, and advocacy in the US and…

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Priyank Hirani

Program Lead, Capacity Accelerator Network

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As the Program Manager for the Capacity Accelerator Network, Priyank strategizes and implements initiatives to democratize data skills and enable social impact organizations to be data-driven.

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David Mascarina is the Digital Content Lead for data.org where he is responsible for developing and stewarding a content strategy for the data.org platform, and bring creative ideas for envisioning, creating, and managing the development of content.

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Danil Mikhailov is the Executive Director of data.org. He has over 20 years of experience setting up multiple start-ups and leading work across a range of diverse sectors, always investigating and innovating in the space where technology, culture, and society converge.

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Jake Porway loves seeing the good values in bad data. As a frustrated corporate data scientist, Porway co-founded DataKind, a nonprofit that harnesses the power of Data Science and AI in the service of humanity by providing pro bono data science services to mission-driven organizations.

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Nichole Verga

Communications Manager

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Nichole Verga is the Communications Manager at data.org. She is responsible for innovating and managing data.org’s digital platforms and events.

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Dr. Ronda Železný-Green

Program Director, Capacity Accelerator Network (CAN)

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Dr. Ronda Železný-Green is the Program Director for the Capacity Accelerator Network (CAN). She is a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) changemaker creating systems to empower Black people, women, people with disabilities, and other marginalized populations in the technology and education sectors.

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Ginger Zielinskie is Chief Strategy Officer of data.org, where she works to bring the power of data science to the world’s most challenging social problems. With over twenty years of experience, Ginger serves as an action-oriented executive leader focused on building strong partnerships to achieve systematic and meaningful change.

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Careers

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We work with organizations from all over the world to increase the use of data science in order to improve the lives of millions of people.

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