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March 14, 2023

Announcing 2023 Members of USA for UNHCR’s Hive Advisory Board

Hive Advisory Board headshotsWashington, DC (March 9, 2023) – USA for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is pleased to announce membership of the organization’s 2023 Hive Advisory Board, which is comprised of technology and data experts and leaders in business, government, higher education, philanthropy and the nonprofit sector and who share a commitment to the goals and objectives of the UN Refugee Agency.

The Hive Advisory Board will work in collaboration with The Hive, USA for UNHCR’s innovation lab, to advance USA for UNHCR’s mission to engage with the American public in order to raise awareness about refugees and design solutions that address their needs through technology and the data science process.

“Each member of the Hive Advisory Board is passionate about using their expertise to help USA for UNHCR learn and expand ways to address the needs of refugees by focusing on technological innovations and data-driven decisions,” said Seema D. Iyer, PhD, Senior Director of The Hive. “We are excited and honored to be working with this exceptional group of leaders.”

The 2023 Hive Advisory Board includes the following talented leaders:

  • Muhammed Y. Idris, PhD (Chair), Morehouse School of Medicine, Founding Co-Director of the Center for Data Standards in Clinical Medicine
  • Hamutal Bernstein, PhD, Urban Institute, Senior Fellow & Director of Program on Immigrants and Immigration*
  • Cameron Birge, Microsoft Philanthropies, Senior Program Manager Humanitarian Action*
  • Erin Coffman, PhD, Independent Economist/Data Scientist
  • Genevieve Hoffman, Independent Data Visualization Designer
  • Margaret Hung, Nike, Senior Director, Insights Governance*
  • Heather Krause, Datassist, Founder And Principal Data Scientist 
  • Duncan Lawrence, Stanford University, Senior Advisor, Immigration Policy Lab*
  • Khoa Ma, Endless Frontier Labs, Associate Director
  • Lauren S Moores, PhD, Montai Health, Head of Data Innovation
  • Adam Pritchard, Black Crow AI, Founder*
  • Liberty Vittert, Visiting Scholar Harvard University / Professor of the Practice of  Data Science – Washington University in St. Louis and USA for UNHCR Board Member
  • Drew ZacharyPhD, U.S. Department of Commerce, Deputy Chief Data Officer for Innovation 
  • Dominica Zhu, U.S. Census Bureau, Head of Human Centered Innovation, Census Open Innovation Labs, and Founder of Global Wisdom Collective *

*New Members for 2023. 

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