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Data Driven Detroit (D3) provides accessible, high-quality information and analysis to drive decision-making that strengthens communities in Southeast Michigan.

Meet the D3 Summer Interns! (Part 2)

In our last post, we introduced D3’s pilot summer internship program and interviewed our three data analysis interns – Alexis Farmer, Ayana Rubio, and Sabiha Zainulbhai. Now, we’re introducing Jessica Waligora, our Web Development Intern, and Lucas Munson, our Marketing/Outreach Intern. As with our three data analysis interns, Lucas and Jessica are working on community-focused [Read on...]

Meet the D3 Summer Interns! (Part 1)

This summer, D3 is privileged to partner with the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation and the Next Gen Board to pilot an innovative, community-based internship program. Each intern is working on a community-focused project of their own design, proposed to the D3 team during a highly competitive application process. In addition, each intern [Read on...]

Meet The D3 Staff: Nate Barnes

This Q&A is the second in a series of profiles of Data Driven Detroit staff members.

Nate Barnes was first introduced to Data Driven Detroit through Assistant Director of Projects Erica Raleigh in October 2011 at a Wayne State University event. He began interning at D3 shortly thereafter. As a data analyst, Nate primarily [Read on...]

Meet The D3 Staff: Erica Raleigh & Melissa Smiley

This Q&A is the first in a series of profiles of Data Driven Detroit staff members.

As Data Driven Detroit continues to grow, Assistant Director of Projects, Erica Raleigh and Assistant Director of Operations, Melissa Smiley, continue to successfully guide our organization and provide support to D3′s Executive Director Kurt Metzger. Our transition to [Read on...]

Meet the Staff: Kat Hartman

By Louis Bach, Communications

Kat Hartman conducting surveys in Ethiopia

Data Driven Detroit (D3) is proud to count among its staff a number of members with a history of doing data-driven and socially conscious work. Today we profile the work of Kat Hartman, one of D3’s Research Analysts and the head of our Communications [Read on...]