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Alana Kim

Civic Data Manager

Ms. Kim is the Civic Data Manager for Reinvestment Fund’ Policy Solutions group. In this role she maintains and improves department data infrastructure and practices, and support projects on matters of data – including discovery, curation, analysis, preservation, and visualization.

Previously, she was a Policy Analyst for Policy Solutions, conducting quantitative and qualitative research for topics related to housing, high-quality childcare, place-based public policy interventions, and community social wellbeing. Ms. Kim first joined Policy Solutions as an intern, contributing to the Early Childhood Education Analytics for Philadelphia and Atlanta as well as Limited Supermarket Access (LSA) analysis.

Prior to Reinvestment Fund, Ms. Kim’s research experiences involved gentrification, food systems planning, rural development policies in China, and spatial data management. Ms. Kim has a Master of City Planning from the Weitzman School of Design at University of Pennsylvania, with a focus on community economic development, GIS, and digital geographies, and a Bachelor of Art in Geography and International Political Economy from University of Washington.