As a summer fellow, Krista hopes to create tools to help policy advocates use cities’ open data portals. She is currently pursuing a M.S. in Computational Analysis and Public Policy at the University of Chicago and has completed BAs in Public Health and Economics at UC Berkeley.
Before joining Sunlight, Krista worked as a business intelligence analyst at the Chartis Group where she used data to inform healthcare providers’ service line strategies and improve operational performance. Prior to that, she was a research analyst on healthcare workforce and drug policy topics at the UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies.
Krista was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She enjoys volunteering as a youth mentor and experimenting with her instant pot.