The Activism Always Team
From a student initiative to a data startup, our team has diverse skillsets and to support your needs.
Our founding team is passionate about data: the ways it can be used, the implications of having that information, and the impact it can have on the world we live in.
With a diverse skill-set that ranges from business, data science, consulting, communications, and research, we have both the experience and drive to support mission driven organizations' social engagement data strategy.
Chief Executive Officer
Mikayla is from Los Angeles, CA and studied Economics, Human Rights and Entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley. Mikayla has experience working startups in marketing and data roles as well as nonprofit consulting. She is passionate about applying her experience to uplift marginalized communities and promote social justice. In her spare time, Mikayla enjoys dance, food photography, spending time with loved ones, and volunteering.
Chief Informations Officer
Hoa Nguyen is from Binh Dinh, Vietnam. Hoa holds a Master of Science in Business Analytics from San Francisco State University. In order to maximize social impact, she works on exploiting data insights to help non-profit organization to make data driven decisions, create actionable recommendations, assist the implementation process and ensure evaluation results. In her free time, Hoa enjoys cooking and volunteering to promote local businesses with are founded by women in the minority community.
Chief Analytics Officer
Jin is from Chongqing, China. Jin holds a Master of Science in Business Analytics from Columbia University. She is thrilled about applying data science/analytics into business practice as well as nonprofits to make a difference. With experience in consulting, data science and nonprofits, Jin is especially an expert in social media analysis and natural language processing. In her spare time, she is an amateur at yoga and dancing!
Chief Communications Officer
Chelsie is from San Francisco, CA and studied Communication Studies at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a focus in Science and Risk Communications. Chelsie is interested in ethical and accessible science communication strategy, especially around emerging technologies. In her free time, she likes playing tabletop games, cooking, and doing a bit of gardening.
Zahnae is from Seattle, Washington. Zahnae holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and minor in Psychology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She is excited about being able to use technology for humanitarian good and to help mission driven organizations fulfill their potential in creating change. With experience in virtual reality, program management, and her own TEDx Talk, Zahnae has found ways to work cross-functionally to bring and communicate technological innovations to the market. In her spare time, she practices stand up comedy and enjoys supporting her local creative community.