Specializations

  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Product and content development
  • Public interest technology

Courses

Biography

Sasha Anderson is a civic technologist with nearly a decade of experience in open government data. Sasha's career began in government improving access to information to support economic development programs in the Puget Sound region. This passion led her to leave government to help launch USAFacts, a nonpartisan platform which reached over 11 million people in 2020. Throughout her career, Sasha has worked with news outlets, foundations, nonprofits, and members of Congress to use data to drive decision-making and increase public understanding. Sasha is also active in the civic tech community, volunteering for Code for America and previously serving on the board of Seattleā€™s Civic User Testing Group. This is Sasha's second year teaching at the University of Washington's Information School. She is also a 2011 Rotary Ambassadorial Fellow at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

Education

  • BA, Political Science & Sociology, Chapman University, 2010