Kate Rabinowitz, Adjunct Faculty
Kate Rabinowitz is an independent data journalist with a focus on her city, Washington D.C. She has worked with WAMU, CityLab, Washington City Paper, D.C. Policy Center, and The Sunlight Foundation, among others. Previously, she was a Data Fellow at Propublica. Kate is a leader in D.C.’s local civic technology and open data community, where she serves as co-organizer of Code for DC, a civic hacking non-profit, and Tech Lady Hackathon, an event that educates, motivates, and connects women in tech. Her work has garnered awards including the Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting and Technical.ly D.C.’s Technologist of the Year.
Prior to data journalism, Kate was an Economist at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, where her research focused on modeling credit risk post-financial crisis and the effects of industry consolidation.