A self-described data nerd, Harin loves working on problems, looking for creative solutions, and helping people make connections to enhance their goals. Previously, Harin worked at a tech start-up that used government data to empower communities and worked in the Obama Administration at the U.S Department of Labor as the Economic Policy Advisor to the Secretary. Harin is a graduate of the University of Georgia and the University of Chicago. Founded in 1970 to support newly-elected Black officials who were moving from civil rights activism into governance the Joint Center quickly evolved into America’s Black think tank.
Director, Workforce Policy, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies