Sanobar is a self professed data geek. She is passionate about using her data skills to help build a more equitable world. Sanobar graduated from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies with a Master in Public Administration and a concentration in Data Analysis and received her bachelors degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Go Bruins! She has extensive experience in working with non-profits to build out data systems using a human-centered design approach. Prior to working at Juma, she served as the Director of Data, Research, and Evaluation at the East Bay Asian Youth Center where she led the process to design their very first impact evaluation database. She got into the business of building data systems because of her belief that the first step in evaluating impact is good data collection.
Sanobar is a native Californian and spends her free time enjoying all that the great state has to offer from beautiful beaches to road trips to see the desert wild flowers in bloom.
Juma: Noun/joo-ma/ 'Work' in multiple African dialects.