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SaraJoy Pond

Director of Programs and Partnerships, Conveners.org

Biography

SaraJoy Pond has worked as a worked as a user experience designer, creative director, data scientist, usability specialist, curriculum consultant, professional evaluator, and university instructor. She has lived and worked on 4 continents, built one of the first impact-focused crowdfunding platforms, and is completing a dissertation on novice/expert differences in problem anticipation among social entrepreneurs.

Conveners.org is an opportunity to leverage her experience (from international needs assessment for an addiction recovery program to user experience design at a data visualization startup) to help nurture the diversity, transparency, innovation and, well, impact of the impact ecosystem.

SaraJoy is intensely fond of her road bike, symphonic cello, and stracciatella gelato and detests bad line-breaks, bean soup and writing her own bio.