An innate drive to resolve socioeconomic problems through quantitative and qualitative data analysis coupled with a bold inquisitive nature has led Danny Thomas Vang to the realm of policy analysis and program evaluation. He is a public administration graduate student who wishes to utilize his lived experience as a blind person and the theoretical skillsets learned in the realm of academia to interface with emerging technologies, human resources, and transportation systems. His time at a for-profit corporation, trade association, legislative office, government department, and non-profit organization has ingrained a comprehensive approach towards his work.
Serving as an intern at the Office of Supervisor Norman Yee and the Information Technology Industry Council has taught him effective means to conduct research on a given issue, whether it be on data analysis or potential avenues for communal support. In addition, his experience with entities such as Kiva and Wells Fargo Has increased his knowledge of how to manage organizational change and how to coordinate complex events with several stakeholders, which required the management of logistical operations and the creation of media advertisements tailored towards targeted audiences.