As data consultant with GPA, Elisa works with clients to assess their philanthropic impact and trends, analyzing their historic giving data and identifying patterns in their grant-making. All of which informs nuanced discussions around strategy and goal setting for future giving. This is where science meets art in serving our clients’ desire for effective philanthropy.
After earning a Master's degree in Statistics, Elisa spent five years as a data scientist at IBM, building machine learning models in the retail, aviation, and weather industries. She has also pioneered an app Explore Philanthropy, a platform and dashboard for philanthropists to find, compare, and analyze organizations that best fulfill their giving mission.