Laura Paajanen Ellena

Research and Project Manager
Code for America

Laura Paajanen Ellena is a researcher and project manager at Code for America working on criminal background checks and record changes to create a justice system that is safe, fair, and effective. Her 2015 Code for America Fellowship focused on open police data with the city of Indianapolis, IN, in collaboration with the White House Police Data Initiative. Previously, she worked to combine UX and market research to increase customer focus at ModCloth. She received a Masters in Information Management and Systems from UC Berkeley in 2010.

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 3:50 pm to 4:20 pm