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Sarah Hagan, Ph.D.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Research Manager and Data Scientist
Seattle, WA
Sarah Hagan, Ph.D. is the Research Manager of the People Analytics team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation using data and behavioral psychology to understand employees and make work better. She works across BMGF to bring data to people practices and ensure they're making the best decisions about employees. Before that, she worked at Redfin and Nordstrom conducting research and designing employee programs to improve culture, leadership, and work environment. Prior to industry, Sarah spent a decade in academia researching personality and human behavior, and has a bunch of publications that she's pretty sure have only been read by her mom.