Katya Smyth

Katya Smyth is the founder and CEO and of The Full Frame Initiative. She is a Research Affiliate with Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Community Innovators Lab (CoLab) and was a Research Fellow at the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Posts by Katya Smyth

The Bear And The Ladle, Part II

If, in part I, we were urged to adjust our lens for viewing social problems, Katya Smyth continues the disruption here, making the case for thinking across boundaries as we attack those problems and for combining our minds long before we combine our data. If I am a homeless survivor of domestic violence with mental […]

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The Bear And The Ladle, Part I

The momentum toward  better use and sharing of data is clear. But, before simply continuing the march forward, Katya Smyth suggests that we adjust the lens through which we see social problems (how we see “the bear”) and then take a hard look at our base assumptions. Part I of II Long before light pollution, […]

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