Damini Sharma

Data Analyst


Damini is a Senior Data Analyst at Recidiviz, where she used data to identifies opportunities to improve outcomes for incarcerated and supervised people in Recidiviz' partner states. Before Recidiviz, she worked as a Data Fellow at The Marshall Project, where she reported on the impact of COVID-19 on prison populations as well as the disproportionate impact on communities of color. In the past, she's worked in nonprofits, research labs and local government, using data analysis and visualization to help improve outcomes in education and criminal justice. In her free time, Damini enjoys dancing, completing jigsaw puzzles, and listening to audiobooks. She holds an M.S. in Computational Analysis and Public Policy, and a B.A. in Economics, from The University of Chicago.