Mischa is a dancer, coach and writer. Previously he was a fundraiser working at the intersection of technology and social impact with Code for America and DataKind. He’s also worked as a journalist, activist, community organizer, and business consultant. Following Hurricane Katrina, he founded Emergency Communities, a large scale disaster relief organization. Raised in the Bay Area, he’s lived and worked in the Midwest and the Deep South and in Ghana, India, and Brazil. He has a BA from Columbia and an MPA from NYU.