Kara Murray-Badal is the Director of the Housing Lab. She brings a wealth of managerial and project management experience from both the private and non-profit sectors. Before joining the Terner team she was a Crisis Project Manager at Bayer Healthcare as well as Deputy Director at The Mosaic Project, a non-profit focused on communication across cultures and backgrounds. She’s also an Oakland native with a background in community activism and politics, having consulted on policy for several city and done communications and field leadership for electoral campaigns. Kara holds an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Psychology from Stanford University.