Kate Babineau (she/her) is the research consultant at AMS. She is a senior research fellow with the Cowen Institute at Tulane University and a Cohort 9 Fellow with Harvard University's Strategic Data Project. Her areas of interest include qualitative and mixed-methods research, data visualization, research ethics, and making educational systems more equitable for excluded populations. Prior to joining the Cowen Institute, Kate earned her MSc in Applied Social Research and her PhD in Social Policy in 2014 from Trinity College, Dublin. She is forever interested in the intersection between education data, design, and the democratization of information.