Rebecca Cooper has worked as a professional researcher for over a decade and is passionate about data science. She previously worked as the Senior Project Manager for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and the State Preschool Anchor for Agenda for Children in New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated cum laude from Occidental College with a degree in Politics and a minor in Sociology. Rebecca also served as Director of the Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum, a neighborhood museum and oral history archive, as well as a researcher for the Mossville Oral History Project at Louisiana State University, T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History. Her research has been featured in the Oxford University Press Oral History Review and the Contemporary Justice Review.