Dawna Goens Leggett PhD is a sociologist and ethnographer with over 10 years of experience managing research and community-engaged projects. She has a passion for understanding how nonprofits and governments facilitate the social integration of vulnerable populations. Her academic work has been financially supported by the National Science Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, Northwestern University’s Institute for Policy Research, and Marquette University. This proud Northwestern alum joins N3 as a Senior Research Project Manager after having led research and project management at a nonprofit social innovation firm. In her free time, Dawna enjoys eating out, karaoke, and dancing with her two-year old daughter, Zara.