Originally from Buffalo (NY), Dr. Aaron Krolikowski runs an independent consulting firm focused on expanding the use of cartography (maps), data visualization, and impact measurement, and policy analysis in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. Most recently, Aaron worked with United Way of Southern Nevada on the development of Community Connect, a local hub for community data (communityconnect.uwsn.org). Other ongoing projects aim to improve early childhood education, increase high school achievement, expand access to health services, and catalyze neighborhood revitalization.
Aaron holds a PhD in Geography (Oxford), and was a research fellow at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship in the United Kingdom. His research focused on the use of mobile technology in the delivery of urban and rural water services in East Africa and was based at the Smith School for Enterprise and Environment. When he’s not out exploring the reaches of the Las Vegas Valley, you’ll probably find Aaron building community maps and data visualizations near a window at PublicUs.
Haley Box was born and raised in rural Alabama. She attended Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, AL where she earned her BA in History and a minor in creative writing. After college Haley attended Charlotte School of Law in Charlotte, NC where she got her juris doctorate degree. After law school and passing the bar, Haley pursued her passion of public service by entering the legal aid profession. Haley was a staff attorney for four and a half years with Legal Services Alabama. She represented low income and elderly clients in the Birmingham, Alabama metro area with legal issues spanning from consumer fraud to divorces for victims of domestic violence. Six months ago Haley decided that it was time for a change so she accepted a position as a senior attorney with Nevada Legal Services in Las Vegas. Haley is the lead attorney for the new Rural Consumer Law Project which is funded by the Nevada Attorney General’s Office. The grant assists residents of rural Southern Nevada with consumer and housing legal issues. In her free time Haley enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also likes to play competitive trivia and practicing her amateur photo skills.