Nora Hakizimana is a research analyst in the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute. She works to engage people with lived experience in the design and implementation of research and technical assistance projects, as well as in the development of community-based interventions. She has extensive experience conducting environmental scans and key stakeholder interviews, implementing surveys, analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, and providing technical assistance to nonprofits. Before joining Urban, she interned at Hopeprint, where she worked to develop and implement efforts to foster community and self-sufficiency and improve quality of life for newly arrived refugee families. Hakizimana holds a BA in economics from Brown University.