Senior Innovation Strategist
Cory is the Senior Innovation Strategist at MIT GOV/LAB, where she conducts research and strategy development on governance innovation initiatives. Bringing experience in public sector innovation and humanitarian response, Cory explores ways in which governments can innovate to support citizen needs. She draws on a multidisciplinary design background to integrate design practice and systems thinking into GOV/LAB’s work. Prior to joining GOV/LAB, Cory worked as a design and project management consultant with state and central governments in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. She holds an M.S. in Integrated Design and Management from MIT, a Master in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, and a B.A. in Economics from Mount Holyoke College.
Projects May 2022
'Meet the Governance Innovators' Speaker Series
The MIT Governance Lab's 'Meet the Governance Innovators' speaker series highlights voices at the forefront of cutting-edge policy solutions.
News January 2022
Research Phase Begins in Nigeria for Ministry of Health Governance Innovation 8-month Project
Research work that commenced in Ado Ekiti, Nigeria last week builds on December's Governance Innovation Bootcamp. The Ekiti State program focuses on delivering the Ministry of Health teams the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to co-design governance solutions.
Projects December 2020
A new initiative combining evidence and methods from design and social science to co-develop governance solutions with practitioner partners.