Mark Abraham, Executive Director

Mr. Abraham is the Executive Director of DataHaven, a public service non-profit organization that partners with local and state government agencies, academic and health care institutions, foundations, and community organizations to collect, share, and interpret public information about Greater New Haven and Connecticut.

In his role at DataHaven, Mark has authored or co-authored cross-sector reports including the Greater New Haven Community Index. He established the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey program that has created an unprecedented new source of statewide- and neighborhood-level information about community life, public health, economic security, and other topics.

From 2014 to 2017, Mark is serving as a Fellow of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan, as part of a national cohort focused on Racial Equity. Mark graduated with honors from Yale University, and previously worked as a planner for the New York City 2012 Summer Olympic Games Bid Committee. Mark is engaged in the New Haven community where he lives, serving as a Historic District Commissioner from 2008 to 2013 and receiving the New Haven Environmental Justice Network Annual Award in 2008 for coordinating the New Haven Safe Streets Coalition.

In 2014, Mark was honored with an "Impact Award" from the international Community Indicators Consortium, and was elected to the Executive Committee of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (Washington, DC). Mark's professional work and interest in sharing information about cities has led him to attract over 50,000 followers to his personal Twitter account, @urbandata.

Camille Seaberry, Research Associate

Camille Seaberry is a Research Associate at DataHaven. A resident of New Haven since 2004, Camille has significant experience in data analysis, interactive data visualization development, and research and writing to support various government and non-profit initiatives. She also has a background in high-school mathematics and STEM education. 

Camille received her BS in Physics from Yale University, and is currently enrolled in the Data Science Certificate graduate program at Harvard University Extension School.  

 

 

Additional DataHaven Staff and Fellows

  • Ari Anisfeld, Research Assistant
  • Mary Buchanan, Consultant (full-time Project Manager, 2014-2016)
  • Amanda Erlwein, Intern/Work Study Student, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Aparna Nathan, Research Intern
  • Michael Zanger-Tishler, Dwight Hall at Yale University Urban Fellow
  • Emma Zehner, Williams College Summer Fellow (2016)
  • Thomas Zembowicz, Dwight Hall at Yale University Urban Fellow
  • In addition to core staff, DataHaven works with a number of expert consultants throughout Connecticut and the United States who provide invaluable contributions and advice.