Stefania Di Mauro-Nava

Director of External Programs and Communications, Metrolab


Stefania is the director of external programs and communications at MetroLab Network, focused on deploying programs, creating communications content and implementing MetroLab’s Data Science and Human Services portfolio among other activities. Stefania has spent her career working at the nexus of science, technology and society, forging bridges between technical and nontechnical communities in this space. Prior to MetroLab, she served as a science and innovation officer at the British Consulate-General in San Francisco and as an external development manager at CRDF Global in Arlington, Va. She holds an M.A. in science and technology policy from George Washington University and a B.A. in international studies from American University.

December 10, 2019

N.C. County Takes Preventive Approach to Opioid Crisis

The Guildford County Solution to the Opioid Problem is a multi-organization community effort to not only treat opioid overdoses and addictions, but also to get out ahead of them before those overdoses occur.

November 14, 2019

Mapping Tool IDs Potential Land for Affordable Housing

Land Access for Neighborhood Development is a mapping platform that allows Miami policymakers to visualize where lots are available near transit that could become housing options for underserved populations.

October 22, 2019

South Bend, Ind., Works to Cut Lead Contamination in Homes

A program at the Center for Civic Innovation at Notre Dame is collecting data on contamination from lead paint in homes, and has created at-home testing kits it will then automate to improve health outcomes.

September 23, 2019

Chattanooga Smart Corridor Hot Bed for Real-Time Analytics

A collaboration among the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the city and other partners drives work behind the MLK Smart Corridor, used to test new technologies and generate data-driven outcomes.

August 20, 2019

Data-Driven Health Care Benefits Underserved Populations

A program from the University of Florida and Gainesville Fire Rescue tracks patient metrics and allows for real-time communication between emergency workers and hospitals, reducing costs of frequent EMS users.

July 19, 2019

Kansas City Takes Data-Driven Approach to Addressing Blight

The Abandoned to Vacant project, a collaboration between the city and the University of Missouri-Kansas City, uses open data to map abandoned houses and give potential buyers a sense of the surrounding neighborhood.

May 13, 2019

Data Drives Down Nashville’s Emergency Response Times

Together with the Vanderbilt Initiative for Smart Cities Operation and Research, the Nashville Fire Department and the city’s IT agency created a tool that uses predictive modeling to forecast emergency response times.

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