We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
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Kelsey Gray

Posted on December 20, 2018 by -

Kelsey brings 10 years of experience assessing social programs and policies, with a focus on advanced data analytic methods and data visualization techniques. Her expertise is in presenting technical concepts in easy-to-understand reports, dashboards, and presentations. Kelsey is experienced with a variety of machine learning techniques and is an experienced user of R, Python, Tableau, and Power BI.

At Insight, Kelsey works across practice areas, providing expertise in data management, data analytics, and data visualization. She currently directs Insight projects deploying interactive Tableau and Power BI dashboards for clients, creates machine learning algorithms to classify unstructured data, and leads studies generating automated reports in R and Python. She supports projects for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (USDA FNS), the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Science Foundation, and other foundation and state clients.

Prior to joining Insight, Kelsey was a senior analyst and engineer at Project Evident, where she led work with national nonprofit service providers in the areas of employment and training, child welfare, education, and health to develop and implement technical solutions for data management, data visualization, and data analytic initiatives. Kelsey also worked as a program analyst at Mathematica Policy Research, where she employed sophisticated simulation models to estimate the impact of policy changes on social programs for USDA FNS. Kelsey holds an M.S. in business analytics from New York University and a B.A. in public policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a certified Tableau Specialist.