The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), in partnership with AAPI Data, seeks to hire a full-time fellow to serve as the NCAPA/AAPI Data Fellow. The position will be responsible for supporting NCAPA and AAPI Data’s collaborative work around data equity.


  • Strengthen awareness of policy priorities and the connections between data and policy between AAPI Data and NCAPA, including its coalition members.
  • Work collaboratively with government agencies, community organizations, and research partners improve AANHPI data equity in all aspects of government data collections. This includes prioritizing the inclusion and disaggregation of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander populations, as well as the inclusion of community and scientific expert voices, in all stages of statistical data collection, including its design and development, collection, compilation, processing, analysis, dissemination, and preservation.
  • Strengthen the data and research capacity of AAPI Data, NCAPA and its coalition members—with a particular focus on tracking various aspects of policy need, representation, and progress at the state level, and to help NCAPA connect those dynamics to federal-level advocacy

Compensation: Salary range is $65,000-$85,000 commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid vacation, health care, vision, dental and retirement benefits.

Location: For immediate hire to work remotely, eventually based in Washington, DC.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and two references to with the subject line “Data to Policy Fellow” Questions can be directed to Only complete applications will be considered.

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AAPI Data’s reputation—among journalists, government agencies, community organizations, and scholars—is built on data, research, and narratives that are accurate, compelling, and timely. Over the next few months, the team expects to add two new full-time staff members and a research fellow that will enable the program to better serve community organizations, policy makers, journalists, researchers, and the general public. Since 2018, the program has organized its work along the principles of DNA: Data, Narrative, Action, aiming for meaningful improvements in policies, practices, and investments that serve AAPI communities.