As part of the United States Digital Service, Vivian Graubard works on solving the government's biggest challenges, such as reducing the backlog at Veterans Affairs, increasing transparency around the real cost of college, and simplifying the process of immigration. This group of engineers, designers, and product managers come from outside the government and bring a fresh perspective that focuses on building for and with the people. Vivian explains that we all have it within ourselves to serve our country, to show up, and do something.
Vivian Graubard is a founding member of U.S. Digital Service at the White House, where she focuses on immigration (DHS) and criminal justice (DOJ). She previously served as an Advisor to the United States Chief Technology Officer, Todd Park, within the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). She led OSTP’s Tech Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking, which focuses on leveraging technological innovation to help combat human trafficking and enable victims to connect to help and support.
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