Jagir Pipalia

Data Analyst

Jagir brings experience with higher education policy research and statistical analysis to Education Design Lab as the Data Analyst working on the Data Collaborative for Skills Based Economy.

Prior to joining the Lab, Jagir worked as a research analyst at the Center for Education and Workforce. Jagir spent several years managing the SKY Campus Happiness program, a mental wellness and leadership program for college students. 

Jagir is excited to join the Lab because of Lab’s unique approach to solving the most complex challenges facing our workforce and higher education sector.

HOMETOWN: Rajkot, India (Charlotte, NC in the US)

BACHELOR’S: B.S. Economics, University of North Carolina-Charlotte (2017)

MASTER’S: Master of Public Policy, Georgetown University (2021)

MASTER’S: M.S. Economics, University of North Carolina-Charlotte (2019)

FAVORITE QUOTE: “If you can win over your mind, you can win over the whole world”. ― Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

WHEN I’M NOT AT WORK I’M… meditating or teaching meditation. I love to try out new restaurants. I also travel to a place that I haven’t been to before, every year.