Aiha Nguyen is Project Lead of the Social Instabilities in Labor Futures Initiative. The Labor Futures Initiative seeks to better understand emergent disruptions in the labor force as a result of data-centric technological development, and create new frames for understanding these disruptions through evidence-based research and collaboration with stakeholders. Aiha leads the work of the initiative including research, field building, and collaborating with stakeholders and decisionmakers to shift the debate towards worker-centered discussions. Aiha has over a decade of experience in advocacy, research, policy, and organizing. Prior to joining Data & Society, she worked to raise standards for retail workers and addressed issues of food access at the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE). Aiha received her masters in Urban Planning from UCLA and has authored several reports, including an analysis of outsourced passenger service work at LAX; impact of automated self-checkout systems on public safety and jobs; and a baselines study of Orange County’s philanthropic community.