Toyia Phillips joined Data & Society in January 2017 as Human Resources Manager. In addition to the basic generalist functions of HR, Toyia is responsible for the strategic oversight and execution of recruitment and talent management, implementing appropriate policies and procedures, and supporting leadership in human capital strategic planning and in building and maintaining the organizational culture. Most recently, Toyia served as the Sr. Director of HR and Administration for the Joan Mitchell Foundation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Masters degree in Public Administration, and is a certified Professional of Human Resources (PHR). Prior to focusing her career on human resources, she held various administrative and operations positions at the Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation, Columbia University, NYU School of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Cornell Medical College.