Anndi Russell Sr. Data Scientist, Project Leader

Anndi Russell

Sr. Data Scientist, Project Leader

Anndi Russell is an accomplished Data Scientist, proficient in orchestrating complex data wrangling efforts, extracting actionable insights through sophisticated data mining, conducting deep statistical analysis, and creating compelling data visualizations to communicate findings effectively. Anndi is also an exceptionally talented Project Leader who guides a team of data scientists to research and report on pretrial justice system operations in jurisdictions across the country. She has led the creation of integrated research files and accompanying dashboards, completed research on alternatives to incarceration, and reported on racial disparities at various decision-making points throughout the system. These insights help communities understand their system at a deeper level and empower informed decision-making with real world impact.

Anndi holds a master’s degree in Data Science from the University of Denver and a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Luther College. Prior to joining Luminosity, Anndi held a variety of roles across the nonprofit and education sectors. She was employed as a teacher and worked in college admissions and managed recruitment efforts for numerous states. Anndi also spent a year in Madagascar working with a development-based NGO focusing on maternal and prenatal healthcare in rural parts of the country.

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