Rimsha Khan is a member of CCC’s Research and Data (R&D) team. She collaborates with members of the R&D team to prepare written analyses on population trends, and to produce a variety of regular publications such as the Keeping Track Data Book. She is responsible for analyzing quantitative government data as well as assisting with CCC’s community-based research assessments on child and family policy issues.
Rimsha has also worked at the Asian American Federation (AAF) where she supported research projects for AAF’s policy priorities through research design, data analysis, and drafting publications. She has extensive experience working with Census data. At AAF Rimsha analyzed demographic and economic trends within the Asian American population and responded to data requests, as part of the organization’s work as a designated Census Information Center (CIC) providing community access to Census data. Prior to transitioning to research, Rimsha worked in the grants management field including, as grants administrator at Weill Cornell Medicine where she managed a portfolio of multi-million dollar NIH grants to support public health research. Rimsha is passionate about utilizing research and data science to serve diverse populations and has worked as a bilingual (English/Urdu) 2020 Census Enumerator. She holds an M.S. in Social Research from Hunter College and a B.A. in International Relations from Simmons University.