Sara Draper-Zivetz earned her Master’s in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2016. She is currently the Associate Director for the University of California, Berkeley, Terner Center for Housing Innovation, a new research effort focused on developing solutions to housing challenges in the public and private sector. As Associate Director, she manages the Center’s organizational development, operations, and communications. Before attending the University of California, Berkeley, she was a Program Assistant for Living Cities, a philanthropic collaborative focused on urban poverty and systems change. In that role she managed the Knowledge & Communications strategy and provided strategic support for the Public Sector Innovation team. Before Living Cities, she was a Project Coordinator for HandsOn Greater DC Cares, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, coordinating much of the region’s volunteerism. She has a B.A. in Sociology from Barnard College.