Dakota Homsey

Assistant, Strategy and Operations, What Works Cities


Dakota Homsey is a member of the Results for America’s What Works Cities team as a Team Assistant, supporting special projects and overall communication within the team and partnership. Dakota was born and raised in New York City, and attended Gettysburg College where she minored in Art History and majored in Globalization Studies with a specialization in social justice and global inequality. In her time at Gettysburg, Dakota co-curated two college gallery exhibitions. Dakota spent a semester abroad studying art history in Paris and working for an international solidarity organization whose aim is to protect the human rights of children in the Philippines. Previously, Dakota worked in the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, and served as an Arts and Culture Administrator for the JCC Association. In an increasingly globalized world, Dakota believes that data and evidence are the drivers for improving governments’ impact and bettering the lives of its’ citizens.