Chaya Nayak

Public Policy Research Manager,

Chaya Nayak is a Public Policy Research Manager at Facebook, where she leads Facebook’s Data for Good Initiative around how to use data to generate positive social impact and address policy issues.

Previous to Facebook, she worked at Premise & Quid, two startups in the bay area focused on how to use data to enhance decision making. She has also worked in the NGO and government spaces.  

Nayak received a master’s degree in Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, where she focused on the intersection between public policy, technology, and utilizing data for social impact.