Lara Jakiel is an Assistant Analyst at GQR. She works closely with campaigns and clients like Indivisible and other advocacy groups focused on a range of issues—from voting rights to racial and gender equity. Jakiel has been with GQR since the start of 2020, when she joined as part of a one-of-a-kind coalition of researchers dedicated to combatting disinformation and propaganda online and offline. Her portfolio includes both qualitative and quantitative opinion research, the principles of which she also incorporates into her social listening and communications work to ensure every client is receiving data-driven recommendations that help them win.
Prior to joining GQR, Lara received her BA in Journalism from American University. When she is not working, you will most likely find her playing with her cat (Franklin) or counting down to Taylor Swift’s next album release.