We create innovative solutions that disrupt unjust systems to ensure a more equitable future

Approach

ICAAD works at the intersection of legal innovation and human-centered design to create evidence-based programs with organizations and communities to combat structural discrimination. By leveraging multidisciplinary teams and taking an integrated approach, we are able to improve resilience, safety, and equity across systems.

One Team.

Many Perspectives.

Our small but mighty team combines an essential mix of backgrounds, from Human Rights Law to Design-Thinking to Behavioral Science, Statistics and more. These diverse skills are supplemented by a dedicated group of Advisors who bring their expertise to specific projects to ensure maximum impact.

Team

Hansdeep Singh, JD, LLM

Co-founder +
Legal Innovator

Hansdeep uses the lens of human rights law while harnessing data and technology tools to uncover discriminatory patterns that perpetuate violence.

Jaspreet K Singh, JD

Co-founder +
Advocacy Strategist

Jaspreet is a human rights lawyer who is passionate about ethics, the environment, design, and technology. He enjoys exploring transdisciplinary strategies for promoting equality.

Elizabeth Long, MA, MS

Behavioral Design
Lead

Elizabeth identifies psychological barriers to action and designs programs to overcome them in addition to conducting data analysis.

Erin Thomas

Policy and Research
Coordinator

Based in and focused on the Pacific, Erin facilitates the co-design of policy solutions through collaborative research.

Joseph Wheeler, MfA

Creative Lead

Joe is a design strategist, researcher, consultant and teacher. He designs and facilitates strategy workshops, and leads the organization’s visual design.

Advisors

Dan Mach, JD 
Legal

Joanna McGibbon, JD
Legal

Bobbi Nassar, PhD
Transdisciplinary

Amardeep Chandi
Development

Natalie Druce, LLB
Legal

Conan Hines, JD
Transdisciplinary

Jyoti Diwan, MBA
Development

Judge Marjory Fields, JD
Legal

Tejinder Singh, JD
Legal

Ranjit G. Singh, LLM
Legal

Board of Directors

Sean Dougherty, JD

Courtney Cogburn, PhD

Jessica Wang, JD

Laura Toyofuku-Aki

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