Alyssa Lukpat is a data journalism master’s student at Columbia Journalism School. She has written and produced for the Boston Globe, the News & Observer and other publications. She is a member of AAJA and the 2021 New York Times Student Journalism Institute. Alyssa is a California native with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northeastern University. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @AlyssaLukpat.