Nadina Jacent joined the Data Science Institute as the Associate Director of HR and Operations in fall 2021. Prior to DSI, she spearheaded all aspects of HR and Operations for faculty and staff within the Department of Surgery at Mount Sinai Health System. As part of her role, she led a team of administrative professionals, developed program goals, assisted with the departmental budget, and the overall operational effectiveness for the department. She earned her MBA from Long Island University in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management. In her spare time she likes to travel to different places with her family.