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  • Former staff member

Nishi Nelson (he/him)

  • Former Software Engineer, Code for America

Nishi is a software engineer driven by a newfound passion for leveraging technology to effect positive change, with a particular focus on civic engagement. With a diverse background in liberal arts and a commitment to forging meaningful relationships, he is dedicated to utilizing his role on the tax benefits team at Code for America to make government services more accessible and user-friendly. He takes pride in contributing to Code for America’s mission of making government more transparent, efficient, and equitable. As an avid gamer, animal enthusiast, and former assistant language teacher in Japan, he brings a unique perspective and a natural inclination towards building inclusive communities. He’s always excited to connect and collaborate on projects or personal matters, so feel free to reach out to him anytime.