National Organizing Director & Data Strategist
Taher Hasanali joins Impact with a wide range of expertise and experience from within and outside the Political space. A chemical engineer by education, Taher worked to develop innovative battery technologies for renewable energy storage early in his career before transitioning into the Political world after being inspired to make a difference after the 2018 election in Georgia.
He most recently worked in 2021 as one of two AAPI Constituency Directors Nationwide with the Democratic Party in Georgia forging strong community relationships and setting a foundation to ensure representation, inclusion, and civic engagement among the AAPI population across the state. Before that he worked in organizing and candidate management and support with State Legislative candidates and the Biden Campaign in 2020 in Georgia, and then as a Deputy AAPI Director on the runoffs in 2021 building innovative programming centered on organizing and getting out the vote among the Asian population.
With experience in complex problem solving and data analysis as an engineer, Taher aims to marry his expertise in data and community engagement to build intentional and innovative programming to further South Asian engagement and representation in the political world. Although originally from Houston, Texas, he currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston.