Thought Partners for
Social Innovators

The ORS Impact team has earned a global reputation for leadership, insight and innovation. We work collaboratively with our clients, bringing our distinctive expertise in planning, measurement and evaluation to their most vexing challenges.

June Han , PhD (she/her)

Senior Research Consultant

June strives to use her knowledge and skills as a researcher and social scientist to help social change organizations make a greater impact. She specializes in drawing insights from data to make it useful and actionable and in producing high-quality products that organizations can use to advance their vision and mission. She is committed to social justice and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). 

With over 20 years of experience doing applied research, she has worked in education, criminal justice, and on various issues related to race, inequality, and social policy. Before joining ORS Impact in 2021, she was a Research Consultant in education with a special interest in DEI. In the past, she worked with a collective impact initiative that supports children from cradle to career called Eastside Pathways, laying the groundwork on community engagement and measuring impact. She also served as a Public Policy Fellow at Asian Americans Advancing Justice, a civil rights organization in Washington DC that does advocacy work on social justice issues.  

June has a Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard and a B.A. in Sociology from UC Berkeley, and has held numerous research-related positions. While at Harvard, she was a Teaching Fellow for a course called "The Experiences of Asian Americans" and "Sociological Perspectives on Racial Inequality in America." Additionally, she was a Doctoral Fellow in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at the Kennedy School of Government.  

In her free time, June enjoys reading and writing. She loves connecting with people and learning new things. She also likes exploring new places and spending time outdoors with her family.

Some recent projects include:

  • A literature review on narrative change for the Gates Foundation
  • An MLE project for EdRedesign Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • A pre-evaluation study for StriveTogether
  • An evaluation of the Civic Science Fellows Program for the Rita Allen Foundation
  • An evaluation of school-based health centers for Interact for Health
  • An evaluation of the Fair Work Initiative for the Irvine Foundation
  • A needs assessment for an early learning program at the Seattle Public Library
  • Program evaluations for ParentChild+