Yifan Powers manages communications and outreach for the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. She connects reporters, policymakers, and other audiences with the center's tax policy experts and data-driven research by producing accessible research-based content and creating communications strategies. Previously, she was a research assistant with the Tax Policy Center. Before joining Urban, Powers was an AmeriCorps member at the See Forever Foundation, a nonprofit that supports several DC-based public charter schools for at-risk youth. Powers holds a bachelor's degree in economics and French from Boston University.