Gabriel Kahan is a writer and strategist researching happiness, freedom, and justice in globalized digital economies. Currently, he is an incoming PhD Candidate in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, he helps lead external affairs as the Project Manager for AltCap, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) providing accessible capital to small businesses and promoting equitable economic development. Previously, he has worked as a policy advocate, supply chain researcher, freelance journalist, content marketer, bookstore manager, canvasser, bartender, and many other things. He enjoys sunshine, sketchbooks, and building low-grade websites. He completed his BA at Hampshire College, and holds certificates in ethical leadership and interdisciplinary public health.