Bex Pachl is the Executive/Research Assistant to the founders of HIT Strategies, Roshni Nedungadi and Terrance Woodbury. As an Executive/Research Assistant, Bex manages Roshni Nedungadi’s and Terrance Woodbury’s day-to-day operations and schedules, implementing systems and strategies to ensure productivity and efficient completion of work. Beyond the micro-level management of calendars, Bex also works with the founders of HIT Strategies on macro-level, big-picture goals, working to drive the HIT Strategies team into the future primed for success. Bex studied Sociology at Wellesley College, which they broadly define as “the study of why some people systematically get ahead in society and why some people don’t.” In their senior year, Bex authored an Independent Study titled: “US Abortion and State-Imposed Legal Constraints: Surveillance and the Use of Technology in a Kentucky State Law.” Bex also served as President for two and a half years of a volunteer organization called “Girls Group.” In this role, Bex partnered with St. Stephens Youth Programs in Boston to create a safe, affirming after-school program aimed at building self-efficacy and confidence in young, predominately BIPOC students. In the Fall of 2020, Bex also served as a Civic Engagement fellow at Wellesley College, overseeing the 12 educational volunteer groups at Wellesley College and their 500 associated volunteers. Bex turned their study of inequality into a passion for politics, law, and advocacy, interning over the years at the ACLU, EMILY’s List, and Nesbitt Research. At the ACLU, Bex served the National Political Advocacy Department, managing 10 high-profile campaigns and their complex needs. At EMILY’s List, Bex managed donor stewardship and helped author fundraising materials on behalf of the Founder of EMILY’s List. At Nesbitt Research, Bex worked as a political opposition researcher, writing 40-100-page reports on candidates, organizations, and other political entities. Bex has also worked on two campaigns, once as a Finance Assistant to James Iacino in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District and once as a volunteer to Becca Rausch’s first campaign in Massachusetts. Bex uses they/them pronouns and identifies as non-binary and genderfluid. They are a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and believe wholeheartedly in HIT’s central tenant of workplace diversity begetting good research. Bex lives in Washington, DC with their cat, Ralph, who uses she/her pronouns.