Abaki Beck

Research Manager

Abaki Beck (she/her/hers) is a Research Manager at the Social Policy Institute. As part of the Centene Center for Health Transformation team, she supports the smooth functioning of research projects by maintaining and monitoring project plans, detailing project timelines to meet milestones, and providing additional research assistance. Abaki earned her Master’s degree in public health from the Brown School in 2020. Prior to joining the Social Policy Institute, Abaki worked for Washington University’s Prison Education Project, where she led program evaluation and coordinated reentry program design. Outside of work, Abaki co-leads a mutual aid fund for formerly incarcerated people in St Louis, runs a social justice resource website, and volunteers with the ACLU.