Newsmaker: Taylor Cain ’11

Taylor Cain ’11 is the new director of the City of Boston’s Housing Innovation Lab (i-Lab). Since its inception in 2015, the i-Lab has worked with residents and stakeholders to encourage the creation of new housing prototypes that promote affordability and alternative living arrangements. Cain has worked with local nonprofit organizations and institutions on evaluation and research projects that focus on a range of issues, including economic development, racial equity, and displacement. Cain majored in Science in Society at Wesleyan and completed her PhD in sociology at Boston University.