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  • 1 City Hall Square
    Room 806
    Boston, MA 02201

Natalia Espinosa Tokuhama

Deputy Director of Policy and Research

Natalia is the Deputy Director of Policy and Research for the Equity and Inclusion Cabinet. She focuses on developing research and evaluation protocols and bringing an equity and human centered lens to policy work. Natalia is excited about innovative economic health and mobility policies as well as providing evaluation, accountability, and impact studies to the City. In her day-to-day, she focuses on research, strategic pilot projects, partnerships, and community-centered programming. 

Prior to her current role, Natalia served as the Boston Economic Mobility Manager and held an economic integration position at the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement managing economic integration projects and programs with strategic partners to strengthen the financial well-being of immigrants in Boston. Natalia also has previous experience working in Latin American economic development, resiliency, and entrepreneurship projects with local governments.

With a multicultural background and upbringing, Natalia speaks English, Spanish, French, and German fluently and is developing her Portuguese skills. Natalia holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science with a minor in Social and Public Policy from New York University and a Master of Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.


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