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Executive Team

Carol Emig

President

Natalia E. Pane

Chief Operating Officer

Karen Calloo

Chief Financial Officer

Jody Franklin

Vice President for Strategic Communications and Outreach

Lina Guzman

Vice President for Strategy and Special Initiatives and Director, Hispanic Institute

Kristen Harper

Vice President for Public Policy and Engagement

Dominique Parris

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Kathleen Ryan Skinner

Senior Director of Business Development, Compliance, and Administration

Deborah Temkin

Vice President for Youth Development and Education Research

Kathryn Tout

Vice President for Early Childhood Research and Partnerships

Program Area Directors & Senior Scholars

Kristine Andrews

Visiting Distinguished Fellow

Jan DeCoursey

Research Scholar, Child Welfare

Diane Early

Research Scholar

Dale Epstein Richards

Research Scholar

Tamara Halle

Senior Scholar, Early Childhood Development

Elizabeth Jordan

Director of Policy Communications and Outreach

Carlise King

Executive Director, Early Childhood Data Collaborative

Akiva Liberman

Senior Research Scholar

Karin Malm

Senior Research Scholar

Jennifer Manlove

Senior Research Scientist and Program Area Co-Director, Reproductive Health and Family Formation

Kelly Maxwell

Senior Research Scientist and Program Area Co-Director, Early Childhood Development

Kristin Anderson Moore

Senior Scholar and Past President

Desiree W. Murray

Research Scholar

Kelly Murphy

Deputy Program Area Director, Youth Development

Zakia Redd

Program Area Director, Youth Development, Poverty and Inequality

Mavis Sanders

Senior Research Scholar of Black Children and Families

Mindy E. Scott

Senior Research Scholar

Brandon Stratford

Deputy Program Area Director, Education

Tyreasa Washington

Senior Program Area Director and Distinguished Senior Scholar for Child Welfare

April Wilson

Deputy Program Area Director, Reproductive Health and Family Formation

Elizabeth Wildsmith

Research Scholar, Reproductive Health and Family Formation

Martha Zaslow

Visiting Distinguished Fellow

Research

Fadumo M. Abdi

Senior Research Analyst

Maria Abdul-Masih

Senior Research Assistant

Marta Alvira-Hammond

Research Scientist I

Sara Amadon

Senior Research Scientist and Early Childhood Research Operations Manager

Joselyn Angeles-Figueroa

Research Assistant

Sara Appel

Communications Research Assistant

Deana Around Him

Senior Research Scientist I

Tiffany Bamdad

Senior Research Analyst

Amy Blasberg

Research Scientist II

Julie Blechman

Research Communications Specialist I

Porsche Boddicker-Young

Research Scientist and Early Childhood Race Equity Manager

Joseph Boven

Research Communications Specialist II

Michael Bradley

Research Analyst

Sydney Briggs

Senior Research Analyst

Erin Bultinck

Senior Research Analyst

Van-Kim Bui Lin

Senior Research Scientist

Julianna Carlson

Research Scientist

Madeline Carter

Senior Policy Assistant

Rachel Chazan Cohen

Senior Research Fellow

Yiyu Chen

Research Scientist II

Samantha Ciaravino

Senior Research Analyst

Jennifer Cleveland

Research Scientist II, Early Childhood Hiring and Supervision Manager

Elizabeth Cook

Research Scientist

Sarah Shea Crowne

Senior Research Scientist

Reva Dalela

Research Assistant

Sarah Daily

Senior Research Scientist II

Kristen E. Darling

Research Scientist, Early Childhood Development and Education Research; Early Childhood Team Staffing Manager

Yuko Yadatsu Ekyalongo

Associate Data Scientist II

Bianca Faccio

Senior Research Analyst

Katy Falletta

Senior Research Analyst

Rebecca Fauth

Senior Research Fellow

Jane Finocharo

Research Analyst

Megan Fischer

Senior Research Analyst

Alaina Flannigan

Research Scientist II

Jackson Fojut

Senior Research Assistant

Nicole Forry

Senior Research Scientist

Audrey Franchett

Research Analyst

James Fuller

Senior Data Analyst

Alexander Gabriel

Senior Research Analyst

Kaylor Garcia

Health Communications Manager

Tracy Gebhart

Research Scientist

Julie Gilbertsen

Senior Research Assistant

Jessica Goldberg

Senior Research Fellow

Rachel A. Gooze

Research Scientist

Patti Banghart Gottesman

Research Scientist

Isabel Griffith

Research Analyst

Esther Gross

Technical Assistance Specialist

Gabriella Guerra

Research Analyst

Cassidy Guros

Senior Research Assistant

Maggie Haas

Research Analyst

Phoebe Harris

Research Analyst

Allison Hebert

Senior Research Analyst

Danielle Hegseth

Senior Research Scientist

Jasmine Henderson

Project Management Specialist

Sarah Her

Senior Research Analyst

Shelby Hickman

Research Scientist

Zoelene Hill

Research Scientist II

Rowan Hilty

Senior Research Analyst

Ashley Hirilall

Senior Research Analyst

Ilana Huz

Senior Research Analyst

Anna D. Johnson

Research Fellow, Early Childhood Development

Rebecca M. Jones

Senior Research Analyst

Maggie C. Kane

Research Scientist

Elizabeth Karberg

Senior Research Scientist

Holly Keaton

Research Assistant

Claire Kelley

Senior Data Scientist

Sarah Kelley

Senior Data Scientist

Lisa Kim

Research Analyst

Lauren Kissela

Research Communications Assistant

Priya Koushik

Research Assistant

Laura Kuhn

Senior Research Fellow

Doré R. LaForett

Senior Research Scientist

Hannah Lantos

Research Scientist II

Weilin Li

Senior Data Scientist and Early Childhood Data Science Lead

Alyssa Liehr

Research Analyst

Ying-Chun Lin

Research Scientist

Chrishana Lloyd

Senior Research Scientist

Deja Logan

Research Analyst

Rebecca Madill

Research Scientist II

Michael Martinez

Research Assistant

Emily Maxfield

Senior Research Analyst

Alison McClay

Senior Research Analyst

Amy McKlindon

Research Scientist

Brenda Miranda

Research Scientist II

Karlee M. Naylon

Research Analyst

Obioma Okogbue

Senior Technical Assistance Analyst

Maia O’Meara

Research Analyst

Nadia Orfali Hall

Data Scientist

Dayne Ornelas Gonzalez

Senior Research Assistant

Devan O’Toole

Senior Policy Assistant

Christina M. Padilla

Research Scientist II

Jenita Parekh

Senior Research Scientist

Katherine Paschall

Research Scientist II

Astha Patel

Research Assistant

Shantai Peckoo

Senior Research Analyst

Melissa Perez

Project Manager

Emily Peterson

School Data Collector

Gabriel Piña

Research Scientist II

Analisa Pines

Research Assistant

Tina Plaza-Whoriskey

Research Communications Specialist II

Hannah Rackers

Senior Research Analyst

Maria A. Ramos-Olazagasti

Senior Research Scientist

Manica F. Ramos

Senior Research Scientist II

Elizabeth Reddington

Research Analyst

Yosmary Rodriguez

Research Analyst

Angela Rojas

Research Consultant

Rachel Rosenberg

Research Scientist II

Kristina Rosinsky

Research Scientist II

Berenice Rushovich

Senior Research Scientist

Katelyn Rust

Community Liaison

Renee Ryberg

Research Scientist

Mya’ Sanders

Senior Research Assistant

Vanessa Sacks

Research Scientist II

Ali Sapp

Research Assistant

Seniesha Sekaquaptewa

Community Liaison

Kristin Sepulveda

Research Scientist I

Sara Shaw

Research Scientist II

Bonnie Solomon

Research Scientist

Emilia Sotolongo

Research Analyst

Joy Sotolongo

Research Scientist

Kate Steber

Research Scientist

Victor St. John

Research Scientist

Heather Steed

Senior Research Analyst

Pilar Stoeppelwerth

Senior Research Assistant

Sunny Sun

Research Analyst

Huda Tauseef

Senior Research Assistant

Jing Tang

Research Scientist

Kajol Surani

Research Assistant

Julia Tallant

Research Assistant

Joy Thompson

Research Scientist

Dana Thomson

Senior Research Scientist

Alicia Torres

Senior Director of Communication Science

Kara Ulmen

Research Analyst

Megan Treinen

Senior Office and Project Manager

Sharon Vandivere

Senior Research Scientist

Alexandra Verhoye

Research Analyst

Alana Ward

Senior Research and Communications Specialist II

Rebecca Vivrette

Research Scientist

Mallory Warner

Research Scientist II

Jessica Warren

Senior Research Analyst

Kate Welti

Research Scientist

Alexandria Wilkins

Research Analyst

Andra Wilkinson

Research Scientist II

Sarah Catherine Williams

Research Scientist II

Nia-Simone Woods

Research Assistant

Communications

Emily Baqir

Media Relations Coordinator

Kelley Bennett

Digital Media Coordinator

Brent Franklin

Editorial Director

Olga Morales

Senior Communications Manager

Catherine Nichols

Senior Graphic Designer

Stephen Russ

Senior Digital Media Director

Administration & Finance

Michael Admassu

Budget and Reporting Manager

Angele Akitani

Senior Accounting Manager

Olivia Carter

HR Generalist

Kali Cruttenden

Senior Compliance and Business Development Specialist

Kade Halvorson

Business Development Coordinator

Rebecca Emery

Human Resources Manager

Rhonda Jallah

Human Resources Specialist

Charity Lewis-Powell

Senior Facilities Manager

Mickeisha Myrie

HR Coordinator

Holly Nord

Proposal and Strategy Specialist

Maria Pekarsky

Senior Contracts and Grants Specialist

Andrew Potach

Proposal Coordinator

Julie Porcelli

Contracts and Compliance Manager

Larisa Puckett

Senior Staff Accountant

Novia Soeparno

Senior Executive Assistant

Debbie Stenoien

Proposal Specialist

Clemence Tassou

Senior Staff Accountant

Yirgalem Tesfaye

Senior Staff Accountant

Kieshawn Whaley

Contracts & Grants Administrator

Julia Yao

Budget and Reporting Supervisor

Shuai Yang

Staff Accountant