Angela Rojas

Angela Rojas

Research Consultant

Areas Of Expertise

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Education & Certification

MPH, Maternal and Child Health, The George Washington University, MS, Biomedical Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

Angela Rojas works in the Youth Development research area. Before joining Child Trends, Angela worked extensively in the area of women’s health and contributed to research at the Pan American Health Organization to improve implementation of the Millennium Development Goals. For her Master’s thesis at The George Washington University, she evaluated the Empowering Latino Youth Program (ELYP), a teen pregnancy prevention program for Latino high school students. She designed survey questions for the ELYP, performed quantitative research analyses, and coordinated and evaluated the use of social media by Latino teens enrolled in ELYP in Washington, DC high schools. Her main research interests include reproductive health; after school programs; teen pregnancy, particularly in the Latino community; as well as program development and evaluation.