Cassidy Guros is a research assistant in the education program area at Child Trends. She graduated with a BA from the University of Michigan, where she majored in Women’s Studies and Sociology, with a specialization in Law, Justice, and Social Change. Cassidy is passionate about educational equity and addressing disparate learning outcomes, particularly among low-income and first-generation students. While completing her undergraduate studies, Cassidy worked as a research assistant evaluating Title IX compliance among US colleges and universities. During this time she also worked on an independent research project measuring the extent to which US colleges support their LGBTQ+ student survivors of sexual assault. She later presented on this topic at a university-wide research symposium.