Research Associate, Young Adults and Postsecondary Education Policy Area
Patel currently serves as the project manager and a data manager for MDRC’s Performance-Based Scholarship Demonstration, examining the impact of various scholarships across eight colleges and six states. In addition to this role, she has contributed to various cross-project and cross-policy area tools and initiatives and to the training of technical staff. Prior to joining MDRC, Patel worked at Morgan Stanley as a pension risk consultant. She has a bachelor’s degree in math from the University of Waterloo and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.