Angela The
Technical Research Assistant, Family Well-Being and Children’s Development

Angela The works as a data programmer in MDRC’s Family Well-Being and Children’s Development policy area. She performs SAS programming and other technical tasks for the implementation and impact analysis of the Building Bridges and Bonds (B3) Evaluation, a study of community-based fatherhood programs. Angela also works on the operations team for the VIQI project, a national early child care and education study, as well as on the data collection efforts for Child First, a comprehensive home visiting study.

Prior to joining MDRC, Angela was a research assistant for the Research on Individuals, Politics, and Society (RIPS) Lab at Vanderbilt University, and an undergraduate researcher in the Mass Incarceration Lab for Undergraduates. She also worked at Project Return, a post-incarceration reentry organization in Nashville, and interned at the Public Policy Institute of California. She received her bachelor’s degree in public policy studies (criminal justice track) and violin musical arts from Vanderbilt University, and will be pursuing a master’s degree in computational analysis and public policy in the fall of 2021 at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy.