Byndloss holds dual roles at MDRC. She is the organization’s first director for outreach, diversity, and inclusion where she works with MDRC’s leaders, Human Resources, and the Diversity Council to carry out corporate goals of diversity and inclusion. Byndloss is also a senior associate in the K-12 Education Policy Area, where for a decade she has researched and directed initiatives to promote college access and success for low-income students. Currently, she leads the federally funded evaluation of the New York City P-TECH Grades 9-14 school model. She has also served as lead implementation researcher on the evaluation of the SEED School of Washington, DC and served as the project director for the College Match pilot program, an intervention designed to improve the college application and selection choices made by moderate- and high-performing low-income students. Byndloss has experience building and maintaining relationships with school districts, high schools, and other partners; collaborating on program and research design; directing program start-up, operations, and close-out; and leading dissemination activities. Past employment includes roles as director of research and analysis for Symphonic Strategies, and as assistant dean for research and associate director at the College of Education at Temple University. Byndloss earned a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and a PhD in sociology from Harvard University, completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and holds an executive education certificate from the Harvard Business School. Byndloss is also a LEADERSHIP Philadelphia fellow.