Byndloss has experience researching and directing initiatives to promote college access and success for low-income students. Currently, she leads the federally funded evaluation of the New York City Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) 9-14 school model and serves as MDRC’s first director for outreach, diversity, and inclusion. She has served as lead implementation researcher on an exploratory study of students’ postsecondary planning options at three NYC P-TECH 9-14 high schools and the evaluation of the SEED School of Washington, DC. She has also 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 a LEADERSHIP Philadelphia fellow and supports several nonprofit organizations that assist families in need.