Lewy works in MDRC’s Center for Effective Career and Technical Education, where she evaluates interventions aimed at improving academic and labor market outcomes for community college students. She primarily focuses on the implementation and impacts of programs designed for rural students, students with developmental education needs, and male students of color. She currently serves on the national leadership board of the Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness. Prior to joining MDRC in 2020, she worked as a research assistant to the journalist Gail Sheehy, and was also an English tutor and a freelance editor. Lewy previously held internships at the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity in Burlington, Vermont, and at Christel House Schools South Africa. She has a bachelor’s degree in community development and applied economics from the University of Vermont.