Medina is a qualitative and implementation researcher in the K-12 Education policy area at MDRC, where he coordinates project deliverables. He contributes to implementation findings for several projects focused on career and technical education (CTE), including the P-TECH 9-14 Evaluation and the CTE Advise project. For these project teams he created interview protocols, conducted qualitative coding of interviews, and co-led the development of a student survey. He also coordinated the production of two reports for K-12 projects. Medina first came to MDRC as an intern through the Judith Gueron Scholars Program. After graduating from Brown University with a bachelor’s degree in public policy, Fernando returned to MDRC as a full-time staff member in 2019.