Kyla
Wasserman
Research Analyst

Wasserman is an operations analyst and implementation researcher in the Health and Barriers to Employment policy area. She currently supports program development for the Families Forward Demonstration — an occupational skills training program for noncustodial parents — and provides technical assistance to participating child support agencies. In addition, as a part of the Subsidized Transitional Employment Demonstration project, Wasserman leads implementation research on a Chicago-based workforce program for young people who have been involved with the justice system. Wasserman holds a master’s degree in anthropology from the New School for Social Research and a bachelor’s degree from Bard College. Before joining MDRC, she coordinated after-school tutoring programs for an education nonprofit in Washington, DC.