At MDRC, Freedman’s research has focused on programs for disadvantaged young people, individuals involved with the criminal justice system, and other populations with barriers to employment. In her role as a technical research analyst, she is primarily responsible for data management, acquisition, processing, and analysis; she has also held roles in survey design, random assignment system setup, and visits to research sites to study program implementation. Freedman is a coauthor of the interim and impact reports on the evaluation of the PACE Center for Girls, a gender-responsive program offering academic and social services to middle and high school-age girls in Florida who are at risk of delinquency or other negative outcomes. Before coming to MDRC, she worked as a research assistant at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, DC. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Binghamton University.