At MDRC, Freedman has been involved with several research projects concerning populations with barriers to employment. As a technical research analyst, she is primarily responsible for data processing and analysis; she has also had roles in survey design, random assignment system setup, and visits to research sites to monitor program implementation. Freedman is a coauthor of the interim report 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 poor outcomes. Before coming to MDRC, she worked as a research assistant at the FDIC in Washington, DC. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Binghamton University.