Senior Associate, Youth Development, Criminal Justice, and Employment Policy Area

Millenky’s current work focuses mainly on evaluations of programs for at-risk young people. She is the project director for the evaluation of the PACE Center for Girls, a nonresidential program that blends academics and social services for at-risk middle school- and high school-age girls. Millenky also plays key roles on two federal evaluations: the national evaluation of YouthBuild, a second-chance program for out-of-school young people, and the Building Evidence on Employment Strategies for Low-Income Families (BEES) project. Previously, Millenky led analysis and coauthored reports for the evaluation of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program. She was a member of the impact analysis team for the Foundations of Learning project, a demonstration and evaluation of an early childhood intervention, and for the evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities’ transitional jobs prisoner reentry program in New York City. Before coming to MDRC, Millenky received a master’s degree in public policy from Georgetown University. While at Georgetown, she worked at the U.S. Government Accountability Office and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.