Olivia Williams
Research Analyst, Youth Development, Criminal Justice, and Employment

Williams works in MDRC’s Youth Development, Criminal Justice, and Employment policy area, where she is a lead programmer on the Procedural Justice-Informed Alternative to Contempt project as well as on criminal justice studies, including Pretrial Justice Collaborative and the Los Angeles County Reentry Integrated Services Project. Prior to working at MDRC, Williams interned at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, where she contributed to coral reef research, and tutored math to incarcerated men through the Bard Prison Initiative. Williams graduated from Bard College with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and environmental and urban studies, and has a certificate in data science from UCLA.