Mage is currently the deputy project director for a large-scale federal project, Building Evidence on Employment Strategies. She specializes in the implementation and management of projects focused on individuals and families with low incomes. She has more than 10 years of experience collaborating with program partners to assess the feasibility of research and providing ongoing technical assistance to strengthen their programs. Her work at MDRC has also focused on partnerships with child support offices, home visiting programs serving pregnant women and new mothers, and programs serving opportunity youth. She holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work.