Rebecca Schwartz
Research Associate, MDRC Center for Applied Behavioral Science

Schwartz works in the Center for Applied Behavioral Science, where she manages behavioral-science projects in social-service settings. She is currently the project manager for Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency-Next Generation. She has over a decade of experience collaborating with service providers and developing initiatives to change behaviors and improve outcomes. Before joining MDRC, Schwartz conducted public health research with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, oversaw arts-education programs in New York City public schools, and implemented health projects with the Peace Corps in Guatemala.

Schwartz holds a master’s in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s in history from Yale University.