Georgia serves as Interim Co-Deputy Director of New Connections.
Georgia assists the New Connections team through project management and by creating content for education, training and mentoring convenings for network of scholars. Georgia has a background and research knowledge in education policy, program implementation and evaluation, and youth development.
Georgia is also a director at Equal Measure. She works on a number of evaluation projects at Equal Measure, including the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions’ Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Family Economic Security Workforce Development Pilot programs.
Prior to joining Equal Measure, Georgia was an evaluation specialist at EducationWorks, a nonprofit organization serving youth in Trenton and Camden, NJ, and Philadelphia, PA. In that role, she was responsible for all aspects of evaluation, including building internal capacity, instrument design, data collection, analysis, and reporting. While completing her Ph.D, Georgia worked as a deputy legislative director for the New York State Assembly and, prior to that, as the coordinator for undergraduate initiatives for the University at Albany’s School of Education.
Georgia received an M.S. and Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Policy Studies from University at Albany, an M.A. in Anthropology from Binghamton University and a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh.
Fun Fact: Georgia spent a summer working on an archaeological dig in northern England castle grounds.