Brianna Roche specializes in research, evaluation, and the development of learning communities to improve educational, economic, and health equity. She brings a strong background in research, strategic dissemination, and project management to her work advancing college and career readiness in STEM for underserved youth.

Roche has expertise in survey design, quantitative and qualitative methods, logic model design, statistical and data analysis (including SPSS and ATLAS.ti Cloud), data collection management, data cleaning, data visualization, relational database design, and technical assistance. For EDC’s STEM Learning and Research Center (STELAR), she produces resources for principal investigators (PI) and sustains a robust PI learning community. She co-planned and facilitated STELAR’s 2019 PI and Evaluator Summit, including leading legislative visits.

Before joining EDC, Roche was the director of research and evaluation at Economic Mobility Pathways and a project manager at Abt Associates, where she advanced education, social and economic policy, and health research.

Roche holds an MA in Survey Research from the University of Connecticut, a BA in Psychology from Northeastern University, and a PMD Pro Certification from APMG International.