Olanike Ojelabi, research associate, has expertise in public policy research, program evaluation, and project coordination. She supports Pathways to Safety, a National Institute of Justice-sponsored project examining federal and state-level barriers and facilitators to elder abuse reporting and response.

Prior to EDC, Ojelabi worked with the Center for Social Policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She was also instrumental to the data collection process for the Women’s Power Gap in Higher Education study, Phases I and II of the Massachusetts Early Care and Education Workforce Study, and the Changing Faces of Greater Boston study.

Ojelabi holds a BSc in Sociology from Bowen University, Nigeria; an MSc in International Social Policy from the University of Bath, England; and an MS in Nonprofit Management from Worcester State University.