Priya is a Consultant at UPD. Currently, she is building a model that uses affordable housing with wraparound services as a lever to improve school enrollment stability in Baltimore neighborhood schools. She previously worked at the Brookings Institution and looked at how data, technology, and innovation can help global education be more effective and equitable. She also worked at the Character Lab, where she designed and evaluated school-based interventions that were based in the science of learning. Priya holds a Masters of Public Policy from Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts in Plan II Honors and Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.
Priya Shankar, Consultant
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