When Communities Lead

Advancing equitable outcomes with inclusive research

Equity is central to our work at Mathematica. We understand that we don’t have all the answers, but we know we can discover more equitable outcomes when we include the communities we serve in our work and look to them for guidance.

Whether those communities are families with children, indigenous peoples, Black and Latino students, or the disability community, we strive to work hand-in-hand to apply research, analytics, and technology in ways that enhance well-being. We’ve worked with our partners to evaluate and implement programs that expand equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, provide better employment opportunities for youth with disabilities, and implement place-based systems change to promote economic and educational opportunities.

Explore our work and insights below to learn about how we're working with partners to promote more equitable outcomes and get tips for conducting more inclusive research in your organization.

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Research Guide

Tips for Conducting Equitable and Culturally Responsive Research

If you're wondering how you can conduct more inclusive and culturally-responsive research and evaluations, our guide provides tips and best practices that can strengthen your equity lens and make your organization a stronger community partner.

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Our Experts

Lauren Amos

Lauren Amos

Senior Researcher

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Deliya Banda Wesley

Deliya Banda Wesley

Senior Director of Health Equity

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Kimberlin Butler

Kimberlin Butler

Senior Director, Foundation Engagement

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David  Wittenburg

David Wittenburg

Senior Fellow

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Katharine Bradley

Katharine Bradley

Principal Researcher

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Dawnavan Davis

Dawnavan Davis

Vice President, Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer

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Joe Baker

Joe Baker

Researcher

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So O'Neil

So O'Neil

Director, Health Philanthropy Portfolio

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Emmanuel Saint-Phard

Emmanuel Saint-Phard

Research Analyst

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Solutions

Let's advance equity together.

Work with us to infuse equity into your research and program improvement projects. From evaluation design to data analytics, our experts can help guide culturally responsive, community-forward research.

Research and Evaluation

Research and Evaluation

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Evaluation Design

Evaluation Design

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Data Analytics

Data Analytics

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Surveys and Data Collection

Surveys and Data Collection

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Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

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Small Business Partners for Progress

Are you a small, minority-, or woman-owned business with a mission to advance equity and well-being? Reach out to learn about partnering with us on government projects.

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