Hannah Salomon Senior Research Assistant

Hannah Salomon

Hannah Salomon is a Senior Research Assistant at MAI. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Central Michigan University and a Master of Science in Education in Statistics, Measurement, Assessment, and Research Technology from The University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Salomon’s prior research experience includes data inventory analysis and data management for the Early Head Start program of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia at the Penn Child Research Center under the direction of Dr. John Fantuzzo.

At MAI, Ms. Salomon helps nonprofits and philanthropic organizations achieve their missions of improving the lives of others. She has performed project work with clients who have varying foci of work including workforce development (PowerCorpsPHL, Episcopal Community Services’ MindSet program, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative); education achievement, social-emotional learning and youth development (Big Brothers Big Sisters of America e-mentoring program, the Springboard Collaborative’s summer reading program, ReadNYC summer reading program, National Cares Mentoring Movement’s The Rising: Elevating Education, Expectations and Self-Esteem, Boys and Girls Club of America’s Youth Arts Initiative); advocacy and policy work (1,000 Days’ paid maternity leave study, the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Shriver Center’s Legal Impact Network), and evaluation capacity building (the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Greater Philadelphia Evaluation Capacity Building Initiative, the Shriver Center on Poverty Law advocate networks). 

Ms. Salomon specializes in quantitative research methods. She has a passion for inviting others into her quantitative data realm, sharing her knowledge, and learning from others in the field. Her evaluation work has involved fulfilling Institutional Review Board protocols for research and study approval, quantitative survey and assessment construction, data acquisition and inventory, data security, data cleaning, and leading quantitative analysis and reporting. She also has experience in qualitative research methods and has assisted in developing interview protocols, conducting interviews, coding and analyzing qualitative data, and designing and report writing for these projects. Ms. Salomon applies her continual research, along with her lived experiences, to use a racial equity lens while analyzing problems, looking for solutions, and measuring success.

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