Monica Leal Earns MPP From Johns Hopkins
For Immediate Release: May 21, 2004
Baltimore, MD -- Monica Leal, an intern at Optimal Solutions Group over the past year, earned her Masters in Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University. She joins Optimal full-time as a Research Analyst and brings strong qualitative skills (i.e., focus group research, survey design, and performance measurement) and subject matter expertise in welfare, housing, and education policy.
While in graduate school, Ms. Leal completed a number of Optimal projects. Most recently she quantified the return on investment of the Empower Baltimore Management Corporation's lead paint remediation initiative. Ms. Leal is also working on a number of marriage initiative evaluation projects (i.e., Supporting Healthy Marriages evaluation).
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