Research Scientist, PELE
Roxane Caires, MA, is a Research Scientist leading the Measurement and Metrics for the Education in Emergencies: Evidence for Action initiative led by New York University’s Global TIES for Children (TIES/NYU) and the International Rescue Committee. Roxane has led in the development of the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies' MENAT Measurement Library, a resource to improve the availability and quality of measurement tools to assess holistic child development and program implementation and quality. Roxane previously worked in local government conducting needs assessments and developing measurable indicators to monitor the impact of targeted funding on key child and youth outcomes. Her academic concentration and research focused on understanding how children and youth develop under conditions of violence, instability, and poverty. Roxane received her Masters’ degree in Applied Psychology from New York University, and her Bachelors’ degree in Psychology with a focus on Education from the University of California at Berkeley.