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Wright, Bernadette

Bernadette M. Wright Meaningful Evidence, LLC

Dr. Bernadette Wright is founder of Meaningful Evidence, where she helps nonprofits to use social research to make a bigger difference. She works with organizations in the areas of health, human services, housing, and education. She has delivered dozens of evaluation related workshops and webinars at local, national, and international events. Before starting her own business, Dr. Wright was Consultant at The Lewin Group, where she conducted and managed research on aging and disability issues for federal clients. Before that, she was Policy Research Analyst at AARP Public Policy Institute, where she analyzed proposed legislation and regulations and developed publications on supportive services and community living. In her early career, she was Senior Evaluation Specialist at the Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Employment Development. She earned her PhD in public policy/program evaluation from the University of Maryland. She is passionate about advancing equity and social justice.