Research & Evaluation
Christine Olmeda joined The Children's Trust as a Research and Evaluation Analyst in 2019. She studied Chemical and Environmental Engineering at Penn State and worked as a process engineer before moving to South Sudan to work as a water engineer in partnership with local institutions. Observing the interconnectedness of community development initiatives across all sectors, she broadened her focus and obtained and Master of Arts in International Development from Eastern University.
Jennifer Ulysse joined The Children’s Trust in 2019. Ms. Ulysse earned a Master of Public Health from Nova Southeastern University, with a special focus in Maternal/Child Health & Epidemiology.
Ashley Pugh joined the Trust in 2019 as a Research and Evaluation Analyst for the Early Childhood Development initiative. Prior to joining The Trust, Ms. Pugh worked as Project Manager for an international development consulting firm, IOS Partners, working across Africa and the Caribbean, where she provided direct support to Governments.
Destiny Westbrook joined The Children’s Trust in 2018.
Ms. Westbrook holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from the College of William and Mary, and a Master of public health degree from the University of Miami. She partnered with the University of Miami Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to complete her master’s research on rear seat belt usage and beliefs of importance among a sample of Miami residents. She also served as a peer research consultant for UM.
Bryan Pomares joined The Children’s Trust in 2018.
Xeniamaria Rodriguez joined the Children's Trust in 2018.
Javier Vazquez joined The Children’s Trust in November 2014 as a research and evaluation analyst dedicated to program evaluation and data analyses related to child, youth, and family services. His current role as data integrity analyst includes analyses of data across multiple sources with a focus on programmatic, research/evaluation and fiscal information to facilitate the decision-making process, in addition to the development of tools to capture and report key information to a variety of audiences.