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Leah Cadena-Igdalsky


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LEAD Center: Putting Workforce & WIOA Policy into Practice, Evaluation of the Cedars-Sinai Health Equity Grant Program, Evaluation of The Direct Care Workforce Capacity Building Center

MSW, Boston College; BA, Psychology and Hispanic Studies, Brandeis University

About Leah

Leah is an Associate at SPR and works across research, evaluation, and technical assistance projects in the Workforce and Human Services Division. She is passionate about equity and inclusion, particularly around disability justice.

Prior to joining SPR, she worked as Program Manager at a Center for Independent Living, an evaluator at a center for community health and health equity, and a researcher at a disability policy institute. Through these experiences, she has developed expertise in making data actionable and useful for programs, writing for diverse audiences, and making meaning with community partners.

Leah earned an MSW from Boston College and a B.A. in Psychology and Hispanic Studies from Brandeis University. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outside, reading and cooking.