Leah is a Partner, Research Infrastructure and Operations who improves the flow of information and data through Character Lab’s Research Network by building and maintaining strong connections with researchers.
Leah believes that all kids deserve a school environment that recognizes their unique strengths and fosters well-being. She is excited to create efficient processes for collecting and managing data at Character Lab.
Before joining Character Lab, Leah supported behavioral intervention randomized controlled trials that aim to improve employee health and well-being in certain high-risk industries. Leah holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Oregon Health & Science University – Portland State University School of Public Health. She concentrated in mixed-method research methodology and program development and evaluation. Previously, Leah managed a youth workforce development program to connect high schoolers with GED testing and job opportunities, and she also designed and taught social skills and art curricula.
In Leah’s free time, she enjoys playing with her cats, biking, eating great food, and exploring the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest.
Leah’s pronouns are she/her/hers.