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10300686_10102486689945264_760277742126464124_nDr. Sachdev is currently senior director of Evaluation at Bainum Family Foundation. She has been involved in research and evaluation for over 10 years. Prior to joining the foundation, Dr. Sachdev was the Research and Evaluation Manager at the D.C. Trust, where she was responsible for building and overseeing the evaluation for citywide and organizational initiatives. She was also instrumental in assisting the organization and the city in collecting indicators and making data-driven strategic decisions to increase the outcomes for children, youth, and families in the District using a collective impact approach. Previously, Dr. Sachdev served as Executive Director at Coaching for College and founder of Breaking the Cycle, where she was responsible for creating and implementing annual strategic plans, managing program operations, and developing program evaluation systems to ensure quality and effective programming was being provided to youth from some of the most vulnerable areas in the city. Dr. Sachdev was also a consultant at UNICEF and the Ministry of Health of Trinidad and Tobago where she was responsible for developing an adolescent health policy and evaluating a regional program promoting anti-violence. She began her career working as a special education teacher. Dr. Sachdev serves on the Board of Children, Youth and Families at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and Independent Grounds. Dr. Sachdev earned her Doctor of Public Health from the George Washington University and a Doctor of Psychology at the George Washington University focusing on clinical psychology.