Alice Mei, Senior Analyst, analyzes quantitative and qualitative data, writes reports, and provides assessment insights to CEP clients, with a focus on custom engagements. She is the key point person for CEP’s GPR Learning Network, which convenes senior foundation leaders to share knowledge and foster data-informed change efforts.
Prior to joining CEP in May 2018, Alice worked at the Urban Institute, a nonpartisan organization that produces evidence-based research to elevate the debate on economic and social policy, where she provided mixed-methods research support primarily on evaluations of federal workforce development and adult education programs. She also has on-the-ground experience as a community organizer with the Industrial Areas Foundation in Washington state. Alice graduated from Carleton College with degrees in Political Science and Psychology, where both of her senior theses focused on the impact of cognitive and social biases in human decision-making. Outside of work, Alice can be found planning a dinner party, perusing home decor stores, or playing volleyball on the beach.