As a research associate, Sarjana has worked with higher education and K-12 research teams at EAB. She has completed research on behalf of university and school district leaders. Her research has focused on faculty benefits packages, instructional coaching best practices, coaching structure and management, and data governance initiatives.
Prior to joining EAB, Sarjana served as a consultant at Mount Holyoke College’s Language Resource Center and completed the Tuck Business Bridge program. Outside of work, she likes exploring D.C. neighborhoods, watching suspenseful crime shows, and attempting to create the perfect avocado toast.
Sarjana graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a minor in Global Business from Mount Holyoke College.
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