Senior Associate, Evidence-Based Practice
Beadsie Woo is a senior associate in the Evidence-Based Practice Group, specializing in developing implementation science tools for Foundation initiatives.
In 2016, she worked as a senior policy advisor in the White House Offices of Social Innovation and Science and Technology Policy, working with agencies to deepen their evidence capacity and disseminate evidence of what works.
Her previous work at Casey focused on increasing financial stability for families and children through strategies that encouraged savings and asset development. She is a co-author of Weathering the Recession: The Financial Crisis and Family Wealth Changes in Low-Income Neighborhoods, which examines what happened to assets, debts and home equity for families living in low-income neighborhoods during the Great Recession, using data from the longitudinal Making Connections Survey.
Woo holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Davidson College, an M.P.P. degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and earned her Ph.D. in economics from the University of North Carolina.