Xinxin Zhang, a research associate at EDC, has expertise in data analysis, educational research, and policy evaluation. Zhang specializes in cleaning large data sets, conducting descriptive analysis and predictive analytics, and presenting data to diverse audiences. She is passionate about supporting the use of data to inform policies with real impact.
Zhang is the HV CoIIN’s data manager. She is also a researcher for a study on career academies and a project on developing children’s computational literacy. Before joining EDC, Zhang collected and analyzed performance data for Boston Public Schools. Earlier in her career, she was a financial analyst.
Zhang holds an MA in Public Policy from the University of Chicago, an MA in Economics from Fudan University, and a BA in Economics from Tsinghua University. She is fluent in English and Chinese.