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Ciara Paige is an MA-trained professional in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Program Evaluation and Applied Research at Claremont Graduate University. She has a strong background in applied research methodology, statistics, program evaluation, grant writing, logic modeling, and diversity management. Ciara has over seven years of professional experience in program evaluation and applied research. She began her professional journey as an intern at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the Office of Workforce Diversity. While there, she evaluated their recruitment spending practices and created a turnover model to assist with tracking employee turnover trends as it applied to increasing and maintaining diversity at the lab. Additionally, she was the assistant evaluator of a $4.7 million dollar health disparities grant funded by the National Institutes of Health at California State University, San Bernardino and an evaluation consultant for a biomedical education program at Oakwood University funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Ciara also was awarded federal funds to conduct applied research and evaluation of Tongan cancer prevention program and a Pacific Islander Pap test intervention program based out of California State University, Fullerton. Both programs were funded by the National Cancer Institute. She continues to provide consultation to programs, organizations, partnerships, and larger coalitions as the research and evaluation manager at Ersoylu Consulting.