Namrata is the Director of Strategy & Knowledge Management for Cobblestone. She received her doctorate in Applied Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University. As an evaluator for more than 10 years, she has worked with teachers, students, and administrators in the entire education spectrum, ranging from pre-K-12 programs through college graduation and career development. She is especially passionate about helping programs improve outcomes for teachers and underserved, low-income, and minority students. Prior to her work at Cobblestone, Namrata was a Research Analyst at First 5 LA, where she used research findings to improve county and statewide education policies for children 0-5 years of age and the teachers who support them. As a Senior Associate at Arroyo Research Services, Namrata evaluated programs that serve highly-transient migrant and military students, as well as students with special needs.