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Wilder Research’s work provides context and informs action that improve lives and communities. Below are highlights from the many ways Wilder Research staff are sharing their knowledge and skills to make an impact.


Recent updates

Meet Heather Britt, executive director of Wilder Research

Earlier this year, Wilder welcomed Heather Britt as the new executive director of Wilder Research. Heather brings 25 years of experience in applied research focused on public health, health equity, and education. She comes to Wilder from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Minnesota, where she helped evolve analytics and data teams toward improved service delivery. In this video, get to know Heather, her leadership values, and her hopes for the future of Wilder Research. 

Contributions to the Field

  • Heather Britt appeared on the Women Making News podcast to discuss work-life integration, why it's important and what it looks like in workplaces today. 
  • Nicole MartinRogers co-presented with Senator Mary Kunesh, Juliet Rudie of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives Office, and Stephanie Autumn of the American Indian Prison Project at the 2022 Re-Imagining Justice Conference about the missing and murdered indigenous women injustice in Minnesota.
  • Jackie Aman, Sera Kinoglu, and Alissa Jones attended the American Evaluation Association annual conference. Stay tuned for their wrap up of key takeaways.
  • Jackie Aman and Jessica Tokunaga led a breakout session exploring creative evaluation methods at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits annual conference. The session, Evaluation Methods Beyond the Big 3 of Surveys, Focus Groups, and Interviews, covered art-based methods, ripple effects mapping, and other evaluation approaches.

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