Our Framework

EduDream combines Culturally Responsive and Equitable Evaluation (CREE) principles and rigorous research methods to produce insights that catalyze impactful action — with, and for, communities.

Our Process

EduDream approaches every partnership in a collaborative manner and embeds CREE principles across our work.

Our Work

High-quality, rigorous, and accessible work that will empower and motivate you to make decisions grounded in equity and evidence-based practices.

Our Services

Collaborative research that elevates the voices of racially and economically diverse students, families, and communities.

The Hub

A multi-year, actionable research initiative generating evidence to advance policy dialogue on K12 education.

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About Us

EduDream is a Latina-founded, women-owned, and equity-focused research consulting firm that partners with nonprofits, foundations, and education institutions to provide culturally responsive and community-centered research and strategy. Led by a team of experts, EduDream redefines what’s possible for education research.

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Stephanie Hasford

Research & Evaluation Associate

At a Glance

Philadelphia, PA

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Summary

Stephanie Hasford supports EduDream’s research and evaluation services as a Research and Evaluation Associate. She is a first-generation college graduate invested in giving back to the communities that helped her along her academic and professional journey. As a Black African immigrant born in Ghana and raised in the Bronx, Stephanie is passionate about supporting programs and initiatives that help students and families from diverse backgrounds access the resources they need to succeed.


Education

  • BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania

Previous Experience

Stephanie has over five years of experience conducting culturally responsive and equitable research and analysis. Before EduDream, she supported evaluations of programs and initiatives in education, public health, and philanthropy. Stephanie’s undergraduate research delved into the connection between biology and social environment throughout life, particularly examining how prolonged exposure to various forms of violence influences internalized and externalized behaviors from adolescence through adulthood.


Outside of work, you can find Stephanie…

  • Communicating with LGBTQ+ youth as a Crisis Counselor 
  • Engaging in any and all art forms 
  • Taking aerial fitness classes 

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