Diana Epstein

Diana Epstein

OMB Evidence Team Lead, Office of Management and Budget

Speaker Bio

Diana Epstein is the Evidence Team Lead at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The Evidence Team collaborates with other OMB offices on setting research priorities and appropriate evaluation methodologies, embedding findings from research and other forms of evidence into program design, and developing agency capacity to build and use evidence. The team also provides expert advice and technical assistance on evidence-related activities and initiatives for a broad range of Federal agencies and functions. Diana was previously a research and evaluation manager at the Corporation for National and Community Service, and before that she worked as a program evaluator and policy analyst at Abt Associates, the American Institutes for Research, and the RAND Corporation. She has an MPP from the Goldman School at UC Berkeley and a Ph.D. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.