People

Dakota Bragato

Research Assistant

Dakota Bragato has a background in social science research and policy analysis, as well as experience in childcare, education, and community organizing. Her work focuses on child and family development, health, and well-being, with skills in literature reviews, quantitative and qualitative research, and technical writing. Currently, she supports several projects in the Child and Family Development practice area: Supporting and Strengthening the Home Visiting Workforce; National Home Visiting Resource Center; Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Technical Assistance Resource Center; and California Home Visiting Coordination. She also supports JBA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative.

Prior to joining JBA, Bragato was a research assistant at Cornell University and an educator at the Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco. She received a B.A. in American studies from Cornell.