Milena Saakyan is a Project Associate for the Inclusive Economy Lab, working in the College & Career Success program area. Milena is a graduate from Cornell University where she studied Applied Economics and Public Policy. She first gained experience in research and engagement through her work with Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations, where she researched predatory lending. She has worked with The City of Ithaca and previously worked with SKDK's Research team in strategic messaging and public opinion research.