Jessica Walter brings diverse experience in qualitative research and policy and program evaluation to Cadeo’s research and evaluation team. Prior to joining Cadeo, Jessica worked as a clinical research coordinator for Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago. There, she conducted research on the impacts of social stressors on families with children living with chronic illnesses and proposed ways to improve services available at the hospital. Jessica was also the research coordinator for Roosevelt University’s Policy Research Collaborative. In that role, she worked on projects in fair housing, urban food systems, and supply chains. Jessica holds a BA in anthropology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MA in sustainable urban development from DePaul University. Outside of work, Jessica enjoys hiking, gardening, and reading.