Jessica Creighton is the Research Manager for the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, where she oversees the Initiative’s portfolio of research projects. Creighton has a decade of experience managing and contributing to social science research across a variety of topic areas, including education, social accountability, public health, and energy efficiency. She specializes in using mixed-methods and designing and executing impact evaluations. Most recently Crieghton was Assistant Director of Transparency for Development, a large-scale research project investigating the use of community-based transparency and accountability interventions to improve maternal and child health in five countries across Africa and Asia at the Ash Center. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Tulane University and a Master of Education in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.