Lashawn Richburg-Hayes

Lashawn Richburg-Hayes

Vice President of Education, Insight Policy Research


Lashawn Richburg-Hayes is Vice President, Education, at Insight Policy Research. Prior to that, she was Director, Young Adults and Postsecondary Education Policy Area, at MDRC, a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research organization dedicated to learning what works to improve programs and policies that affect the poor. She is also the project director and co-principal investigator of the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency project, sponsored by the Administration for Families and Children of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Richburg-Hayes earned a BS degree from the Industrial and Labor Relations School of Cornell University. She received her PhD in economics from Princeton University.