Fernanda Gonzalez

Research Analyst

Fernanda Gonzalez joined ICJIA as a research analyst on the Safe from the Start program in January 2021. Prior to joining ICJIA, Fernanda worked as a research assistant on a systems evaluation for the Southwest Organizing Project. The project brought together mental health, healthcare, and social service providers to Southside Chicago communities. Fernanda’s areas of interest include early childhood program development, migration research, and continuous quality improvement in social services. She earned a master’s degree in social work administration at the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Loyola Chicago.