Molly Pileggi

Research Associate



B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering: Cornell University
M.S.Ed. in International Education Development: University of Pennsylvania


Molly Pileggi joined RFA in 2017 as a Senior Research Analyst and was promoted to Research Associate in 2018. At RFA, Molly conducts quantitative analyses for several projects and authored a study of School District of Philadelphia students’ progress toward graduation in their first year of high school. She is also the project director for Philadelphia’s evaluation of over a dozen OST providers as part of the 21st Century Community Learning Center program. Prior to joining RFA, Molly was a senior programmer analyst for Mathematica Policy Research, where she conducted quantitative analysis on a range of education and nutrition projects. Molly was a teacher for three years and serves as a founding board member for the Scholarship for Advanced Guyanese Education, a non-profit providing full  scholarships to students at the University of Guyana. Molly received her master’s degree in International Education Development from the University of Pennsylvania.