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Associate Consultant
In her work at The Improve Group, Dilata brings skills in research methods, program evaluation, advanced statistics, and behavioral science. She also has extensive experience in data collection, management, analysis, and interpretation. Her past work experience includes diverse topic areas like juvenile justice, education, and mental health, and she is competent in working across cultures, having worked in Mumbai, El Paso, and Chicago.

Brings to the Team

  • Knowledge and training in research methods, including experimental and quasi-experimental designs. 
  • Skills in advanced statistics, like multi-level modeling (MLM), structural equations modeling, and psychometrics. 
  • Experience in program evaluation including formative evaluation, summative evaluation, and logic model development.
  • Proficiency in data analysis software like SPSS, R, and MPlus.

Work Experience

  • The Improve Group, Associate Consultant (2017-present)
  • University of Texas at El Paso Graduate School office, Graduate Assistant (2014-2016)
  • University of Texas at El Paso Psychology Department, Teaching Assistant (2011-2013)
  • Aangan Trust, Mumbai, Program Associate (2008-2010)


  • Ph.D. in General Psychology (specialization: Legal Psychology), University of Texas at El Paso
  • Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology, University of Texas at El Paso
  • Bachelor of Arts, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, India

Beyond the Bio

Dilata is a new Minnesotan, having relocated after more than five years in Texas. She is currently discovering the joys of living here, like art crawls and farmer's markets.