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Kavita Mittapalli, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

MN Associates, Inc.

MN Associates, Inc is a small, woman-owned education research and evaluation firm in Northern Virginia.

MNA is headed by Kavita Mittapalli, Ph.D., who brings over 18 years of experience in conducting R & E work for various programs and initiatives across the country. She worked at various consulting firms before founding MNA in 2004. Kavita started her career in Agricultural Sciences in India before becoming an Applied Sociologist and a mixed methodologist with an interest in research design in K-20. She brings her multi-disciplinary skills and knowledge to all the work she does at MNA. She is supported by five team members who bring their very diverse backgrounds, academic training, and professional experiences to MNA. To date, MNA has evaluated 32 NSF grants in 16 tracks (e.g., ATE, AISL, CAREER, Conference, CREST, ECR-CORE, ERN, HBCU-UP, HIS, IUSE, INCLUDES/DDLP, ITEST, MSP/STEM C, Noyce, PREM, and S-STEM) in addition to evaluating several medium to large grants funded by other agencies (e.g., USDE, DOL, NASA, DODEA, and DOT). Kavita can be reached at Kavita@mnassociatesinc.com. Connect with her on LinkedIn (linkedin.com/in/kavitamittapalli) and on Twitter @KavitaMNA.