About Us


Women’s Business Enterprise

We are certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US.

We recognize the commitment to supplier diversity that is embraced by corporations and government agencies today, and we can add diversity to your supply chain.

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Certified Small Business

We are a CBE, SBA-certified, woman-owned small business that delivers social science research and consulting services to federal, state, and local government agencies and private sector enterprises. 

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GSA MOBIS 874

General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Group: Professional Services Schedule (PSS)

Contract number: GS-00F-428GA
Contract period: 9/25/2017 through 9/24/2022

Awarded SINs (Special Item Numbers):
874-1 Integrated Consulting Services
874-7 Integrated Business Program Support Services

Our Capabilities


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Qualitative Data Collection & Analysis

  • Design and conduct qualitative studies
  • Develop and test data collection instruments
  • Conduct literature reviews and create annotated bibliographies
  • Convene expert panels, including technical review panels (TRPs)
  • Conduct interviews, focus groups, and cognitive laboratory interviews
  • Produce key findings reports detailing research themes and findings

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Quantitative Data Analysis

  • Develop data collection instruments and implement sample designs
  • Analyze complex survey data (e.g., large-scale federal datasets)
  • Apply appropriate statistical techniques and models, such as descriptive and inferential analyses, linear and logistic regression modeling, factor analyses, and multilevel analyses
  • Establish replication, technical review, and quality assurance procedures to ensure high-quality products

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Technical Assistance

  • Conduct needs assessments
  • Provide tailored consultation and training (e.g., stakeholder engagement and program sustainability)
  • Support program implementation by facilitating collaboration among individuals and organizations
  • Identify appropriate evidence-based resources, tools, and products to meet client needs
  • Provide program planning and implementation services, including support for logic model development and stakeholder communication
  • Analyze program planning, implementation, cost, and effectiveness through proven research strategies (e.g., cost analysis, feasibility studies, program evaluation)
  • Offer analyses and recommendations regarding program sustainability
  • Recruit participants for and facilitate expert panel meetings

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Program Evaluation

  • Conceptualize evaluation processes and tools to achieve client goals and objectives
  • Sample and recruit sites/participants for data collection
  • Create tabular, graphic, and text-based presentations of data
  • Analyze program data to inform implementation and to examine program outcomes
  • Develop formative and summative feedback tools tailored to client and audience needs

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Publication Development & Support

  • Translate technical and statistical information into clear and concise documents
  • Create reader-friendly, visually appealing publications tailored to specific audiences
  • Manage publication process through all iterations of client review
  • Edit for internal logic, technical accuracy, and clarity
  • Develop research products (e.g., impact info-graphics, implementation manuals, communication toolkits)
  • Produce section 508-compliant documents

Our People


DINAH SPARKS, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Founder & President


LEI ZHOU, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist


NANCY COLLINS, B.A.

Senior Statistician


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NAICS:  541720, 541611, 541618, 611710

NIGP:  918-12, 32, 38, 85; 920-40; 924-19; 958-16